Looking for Community Service Opportunities?

Below are some that are coming up! The League of Women Voters (nonpartisan, not-for-profit) is hosting SIX Candidate Forums and co-hosting a 7th this spring.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about and participate in the political process.   Students can help in all areas and can be mentored by a League member, and they DO NOT need to … Continue reading Looking for Community Service Opportunities?

Election Judges Needed

The April 2nd Election is quickly approaching. Are you interested in helping to make sure the election process runs smoothly? Become an election judge or site manager! Here's more information about those two different positions:Election Judges – Lake CountyThe Lake County Clerk’s Office is seeking election judges to process voters in their neighborhood Election Day … Continue reading Election Judges Needed

Schneider Meets with Local Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown

For Immediate ReleaseFriday, January 18, 2019 Contact: Steven Kirsch(202) 225-4835 Schneider Meets with Local Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown Heard from Tenth District residents who are working without pay or furloughed due to the lapse in government funding WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Schneider met with local federal workers negatively affected by the government … Continue reading Schneider Meets with Local Federal Employees Affected by Shutdown

Commentary: We can’t afford to let the new NAFTA drive up drug prices

By Raja Krishnamoorthi It’s no secret that Americans pay more for prescription drugs than people in most other developed nations. According to a CNN report, the prices Americans pay on average are two to six times higher than the rest of the world. For example, a common acid-reflux drug costs $215 in the United States … Continue reading Commentary: We can’t afford to let the new NAFTA drive up drug prices

The First 100 Days of Congress

Whose House? Our House Day of Action Indivisible: The Action Network is the progressives’ grassroots response to The Tea Party movement. It’s “a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building online power for the progressive movement.” Indivisible groups are gaining traction throughout the country and recently organized a Whose House? Our House! Day of Action on … Continue reading The First 100 Days of Congress