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20 06, 2018

For Bridget Fitzgerald’s campaign, family is key.

2018-06-20T19:15:40+00:00

When Bridget Fitzgerald contemplated her decision to run for the Illinois Senate, she gathered her parents, sister and brother around the kitchen counter to ask for their advice and support. As the youngest of five children and a member of a large extended family, Bridget needed her family’s support to [...]

14 06, 2018

Tom Cullerton passes bills to end taxpayer-funded sexual harassment bailouts

2018-06-14T19:39:34+00:00

SPRINGFIELD - Two measures taking aim at sexual assault in government by promoting transparency and the responsible use of taxpayer dollars are headed to the governor's desk thanks to State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park). The first, House Bill 4243, prohibits any public funds - including money that is appropriated [...]

30 05, 2018

Laura Fine: Fighting for Families

2018-06-13T20:07:25+00:00

Laura Fine understands the needs and challenges in reforming Illinois’ health insurance system. She lived it. Following a serious car accident, Laura’s husband was severely injured and lost his arm. Her family was faced with nearly $600,000 in medical bills when their insurance company refused payment and attempted to drop his [...]

23 05, 2018

Laura Ellman’s campaign is a family affair

2018-06-14T21:07:51+00:00

Laura Ellman swears her house is a “disaster” and that her kids, Lizzie, 17 and Barrett, 14, haven’t had a home-cooked meal in months. But it’s all for good reason. In her run for state Senate, Laura’s family has been her greatest support system. Laura reflected on her upbringing and [...]