• Illinois House overrides 11 Rauner vetoes

    Illinois House overrides 11 Rauner vetoes

    The Illinois House of Representatives unanimously overrode Gov. Rauner’s veto of Comptroller Susana Mendoza’s Debt Transparency Act, along with ten other of the governor’s vetoes.

  • Convention: Rise Up!

    Convention: Rise Up!

    Nearly 1,000 AFSCME Council 31 members gathered in Springfield for our 20th Biennial Convention. We're ready to Rise Up! Watch this powerful video highlighting critical battles we've fought over the last two years—and listen to some great music too.

  • Wealthy attack worker freedom

    Wealthy attack worker freedom

    The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would decide Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, a lawsuit that aims to take away the freedom of working people to join together in strong unions.

  • Inmate attack reveals dangerous conditions

    Inmate attack reveals dangerous conditions

    In a violent attack over the weekend at East Moline Correctional Center, an inmate repeatedly struck a correctional officer in the head with a rock. The officer was working alone on the unit and struggled to call for help on a faulty radio.

  • Rauner rewrites history on child care cuts

    Rauner rewrites history on child care cuts

    After cutting child care for 30,000 children, Gov. Rauner restored some of the cuts to the Child Care Assistance Program. Then pretended the cuts weren’t his in the first place.

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