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Anna Please Share- Join us in working to override the Governor’s veto of HB2462 a bill to strengthen the Equal Pay Act in Illinois and prohibit employers from asking job applicants for their prior wage information. There is a link on this website to contact your legislator and ask him/ her to vote to override…


LWV of the US on Twitter “Join us on Oct 3rd at 10am in the front of #SCOTUS for a rally for #FairMaps. RSVP here: https://t.co/KKN9kA6vWv” More info @ https://twitter.com/LWV/status/913837041150029824 Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V September 29, 2017 at 02:22PM

Why Teaching Civics in America’s Classrooms Must Be a Trump-Era Priority. The testing craze and re-segregation stripped schools of a key mission: creating engaged citizens. http://ift.tt/2y0mWIW

America’s schools aren’t up to the task of fighting back Trump-fueled hate. Here’s a fix. Mike McQuade When I was about 10, a classmate in my small-town school in Latvia liked to tell me in between classes that he hated Jews. I was the only Jewish kid in school, and one day as I walked…

“With nearly unheard of consensus… all 50 state Medicaid directors have signed on to a letter denouncing Republicans’ latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).”

What Trump Calls “Great,” All 50 State Directors of Medicaid Say Is Terrible “This is BANANAS,” says Sen. Chris Murphy. “You couldn’t get ALL 50 state Medicaid directors to agree any anything else in healthcare policy.” More info @ http://ift.tt/2xliKmx Automated post from LWV of the Elgin Area – http://ift.tt/2dKZy4V September 22, 2017 at 12:55PM