Who Are We?Action Now Illinois is a grassroots community organization of working families fighting for change in our communities!
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Action Now Illinois Rally to Protest Service Cuts For the Most Vulnerable: Seniors, Children, GYO, etc.
Members of Action Now traveled to Springfield, Illinois on May 30 to protest service cuts to people who need it the most including seniors and children.
Members of Action Now traveled to Springfield and lobbied in the Capitol Rotunda calling for an end to the massive cuts that will cripple the lives of working families across the state. The Illinois legislature gave millions of dollars in … Continue reading
Illinois mothers and fathers, trying to make ends meet, the Illinois legislature has the ability to help, increase the minimum wage.
http://www.sj-r.com/opinions/x639958725/Michelle-Young-Families-deserve-a-living-wage?zc_p=0 GateHouse News Service Posted May 29, 2012 @ 12:05 AM For many Illinois mothers and fathers, straining to make ends meet, the Illinois legislature has the ability to do something both fair and strategic: vote for an increase in … Continue reading
An increase in the Illinois Minimum Wage, SB 1565, has been championed by Action Now and advanced out of the Senate Executive Committee on May 16th, 2012. Now we need your help! Call your State Senator and ask them to … Continue reading
Representative Tim Johnson Votes “No ” to Ryan Bill Constituents Left to Wonder if Johnson Thinks Bill Not Extreme Enough
Springfield, IL – On the day (May 10, 2012) of the final vote and passage of the Republican plan dubbed “The Millionaires’ Dream Budget,” angry constituents of Rep. Tim Johnson (R-IL) gathered at Republican Headquarters to call on him to … Continue reading
Area Seniors, Childcare Workers, Students and community members visit Rep. Schilling and demand he stand with the 99% Moline, IL – On the eve of an anticipated final vote Thursday (May 10) on a Republican plan they have dubbed “The … Continue reading
Republican Paul Ryan’s budget proposal draws wrath from the Catholic Church. Action Now wants to know: Where do Representatives Bobby Schilling and Tim Johnson stand? Click the link below to watch Stephen Colbert’s take on it: Paul Ryan’s Christian Budget … Continue reading