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Democrats Move Fair Tax Forward, Here’s The Facts

2019-05-14T20:03:30-05:00

Democrats Move Fair Tax Forward, Here's The Facts by Toby Trimmer, Communications Director @ILDCCA  @tobytrimmer Giving Illinois voters the choice to fundamentally reform the state’s outdated and regressive tax structure into a fair system that works for everyone recently passed a big hurdle in Springfield. State Senate Democrats approved the Fair Tax Constitutional Amendment to House lawmakers to consider for the 2020 election ballot. Under the fair tax plan, 97% of Illinois residents would not see a state income tax increase, with only those making more than $250,000 paying more. The plan not only lifts the burden off middle and [...]

Democrats Move Fair Tax Forward, Here’s The Facts2019-05-14T20:03:30-05:00

Fair Tax Momentum: Democrats tee up Constitutional Amendment

2019-04-11T17:40:42-05:00

Fair Tax Momentum: Democrats tee up Constitutional Amendment by Toby Trimmer, Communications Director @ILDCCA  @tobytrimmer Illinois' unfair tax system has needed reform and modernization for decades. But Springfield lawmakers could never get the ball rolling to give voters the chance to reform the state's constitution, creating a fair tax system to lower or keep income taxes unchanged for 97 percent of Illinoisans. Well, that's changing. This week, Illinois Democrats advanced Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 01 that would, if put before the voters and approved, remove Illinois’ flat tax rate where the lowest income earners pay the same percentage as the [...]

Fair Tax Momentum: Democrats tee up Constitutional Amendment2019-04-11T17:40:42-05:00

Ready to THINK BIG ILLINOIS? Governor Pritzker & Democrats Are

2019-03-11T12:03:28-05:00

Ready to THINK BIG ILLINOIS? Governor Pritzker & Democrats Are by Toby Trimmer, Communications Director @ILDCCA  @tobytrimmer Candidate JB Pritzker promised big things for Illinois...and Governor JB Pritzker is delivering. Already, Pritzker and Democrats put the state on the path to a $15/hour minimum wage. Next on the agenda is the Fair Tax - a plan that brings tax relief to over 97 percent of Illinoisans. The Fair Tax plan that Pritzker released on March 7 ensures a measure of tax relief on income earners up to $250,000 – a whopping 97 percent of Illinoisans. Pritzker’s Fair Tax plan offers [...]

Ready to THINK BIG ILLINOIS? Governor Pritzker & Democrats Are2019-03-11T12:03:28-05:00

IDCCA Response to Governor Pritzker’s Fair Tax Plan

2019-03-07T16:17:15-05:00

For Immediate Release: Thursday March 7, 2019 Contact: Toby Trimmer, Communications Director (217) 622-7547 | toby@ildcca.org IDCCA RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR PRITZKER’S FAIR TAX PLAN  SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – The following statement should be attributed to Kristina Zahorik, President of the Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Association... "Illinois has been desperately awaiting two critical changes from an Illinois governor. First, we needed bold leadership. Second, we needed a legitimate path toward stability for the state. JB Pritzker delivered on both of these needs today. The IDCCA stands with the Governor and applauds his refreshing, straightforward honesty about our fiscal challenges. He's shown true [...]

IDCCA Response to Governor Pritzker’s Fair Tax Plan2019-03-07T16:17:15-05:00

IDCCA: Pritzker’s Budget Plan Put Illinois on Track For Fiscal Stability & A Functioning Government

2019-02-20T14:37:56-05:00

For Immediate Release: Wednesday February 20, 2019 Contact: Toby Trimmer, Communications Director (217) 622-7547 | toby@ildcca.org IDCCA: PRITZKER’S BUDGET PLAN PUTS ILLINOIS ON TRACK FOR FISCAL STABILITY & A FUNCTIONING GOVERNMENT President of grassroots Democratic group ready to help promote Governor’s bold blueprint SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – IDCCA President Kristina Zahorik was in the audience to observe newly-inaugurated Democrat J.B. Pritzker deliver his first budget presentation to a joint meeting of the General Assembly. A leader among grassroots Illinois Democrats, Zahorik says Pritzker didn’t glaze over the challenges facing the state as he laid out a responsible path to fiscal stability and [...]

IDCCA: Pritzker’s Budget Plan Put Illinois on Track For Fiscal Stability & A Functioning Government2019-02-20T14:37:56-05:00

State Fair Meet Up With The Democratic Ticket

2018-08-03T11:08:30-05:00

You are invited to a State Fair Meet Up with the Democratic Ticket Thursday August 16, 2018 11:00am - 2:00pm Budweiser Tent - Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, IL 62702 Attendees & Honorary Hosts: US Senator Dick Durbin, US Senator Tammy Duckworth, Comptroller Susana Mendoza, State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, State Senator & Candidate for Attorney General Kwame Raoul, Secretary of State Jesse White, Gubernatorial Candidate JB Pritzker, & State Representative & Lt. Gubernatorial Candidate Juliana Stratton Join Democratic Leaders as they celebrate the Illinois State Fair. Please RSVP to rsvp@jbpritzker.com

State Fair Meet Up With The Democratic Ticket2018-08-03T11:08:30-05:00

2018 Democratic Statewide & Congressional Ticket

2018-04-09T10:44:29-05:00

Meet the 2018 Statewide & Congressional Democratic Ticket Governor and Lieutenant Governor JB Pritzker and Juliana Stratton Attorney General Kwame Raoul Secretary of State Jesse White Comptroller Susana Mendoza Treasurer Mike Frerichs Congressional District 1 Bobby Rush Congressional District 2 Robin Kelly Congressional District 3 Dan Lipinski Congressional District 4 Jesus “Chuy” Garcia Congressional District 5 Mike Quigley Congressional District 6 Sean Casten Congressional District 7 Danny Davis Congressional District 8 Raja Krishnamoorthi Congressional District 9 Jan Schakowsky Congressional District 10 Brad Schneider Congressional District 11 Bill Foster Congressional District 12 Brendan Kelly Congressional District 13 Betsy Dirksen Londrigan Congressional [...]

2018 Democratic Statewide & Congressional Ticket2018-04-09T10:44:29-05:00

Rock Island County Democratic Party Fundraiser

2018-01-17T13:27:38-05:00

Please join Doug House, Kate Jennings, Gregg Johnson, Joan Padilla, John McGehee, Scott Noyd, Jeff Deppe, Ivory Clark, Don Johnston, Elvia Aguilar for Rock Island County Democratic Party Fundraiser With guests Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Gubernatorial Candidate JB Pritzker, and State Representative Mike Halpin February 22, 2018 6:00pm The Stern Center 1713 3rd Ave., Rock Island, IL Tickets begin at $20 and can be purchased online at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/feb22-2018fr  

Rock Island County Democratic Party Fundraiser2018-01-17T13:27:38-05:00

State Senator Andy Manar Springfield Reception

2018-01-22T12:05:53-05:00

Please join in supporting State Senator Andy Manar with special guest JB Pritzker February 12, 2018 6:00pm-8:00pm Stonegate Farm 4491 Old Chatham Road, Springfield, IL Tickets start at $250 To RSVP or for more information, please contact Mitch at (712) 269-8242 or info@andyforsenate.com

State Senator Andy Manar Springfield Reception2018-01-22T12:05:53-05:00

Democratic County Chairs Vote to Endorse JB Pritzker

2017-10-07T13:49:36-05:00

For Immediate Release October 7, 2017 Contact: Dan Kovats, IDCCA Executive Director (773) 351-7818 / dankovats@gmail.com Democratic County Chairs Vote to Endorse JB Pritzker Overwhelming vote of members indicates JB inspiring Democrats to beat Rauner in 2018 Springfield, IL – Today, the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen’s Association (IDCCA) and its 102 members met to vote on an endorsement in the Democratic Primary for Governor. With an unprecedented show of support, the IDCCA voted to endorse JB Pritzker for Governor representing nearly 70% of the County Chairmen. IDCCA President Doug House released the following statement in reaction: “At the start of the [...]

Democratic County Chairs Vote to Endorse JB Pritzker2017-10-07T13:49:36-05:00