Daily Archives: July 22, 2018

JB’s Commitment to LGBTQ Rights

JB’s Commitment to LGBTQ Rights

My mother was an LGBTQ activist during the mid-1970’s in San Francisco. She instilled in me a spirit of inclusivity and respect for the humanity of all people. That’s why I’ve been a staunch advocate for ...

JB’s Priorities for Protecting Immigrant Families

Illinois is home to 1.8 million immigrants, including about 450,000 undocumented residents and 42,000 DACA recipients. They are our neighbors and a critical part of our state, contributing to the culture and the econom ...

Sara Dady on Education

Everyone deserves a quality education, no matter your background, what zip code you live in, or where you are from. My kids go to the same public schools I went to here in Rockford, and I understand how important their e ...

Sara Dady on Economy

The top issues facing the 16th district are: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs. We need a representative who will prioritize manufacturing, family farming and small business jobs in our District. Illinois pays more in federal taxes than ...

Sara Dady on Healthcare

In 2004, I lost my mom because she was uninsured and didn’t have access to the care she needed. There is no reason that in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, anyone should ever lose a loved one because they la ...

Sara Dady on Civil Rights

As a college student in 1992 I campaigned for the Equal Rights Amendment and nearly 30 years later it is outrageous that it is still an open question whether women should be recognized as equal to men under our Constitut ...

JB on Legalizing Marijuana

The path forward for Illinois is clear: we need to legalize marijuana. As governor, I am ready to stand with leaders, communities, and families across our state to legalize marijuana and move our state forward. There ...

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