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Trump’s ‘Taxpayer First’ Budget Would Hit Illinois Middle Class the Hardest

For Immediate Release May 23, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Trump’s ‘Taxpayer First’ Budget Would Hit Illinois Middle Class the Hardest Illinois Congressional Republicans remain silent Springfield, IL – Yesterday, Donald Trump’s Administration released what Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney called the ‘Taxpayer First’ [...]

Democratic Chairmen’s Association Trains Nearly 100 Candidates

For Immediate Release May 22, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com  Democratic Chairmen’s Association Trains Nearly 100 Candidates Trump-Rauner Failures are Fuel to the Fire of Democratic Recruitment Efforts Springfield, IL – Today the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association (IDCCA) and the National Democratic Training Committee (NDTC, http://www.traindemocrats.org/) [...]

Doug House: Keep Your Pledge, Governor

For Immediate Release May 11, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com   Doug House: Keep Your Pledge, Governor Illinois' House and Senate vote to protect abortion rights, Rauner reverses pledge and vows veto Springfield, IL – Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House released the following statement [...]

IDCCA Response to Illinois Congressional Republicans Repeal of the ACA

For Immediate Release May 4, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com IDCCA Response to Illinois Congressional Republicans Repeal of the ACA Springfield, IL – Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House released the following statement in response to the Illinois Congressional Republicans repeal of the Affordable Care [...]

IDCCA Response to 10 leading healthcare groups opposing the AHCA

For Immediate Release May 1, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com   IDCCA Response to 10 leading healthcare groups opposing the AHCA Springfield, IL - On Monday, May 1st, ten of the leading healthcare groups in America released a statement opposing the American Health Care Act (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/leading-patient-advocacy-groups-stand-together-to-oppose-american-health-care-act-300448714.html). Illinois [...]

Rauner and Proft return to Quad Cities to highlight Administration failures

For Immediate Release April 27, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com   Rauner and Proft return to Quad Cities to highlight Administration failures Rauner pandering for votes while Illinois sinks Springfield, IL - On Saturday, April 29th, Governor Bruce Rauner and talk show host Dan Proft will return [...]

Rauner Shows His True Colors in Comments to Business Leaders in Quad Cities

For Immediate Release April 18, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Rauner Shows His True Colors in Comments to Business Leaders in Quad Cities Rauner says AFSCME Members won’t be missed if they choose to strike Springfield, IL - On Monday, April 17th, Governor Bruce Rauner continued his [...]

Against Proft and Rauner’s Millions, Democrats Make Historic Gains

For Immediate Release April 5, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Against Proft and Rauner's Millions, Democrats Make Historic Gains Big Republican outside money wasn't enough to stop Democratic victories Springfield, IL - Across Illinois, Democrats made unprecedented gains against outsized Republican spending and influence in local races. [...]

Rauner, IL GOP Continue to Distract Voters from Series of Failures

For Immediate Release March 30, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Rauner, IL GOP Continue to Distract Voters from Series of Failures Rauner and GOP pursue non-existent claims of financial recklessness against State Comptroller’s used car, despite signs of hypocrisy and misdirection Springfield, IL – The Bruce Rauner-funded [...]

Congressman Roskam’s efforts to repeal ACA

For Immediate Release March 29, 2017 Media Advisory Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association President Doug House statement on Congressman Roskam’s effots to repeal ACA Roskam’s double – down on repeal of the ACA will leave more than 700,000 families without affordable coverage they need Springfield, [...]