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Protected: Who’s on Team Biss?

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Daniel Biss Responds to Ameya Pawar’s Announcement

In a series of tweets, Daniel Biss responded to news that Ameya Pawar has ended his campaign for governor. “Ameya Pawar ran an incredible campaign that elevated the effects of systemic inequality on working families. Illinois and the Democratic Party are better for it, but we still have a long way to go. Good candidates are being

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Oh, just another $7 million

As you might have heard, this Sunday at the Our Revolution gubernatorial forum, Daniel knocked it out of the park. In doing so, he ruffled quite a few feathers with his billionaire opponent, JB Pritzker, when Daniel pressed him on his record. It was a wake-up call for the establishment that JB doesn’t have this

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Why it’s time to address gun violence

The brutal murder of 58 Americans and the wounding of 489 others in Las Vegas is an unspeakable event that must be remembered and never repeated — just like all the other mass shootings before it. While we are called to offer our condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed and

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Rewriting the Rules: Reforming Our Political Process

The wealthy and well-connected have built a system that keeps them in charge while the rest of us fall further and further behind. From the way we fund our campaigns to how the district maps get drawn to the basic way you get on the ballot, the system is designed to push us out. That’s

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Biss for Illinois Announces Q3 Results

Biss for Illinois announced today that, for the second quarter in a row, Daniel Biss has raised more than JB Pritzker and Chris Kennedy, both of whom have written personal checks to their own campaigns to reach their quarterly totals. The campaign raised over $825,000 in the third quarter and now sits with more than

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I’m committed to open data and transparency. Here’s why:

I’m proud to sign Chi Hack Night’s Open Data Pledge. I pledge my commitment to leading a transparent administration that uses open data policies to improve the lives of citizens in Illinois. But I’m not just pledging transparency in the future. In my time as a state senator, I’ve been a passionate defender of individual

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We Can’t Sit Back

There aren’t many words to describe what happened in Las Vegas. 59 were murdered and hundreds more were injured. I am heartbroken. The shooter could have killed one of our loved ones. He could have killed any one of us. It was reported yesterday that, just weeks before, the Las Vegas shooter booked a hotel

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Daniel’s reflection on the tragedy in Las Vegas

Upon reflecting on last night’s tragic events in Las Vegas, Daniel posted his thoughts on Twitter: Had a sleepless night contemplating the tragedy in Las Vegas. So many people hurt. So many lives torn apart. -DB — Daniel Biss (@danielbiss) October 3, 2017 Obviously thoughts and prayers aren’t enough. But let’s start by holding the

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Another Step in our Fight

There’s a feeling in Illinois right now. It’s a feeling that was expressed to me as I collected signatures along Chicago’s 53rd Street for our first Day of Action, a feeling that was echoed to campaign volunteers in Peoria, in Skokie, in Champaign. People are tired of a government and a governor that doesn’t work

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