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  • The President, The Governor, and Pullman

    President Dan Montgomery for Huffington Post: "Rauner must have been the one person there to celebrate George Pullman, the millionaire union-busting industrialist." more
  • Legislative Update 2-27-15

    Governor Rauner spoke to the Illinois Farm Bureau this week in Springfield and, while his rhetoric was toned down, make no mistake – this was yet another pitch for “right-to-work” ... more
  • Meanwhile in Washington

    It’s been an eventful month here in Illinois, so you may have missed something important happening in Washington, DC. more
  • Weigh in on new teacher evaluation systems

    If you serve on a PERA committee or team, please complete a brief survey to let the state know about the challenges you face in your district. more
  • Chicago election a victory for working families

    Yesterday, IFT-endorsed mayoral candidate Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia forced Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff election in Chicago. Mayor Emanuel could not secure the 50%-plus-... more



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