press-advisory

Monday 12:30 PM: After Mother’s Day, Local Mothers, Providers, and Advocates to Unveil New Report on How Budget Impasse is Creating Barriers for Mothers

 

They’ll ask Representative Harris to stand up for mothers by asking his leadership to put aside non-budget agendas and pass a responsible budget

Mt. Prospect – At a press conference the day after Mother’s Day, local mothers, providers, and advocates will let Representative David Harris know how the budget impasse is creating barriers for mothers. They will provide local examples of how mothers who are survivors of domestic violence, who are homeless, or who are at risk of homelessness are being harmed. 

Monday 10 AM: Community Leaders to Urge Passage of the Responsible Budget Resolution Ahead of Important Committee Vote

Murphysboro, IL - On Monday morning, community leaders will hold a press conference to urge their state representatives - including John Bradley and Terri Bryant - to support HR 922, the Responsible Budget Resolution. HR 922 declares support for a budget that chooses revenue – not cuts - to invest in children, families, communities, and small businesses of Southern Illinois.

Students, Child Advocates, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Providers to Rauner: End Budget Standoff, Propose Budget Solutions

What: After nearly 8 months with no state budget, in a press conference the day before the Governor releases his spending plan for next year, providers, advocates, and families will hold a press conference at the State Capitol to call on him to work with lawmakers to end the current years’ budget standoff.  They will detail how the failure of the Governor and lawmakers to put a budget first that chooses revenue has forced families to quit their jobs and drop out of college, risked children’s safety, and deprived those with mental health and substance abuse issues of needed services.

Chicago Area Students, advocates to Rauner: End budget standoff, propose solutions

After nearly 8 months with no state budget, in a press conference the day before Gov. Rauner releases his spending plan for next year, youth and advocates will call on him to work with lawmakers to end the current years’ budget standoff. Attendees will ask the Governor and lawmakers to pass a responsible budget with new revenue to invest in children, families and communities.

Metro East Law Enforcement, Providers, & Families to Rauner: End the Budget Standoff, Propose Budget Solutions

What: After nearly 8 months with no state budget, in a press conference the day before the Governor releases his spending plan for next year, law enforcement officials, service providers, and local families will call on him to work with lawmakers to end the current years’ budget standoff.  They will detail how the failure of the Governor and lawmakers to put a budget first that chooses revenue has jeopardized public safety and harmed people with disabilities, seniors, youth, and working families.

Coalition to Outline Weak “State of our State” Ahead of Governor’s Address

Members of the Responsible Budget Coalition from across the state will deliver a report describing the weak “State of our State” at a press conference at the state Capitol in Springfield one day ahead of the Governor’s State of the State Address.  For seven months, the Governor and General Assembly have failed to put a budget first that chooses revenue, which has weakened Illinois families and communities

In Illinois’ seventh month without a budget, parents, students, advocates outline weak state of our state ahead of Governor’s address

Parents, students and advocates will lay out the devastating impact the failure to prioritize a fully funded budget has had on Chicago children and families in a press conference a day ahead of Gov. Rauner’s State of the State address.

Rockford Area Families to Outline Weak “State of our State” Ahead of Governor’s Address

Local members of the Responsible Budget Coalition will deliver a report describing the weak “State of our State” at a press conference one day ahead of the Governor’s State of the State Address. For seven months, the Governor and General Assembly have failed to put a budget first that chooses revenue, which has weakened Northern Illinois families and communities.