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Take Emergency Action to Defend Worker Pensions

Public sector pensions are under attack, and typical of Illinois politicians, they have used the cover of Thanksgiving to attempt to ram through a pension-slashing deal. Here in Bloomington, there are two actions you can take to defend state worker pensions. First, call the hotline number often (888-412-6570), telling your legislator not to support any … Continue reading

Join the Movement Opposing Fracking

Illinois People’s Action (IPA) is pushing ahead in efforts to oppose fracking in Illinois. Last Spring, the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Bill (2013) gave the green light to fracking operations in Illinois through its provision of a weak regulatory framework, and just recently this month, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) proposed even weaker rules … Continue reading