July 2017

Tackling Wage Stagnation

Working hard shouldn’t mean hardly eating, and the GOP has been targeting food stamps for decades. In recent years, they’ve been successful at cutting billions from the program, despite many workers needing this program to feed their families....

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We Must Stand FOR the People

I continue to see so much animosity and outrage pouring out on social media and in public regarding the President. This is not all that helpful in the upcoming midterm elections. The Democratic Party becoming the anti-Trump party...

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Cancer Researcher Sent Back to Iran

Since the Trump administration has taken over the country and the Congress, there has been a consistent drumbeat to ostracize religious freedom in America and Make America Weak Again.   Recently, Trump received a reprieve on its Muslim...

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14 July 2017

ACT NOW! Fracking Threat is Back!

Background on Fracking Permit FROM SAFE: Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing Our Environment IDNR Extends Comment Period on First Application to Frack Due to significant deficiencies in the initial fracking permit application, IDNR has received supplemental information from Woolsey for...

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Reducing the Cost of Healthcare

The 15th District of Illinois is a rural district. Therefore, many kids rely on Medicaid for their healthcare. There are many structural problems with Medicaid that must be tackled. We must address these systemic issues as well as...

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