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Introducing the LIFE Platform
It's time we support Illinois families at every stage of life
Count Me In
News from the campaign trail
Every day as I travel across the state, I hear stories about how it’s getting harder and harder for families to get by. What I’m seeing in these stories is a fundamental mismatch between what a working family can earn, and what it costs to maintain the standard of living that every American should expect in 2017 —
Letting Illinois Families Excel (LIFE)
No one should go bankrupt providing for their loved ones. As wages stagnate and the costs of supporting a family rise, it has become increasingly difficult for working families to affordably care for the people in their lives. Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace believe that every Illinoisan should have access to the services they deserve
It’s time for campaign finance reform
Money in politics. It’s always been there. But since 2010’s Citizens United decision, the survival of political campaigns rests almost solely on big-money donations. This financial dependence gives a select group of wealthy donors a growing influence over policy, and allows them to put their own personal interests above the greater good. And you can
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Daniel is fighting for an Illinois for all of us
Building an Illinois that works for all of us
Illinois needs a fair economy where all Illinoisans have the chance to prosper. This requires enacting protections for all residents, and ending special treatment of the ultra-wealthy.
Investing In People
People and jobs are leaving Illinois every day. Giving them a reason to stay means investing in the things that help Illinoisans flourish. Funding schools and healthcare, protecting the environment, and keeping communities safe—these all need to be priorities. Springfield must create financial stability, take care of residents, and invest in communities.
Respecting All Illinoisans
Protecting Illinois values and communities
Illinois’ diversity is what makes it a place of opportunity. Whenever communities are under attack, by discrimination or disinvestment, Illinois must fight back.
Fight money and the machine
Ensuring all Illinoisans have a seat at the table
The way government works in Illinois isn’t by accident. With unlimited amounts of money poured into campaigns, only the wealthy remain influential, and politicians only represent a portion of the population. This is why making a fundamental change in Illinois means going after both money and the machine.
RT @LitesaWallace: The Democratic Party is powered by black women and our votes should not be taken for granted. That means focusing on eco…