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Access to Justice Campaign: Protecting Workers Compensation and Civil Justice

Date: 
01/28/2015

 Powerful special interests, led by Governor Rauner, are determined to diminish the rights of individual citizens and the access those citizens have to the court system by promoting the myth of “frivolous lawsuits”. 

Get the facts!  Don’t let special interests distort our civil justice system and intimidate individuals from exercising their constitutional rights and seeking justice when they are injured or a loved one is killed due to negligence.

Citizen Action/Illinois Releases its Illinois Supreme Court Scorecard 2004-2014

Date: 
09/16/2014

As long as Judges are selected and retained by a process that includes elections, it is necessary that the voters have accurate information about candidates to make reasoned choices.  The following summarizes the opinions of the Illinois Supreme Court over the last 10 years and reviews votes for justices up for retention this November.

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

CA/IL Applauds Walgreens Decision to Remain in the U.S.

Date: 
08/06/2014

For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue

August 6, 2014                                                    312-427-2114 X202

Register to Vote!

Date: 
08/03/2014

Register to Vote!

Voter participation starts with registering to vote. New online tools and no-excuses early voting make it easier than ever to cast your ballot.

First, you may want to verify that your registration is up-to-date HERE

To register or update your registration using the NEW Online Registration Tool you need:

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