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Oct

2018

Is 2018 the 'Year of the Woman' in Will County?

Author: Editor

At the main campaign office of the Will County Democrats in Joliet, a small army of volunteers has been working the phones for the Nov. 6 election. 

Armed with sophisticated voter calling technology, headsets and plastic cups full of cheddar cheese popcorn, the volunteers on this evening were talking to residents who had requested mail-in ballots to see where they stood on the issues.

 There was one striking similarity among the vast majority of volunteers on one recent weeknight: They almost all were women.

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Oct

2018

Rock the farm vote - Meet your Will County Candidates & Elected officials

Author: Editor

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Peotone American Legion Hall Post 392

109 E. North Street, Peotone, IL 60468

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Sep

2018

DuPage Township Democratic Organization Monthly Meeting

Author: Editor

Monday, October 15th, 2018

7:00 pm 

Dupage Township Democratic Party Campaign Office

684 W. Boughton Road, Unit #100 Bolingbrook, IL 60440

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Sep

2018

How Trump Betrays ‘Forgotten’ Americans

Author: Editor

Donald Trump promotes himself as a friend of “forgotten” workers, but in ways large and small his administration has undermined what has traditionally been the biggest champion of workers: labor unions. 

Most recently, he used his authority as president to deliver a harsh Labor Day message to the 2.1 million people who work for him, canceling pay raises for the civilian employees of the federal government. In May, he issued three executive orders to weaken federal employees’ unions by, among other things, limiting the subjects they can bargain over. (On Aug. 25, a judge ruled that this move violated federal law.) In March 2017, Mr. Trump signed a law repealing an executive order signed by President Obama that sought to keep the federal government from awarding contracts to companies that violate laws protecting workers’ right to unionize, as well as wage and job safety laws.

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Sep

2018

Monee Township Democratic Organization - GET OUT THE VOTE RALLY!

Author: Editor

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

90 Town Center Drive, University Park, IL 60584

 

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