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How Labor helped bring down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner

How Labor helped bring down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner

By RACHEL M. COHEN In the Nov. 6 election, in a strong rebuke to the anti-labor agendas of Wisconsin and Illinois’ Republican governors,..

December 3, 2018 with 0 Comments
For Illinois working people: A new start with a new governor

For Illinois working people: A new start with a new governor

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent It was early April of last year. The people of the Labor Movement in Illinois and their Democratic..

November 19, 2018 with 0 Comments
Madison County Democrats organized, turning out volunteers to defeat Rauner, elected worker-friendly candidates

Madison County Democrats organized, turning out volunteers to defeat Rauner, elected worker-friendly candidates

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent East Alton, IL – Madison County Democrats are better organized and working harder than they have in..

November 1, 2018 with 0 Comments
Rauner vetoes bill to protect Illinois workers

Rauner vetoes bill to protect Illinois workers

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill intended to provide important new..

May 28, 2018 with 0 Comments
Could Manar bring the challenge to Rauner?

Could Manar bring the challenge to Rauner?

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – A Democratic state senator from the Metro East, Andy Manar of Bunker Hill, has..

January 2, 2017 with 0 Comments
More of the same in Rauner’s State of the State address

More of the same in Rauner’s State of the State address

Springfield, IL – Union leaders found nothing hopeful about the recent State of the speech delivered by Gov. Bruce Rauner, even though..

February 29, 2016 with 0 Comments
Republican governors lambaste Rauner

Republican governors lambaste Rauner

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – It’s not uncommon these days to hear union activists or Democrats criticizing..

November 16, 2015 with 0 Comments
Rauner holding Illinois’s neediest hostage to force through anti-union agenda

Rauner holding Illinois’s neediest hostage to force through anti-union agenda

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Swansea, IL – Illinois Democrats remain united against Gov. Bruce Rauner’s union-busting demands,..

September 2, 2015 with 0 Comments
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