Category: Illinois Politics

Rauner vetoes workers' rights bill

Rauner vetoes workers’ rights bill

Those fighting for workers' rights just took a dagger to the heart. Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill protecting employees at small businesses from discrimination. He says the rule change would hurt business owners ...

New state solar law protects farmland

New state solar law protects farmland

A new state law sets rules for putting up and taking down solar panels to make sure they don't hurt farm land. Governor Rauner signed the bill last week. It requires developers to pay to restore land if and when the sol ...

WHAT WE BELIEVE

WHAT WE BELIEVE

The Democratic Party represents a future together for all Americans. Raising wages, closing the wealth gap, strengthening Social SecurityLowering health care costs; ensuring all Americans have access to quality, affo ...

JB’s Plan to Resist Trump

JB’s Plan to Resist Trump

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzz9Ne5d3Z8 Resisting Trump Donald Trump’s legislative agenda threatens to wreak havoc on the lives of Illinois families. Trump is actively working to dismantle health care in the ...

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 ...

NRA president energizes downstate conservatives

NRA president energizes downstate conservatives

For the first time in almost 40 years, the president of the National Rifle Association came to the Land of Lincoln to speak to voters. Roughly 1,000 people packed Effingham's Thelma Keller Convention Center to hear fr ...

JB on Net Neutrality

The internet is essential to everyday business operations, student learning, and free speech. The Federal Communications Commission’s decision to dismantle net neutrality, the rules that protect the free flow of informat ...

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