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Sign Petition: Support Working Families in Illinois

Date: 
02/12/2015

Over the past few weeks, Governor Bruce Rauner has taken major steps to begin dismantling labor unions and the middle-class that the labor movement has built. Bruce Rauner's scheme to strip the rights of workers and weaken their unions by executve order is a blatantly illegal abuse of power.  And we won't take it sitting down!

The Battle for Democracy

Date: 
02/10/2015

John Cameron writes about Governor Rauner and the Koch brothers attacks on democracy, labor unions, and the middle class.  Mr. Cameron is the  former Executive Director of Citizen Action/Illinois, current Board member of Citizen Action and Director of Political and Community Relations for AFSCME Council 31.

The Battle for Democracy

Congratulations to all of our victorious 2014 candidates

Date: 
11/07/2014

Citizen Action/Illinois & The Progressive Action Project

Remembering Lane Evans: A Hero for Progressives Across the Nation.

Date: 
11/07/2014

(Picture: 2001 Lerner-Egan Award for Distinguished Service Honoree Representative Lane Evans seated with 2001 keynote speaker Senator Paul Wellstone and Representative Jan Schakowsky at our 2001 Annual Dinner)

 

Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans (IARA) releases 2013 Congressional Scorecard.

Date: 
09/16/2014

IARA's 2013 Congressional Scorecard is a special report on legislation vital to America’s retirees. This voting record reflects how committed our elected representatives are to retirees and older Americans.  Use it to educate yourself on where your elected officials stand.

Help Us Fight for National Payday Loan Protections

Date: 
09/16/2014

Help Us Fight for National Payday Loan Protections


This year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is preparing to issue new rules for payday lenders.  This historic and unprecedented opportunity will enable a federal agency to finally curb the payday loan debt trap nationwide, much like we have already done here in Illinois.   We expect Payday lenders to mount a significant campaign to stop these efforts.  

Citizen Action/Illinois Releases Illinois State Legislative Scorecard

Date: 
09/02/2014

 

Citizen Action/Illinois is proud to announce the release of its Illinois State Legislative Scorecard. Follow the link below to read the entire scorecard:

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Gov. Quinn Vetoes Ridesharing Protections, CA/IL Calls for Override.

Date: 
08/25/2014

From The Republic (therepublic.com):

Gov. Quinn vetoes ridesharing bills, says local governments best to regulate new industry

By Carla K. Johnson

Associated Press

August 25, 2014 - 2:20 pm EDT

CA/IL Calls on Legislature to Override Gov. Quinn's Veto of Ridesharing Consumer Protection Act

Date: 
08/25/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      

August 25, 2014                                 Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue

                                                                312-427-2114 X202 

CA/IL Calls Out Billionaire UBER CEO for Throwing Rider Safety Out the Door

Date: 
08/20/2014

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release                          Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue

                                                           (312) 427-2114 x203

August 20, 2014

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