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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 [...]

30 04, 2018

Gun bills have seen mixed success in General Assembly

2018-04-30T19:57:37+00:00

State Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, has filed some version of gun dealer licensing legislation every year since he began serving in the General Assembly in 2003. In all those years, Harmon’s efforts have not borne fruit, dying in one form or another due to lack of support. Though his [...]