Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tag: Illinois

Here’s how progressives scored 3 major wins in Illinois

A successful progressive campaign needs to have the right message and agenda and the right relationship between a candidate with vision and credibility and longer-term progressive infrastructure.

“This economic system is killing this planet”: Chicago residents demand the...

"The most direct way to address climate change is to keep fossil fuels in the ground."

ALEC wants to make protest illegal in Illinois

ALEC isn’t often at the forefront of legislative changes in blue states like Illinois, but with overwhelming support for this bill by Democrats in the Illinois House, that may be changing.

In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are...

Illinois and New York have approved hundreds of millions of dollars in clean-energy incentives for nuclear power companies. New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland could be next.

Illinois introduces Clean Energy Jobs Act – could make the state...

“We need the benefits of clean energy to reach all 102 counties in Illinois as we put Illinois on a path to 100% clean energy by 2050.”

Another Kris Kobach loss: Illinois leaves ‘Jim Crow’ voter purge program

Even as Kobach is met with loss after loss, his legacy will live on until the states that signed up for Crosscheck leave the program and reinstate voters to the voter rolls.

The Laquan McDonald shooting keeps exposing critical flaws in Illinois’ Freedom...

After Chicago officials denied records requests from the police shooting, the attorney general’s office did little to push the city to make documents public.

Are you on the list?

Even if a person is eligible, their names could be on the voter purge list after research from the Brennan Center for Justice in New York confirmed an upward trend of voter roll purges as the midterm elections are fast approaching.

Arthur Jones, Holocaust denier, wins Republican nomination in Illinois primary in...

Arthur Jones, former leader of the America Nazi Party, won the Republican nomination for a seat in Congress, but in a predominantly Democratic district, the chance of Jones winning is far fetched.

Close call in Illinois’ third district should be a wake up...

Newman’s insurgent campaign should be a wake up call to both centrist and right-leaning Democrats.

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“People with disabilities and older adults receiving SSI represent some of the most marginalized members of our society. History will not forgive us if we fail to address their needs.”

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