RBC brings the #OneInAMillionIL campaign to Springfield

Submitted on Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:49


As the stopgap spending plan is set to expire on December 31st, RBC held a press conference yesterday in Springfield to tell our state leaders that we are ‘One Illinois’ and we need a fully funded, yearlong budget with adequate revenue now. The press conference featured members of the Responsible Budget Coalition from all different sectors united to demand a budget including William McNary of Citizen Action Illinois who emceed the press conference, Polly Poskin of the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Silas Johnson of the Faith Coalition for the Common Good, John Miller from the Illinois Federation of Teachers, and Don Olendzki, a retired AFSCME Council 31 member.

Read our statement here.

Read more coverage from ABC 3, One News Page, WMAY, and Illinois Homepage.