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Responsibly Lowering the Cost of Workers Compensation
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Responsibly Lowering the Cost of Workers Compensation

Responsibly Lowering the Cost of Workers Compensation Gov. Bruce Rauner is pushing to further pad corporate profits by demanding changes to workers compensation that will jeopardize the economic security of workers hurt on the job through no fault of their own. I’m working for real reforms that reforms that help small and medium-sized employers save...

April 30, 2017July 18, 2017by
For Pro-Women Companies
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For Pro-Women Companies

Making Sure our Tax Dollars go towards Pro-Women Companies – HB 3539 Unfortunately, even today, women make roughly 79 cents on the dollar for every dollar a man makes. Employers should not let that wage gap persist, especially the large corporations that make billions in profits every year. That is why I voted for legislation...

April 30, 2017July 18, 2017by
Keeping Jobs in Illinois
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Keeping Jobs in Illinois

Tax Breaks for Companies that Keep Jobs in the State – HB 3538 Our tax dollars should go towards creating jobs here at home, not padding the profits of big foreign corporations. That is why I voted for House Bill 3538, which would end tax breaks and other taxpayer-funded deals for companies that ship local...

April 29, 2017July 18, 2017by
Putting Working Families Ahead of Insurance Companies
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Putting Working Families Ahead of Insurance Companies

Putting Working Families Ahead of Insurance Companies I’m fed up with politicians putting corporate profits ahead of the needs of our families. That’s why I’m fighting for strong state-level protections that stop massive insurance companies from gouging middle-class families and to ensure no one can be denied care because of their medical history, regardless of...

April 24, 2017July 18, 2017by
Buy Made in Illinois
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Buy Made in Illinois

Buy Made in Illinois and Made in America – HB 137/HB 138 Recently, I supported two measures that would invest in Illinois jobs. House Bills 137 and 138 direct the Illinois state government to buy more goods manufactured in Illinois. When we buy goods manufactured close to home, not only are we buying higher-quality products,...

April 23, 2017July 18, 2017by