30 05, 2018

Laura Fine: Fighting for Families

By | 2018-06-13T20:07:25+00:00 May 30th, 2018|

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

By | 2018-06-14T21:07:51+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|

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 [...]

27 04, 2018

State Senate OKs marijuana as an opioid alternative

By | 2018-04-27T15:54:17+00:00 April 27th, 2018|

Illinois lawmakers are turning to marijuana to fight opioid abuse. The Senate voted 44-6 on Thursday to allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids. Those addicted to opioids would also be eligible to apply for a medical card to use marijuana. The proposal now would need [...]