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Workers’ Compensation Reform Must Start with the Insurance Industry By Perry J. Browder

Workers’ Compensation Reform Must Start with the Insurance Industry By Perry J. Browder In 2011, at the urging of the state’s leading business organizations, bipartisan majorities of Illinois lawmakers approved a workers’ compensation “reform” law aimed at reducing costs for Illinois employers. It forced workers to forfeit long-standing rights in exchange for insurance companies being [...]

The Basics of Field By Tyler Power

The portion of the campaign that includes knocking doors, making phone calls, recruiting volunteers, and engaging the voters is the field program. There is no one way to write a manual on how to properly run a field organization for your campaign, but I am going to attempt to do just that. I plan on [...]

Announcing Go To Webinar

Announcing, Go To Webinar for our next general membership meeting We will have a new change for our next General Membership meeting. We will be streaming the meeting online through Go To Webinar. A couple of weeks before our next meeting each County Chairman will receive an email to register with Go To Webinar. You [...]

Welcome Back to the Iroquois County Democratic Party

Illinois is one of the strongest Democratic states throughout the United States. We are only this strong because every one of our 102 County Parties is working in the same direction. Iroquois County is in the process of reorganizing their Democratic Party. The Iroquois County Democratic Party held an organizational meeting in early December. At [...]

Labor Issues Training By Sean Stott

Rauner’s Ransom The Illinois House has voted on Governor Rauner’s anti-worker, anti-middle class agenda 11 times now; and 11 times the House has overwhelmingly rejected it. No Democrat has ever supported the Rauner amendment. House Republicans have typically either voted “present” (a non- committal vote) or refused to vote. Rauner is holding the final [...]

IDCCA Endorsements

Springfield, IL – On November 7, 2015 the General Membership of the Illinois Democratic County Chairman’s Association met in Springfield to discuss endorsements for the upcoming 2016 Primary Election. “It’s important that Democrats know who our organization is supporting and why we are going to work hard to get these individuals elected,” said IDCCA President [...]