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Doug House Re-Elected President of Democrat Chairs’ Association


For Immediate Release: Monday May 21, 2018 Contact: Toby Trimmer, Communications Director (217) 622-7547 | DOUG HOUSE RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF DEMOCRAT CHAIRS' ASSOCIATION Rock Island Dems leader credited for growth in funds, training & building influence SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – Last weekend in Springfield over 100 county-level Democratic candidates from throughout Illinois gathered to participate in an intense set of training sessions to learn how to win against their GOP opponents. At the same time, Democratic County Chairs corralled to unanimously re-elect Doug House as President of the statewide association. “It’s an honor to have the confidence of the dedicated [...]

Doug House Re-Elected President of Democrat Chairs’ Association2018-05-21T10:36:58-05:00

Minimum Wage in America


Minimum Wage in America by John Willard, Chairman of the Kankakee County Democratic Party @KankakeeDems So, I felt compelled to write something about the crime of the stagnant minimum wage and decided that some research would be prudent rather than just ranting. That effort led me to some interesting revelations on just how we, as a society, decided that workers should not be ‘entitled’ to a wage that lets them eat well enough to be healthy, productive contributors to society at large. It is interesting that most of the ‘opinion’ and ‘advice’ articles I found were written by people who [...]

Minimum Wage in America2017-03-13T11:35:51-05:00