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Statement from Citizen Action/Illinois on Governor's Signing of Medicaid and Health Cuts Legislation

Date: 
06/14/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   

For more information contact: Lynda DeLaforgue 312/427-2114 x 202

June 14, 2012

STATEMENT FROM CITIZEN ACTION/ILLINOIS ON GOVERNOR’S SIGNING OF MEDICAID AND HEALTH CUTS LEGISLATION

Seniors and Advocates Protest Elimination of Illinois Cares Rx

Date: 
05/30/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   May 30, 2012

Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue, Co-director Citizen Action/IL: 312.427.2114 x202

Seniors and Advocates to Protest Elimination of Illinois Cares Rx 

Groups Call on Governor Quinn to Restore or Delay Cuts to Critical Program for 160,00 Illinoisans

CA/IL Calls on Governor Quinn to Issue Amendatory Veto to Allow for Safe Transition for Seniors and People with Disabilities

Date: 
05/25/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

May 25, 2012

Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue, Co-director Citizen Action/IL: 312.427.2114 x202

Citizen Action/Illinois Calls on Governor Quinn to Issue Amendatory Veto to Allow for Safe Transition for Seniors and People with Disabilities

 

Today, Citizen Action/Illinois joined with several other groups in calling on Governor Quinn to issue an amendatory veto of SB2840 in order to allow for a safe and orderly transition for the enrollees in the Illinois Cares RX program.

Citizen Action/Illinois Announces Endorsement of President Barack Obama

Date: 
02/10/2012

For Immediate Release                                          February 10, 2012

Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue                              312-427-2114 X202 

 

Rep. Jackson Opposes Closing Tinley Park Mental Health Center

Date: 
01/17/2012

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Rick Bryant

Monday, January 16, 2012                                        (312) 505-6001

 

Obama: Discrimination against jobless "makes absolutely no sense."

Date: 
09/21/2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Aug. 30, 2011

Contact: David Elliot, USAction
202.263.4567, 202-607-7036 (cell)
 
OBAMA: DISCRIMINATION AGAINST JOBLESS ‘MAKES ABSOLUTELY NO SENSE’
 
PRESIDENT’S COMMENTS COME AFTER USACTION LAUNCHES ONLINE CAMPAIGN TO STOP HIRING DISCRIMINATION

 
Washington, D.C. – Last month, USAction launched an online petition campaign aimed at companies that refuse to consider hiring unemployed workers, a perverse form of discrimination in today’s economy.
 

Don’t let the Grinch steal your holidays!

Date: 
12/06/2010

Campaign warns consumers of the dangers of payday loans

IDOT's green construction policies yield public health and air quality benefits

Date: 
08/04/2010



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 30, 2010
    
Illinois Pollution Campaign Touts IDOT for Green Construction Practices
IDOT Action Yields Public Health and Air Quality Benefits
   

Citizen Action/Illinois calls for open lottery process

Date: 
07/21/2010

Public Interest Organization Cites Billions of Dollars at Stake

CHICAGO – Citizen Action/Illinois is calling on Governor Quinn and state officials to impose the highest of standards in their selection of a private management company to oversee the Illinois Lottery. The state has recently issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking private managers to oversee the Lottery, the state’s fourth largest revenue generator. Bids are due on July 30, 2010.

This is a high-profile decision that is being carefully watched across the country and by other states.

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