While Quinn touts the proposed regulations as adequate to protect public and environmental health, his new budget cuts appropriations for the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, October 22, 2012 GREEN PARTY LEADERS SLAM PROPOSED PENSION AMENDMENT, CALL ON WORKERS TO ABANDON ANTI-LABOR DEMOCRATS AND SUPPORT GREENS Illinois Green Party leaders and candidates called out the state’s Democratic leadership, urging voters to reject Proposed Amendment 5.1 to the Illinois Constitution and to hold legislators responsible for undermining [...]
The Illinois Green Party released the following statement after the declaration that the Chicago Teachers Union strike would begin September 10: We stand with the Chicago Teachers Union. Months ago we declared our unity with them, and today we reaffirm that unity. The battle the teachers of the Chicago Public Schools are fighting is not [...]
Back in May, we released the following statement in advance of the Chicago Teachers Union’s large rally. As the CTU prepares for a potential strike, ILGP reiterates its support for the CTU and all public sector workers and retirees who are being scapegoated for government failures. The Illinois Green Party is proud to stand in [...]
Press release: The Illinois Green Party, and congressional candidate Laurel Lambert Schmidt, on Monday filed suit against the State Board of Elections over the Board’s interpretation of the “established party” statute. A victory for the plaintiffs would substantially lower ballot access bars for Green candidates in numerous congressional and legislative districts across the state, which [...]
Green Party leaders and candidates have expressed outrage at a recent State Senate vote to repeal the Illinois moratorium against new nuclear production. Senate Bill 3388 passed the Senate 40-1 on March 15, in an unexpected move after similar bills in previous years failed to move beyond the floor of either chamber. SB3388 would delete [...]