Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: Illinois

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.

Saving Illinois: Getting more bang for the state’s bucks

Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions.

From Selma to Springfield: Why we’re marching in Illinois

Our loved ones – past, present, and future – are always in this struggle with us. We march for all of them, and for all of us.

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

DNC will not host climate-specific presidential primary debate and plans to punish candidates that...

"The DNC is silencing the voices of Democratic activists, many of our progressive partner organizations, and nearly half of the Democratic presidential field, who want to debate the existential crisis of our time."

The year of the Green New Deal

Offering hope for a better future over the rage in vogue on the right, motivating young people to vote and getting more citizens to organize in their communities is how we will win.

Trump wants to make Alaska’s protected wilderness a hunting ground

The Trump administration has shown a penchant for supplicating itself to trophy hunters and trappers.

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

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