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CALLING ALL DEMOCRATS TO OUR JULY 4 PARADES! By Chris Hotchkin The Downers Grove Township Democratic Organization will participate in two parades on July 4, 2023. Please join us in one or both parades so we can show off our strong and vibrant organization! Please wear a DGTDO or a Democratic Party of DuPage County...
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DUPAGE FOREST PRESERVE CONTINUES TO MAKE PROGRESS! from 6/9/2023 Facebook post “2022 was a busy year for the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County! Visit our website and read our 2022 Year in Review to see all the work that’s been going on across your forest preserves. #dupagecounty #dupage #chicagoland #Illinois #illinoisnature” Watch Daniel Hebreard’s Video to catch up on...
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MESSAGE FROM JB PRITZKER ABOUT OUR BALANCED BUDGET. “I just signed our 5th balanced budget! Here’s just some of what we’ll be investing in: 👶🏽 $250 million for Start Smart Illinois, my initiative to eliminate preschool deserts by adding 20,000 new preschool slots by 2027. 🎓 $100 million more in grants to make community college free for virtually anyone...
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TRANSFORMATIVE INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION FROM THE FY 2024 BUDGET! By Joanna Williams Following the passage of the FY 2024 budget, Governor Pritzker held events in Springfield and Champaign to highlight key investments in all stages of education: early childhood, K-12 and higher education. Early Childhood: Investment of $250 million in the Smart Start program to...
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BALANCED BUDGET SCORE:  PRITZKER: 5… RAUNER: ZERO! By Joanna Williams Building on 4 years of fiscally responsible leadership, Governor Pritzker signed the fiscal year 2024 budget into law on June 7, 2023, delivering his fifth balanced budget while making transformative investments in early childhood, K-12 schools, higher education, workforce and economic development, and efforts to fight violence...
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VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM FOR THE 2024 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION Calling all Illinois Democrats! DPI needs your help to deliver a momentous National Convention that will help carry Democrats to victory in 2024. Please fill out the form to indicate your interest in volunteering at the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. This form does not...
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POLITICS… WHY I AM INTERESTED!  A YOUNG PERSON’S PERSPECTIVE. By Madison Lipman, 2023 Hinsdale Central High School Graduate My name is Madison Lipman, and I am an 18-year-old from the suburbs. When it comes to talking politics in school, it can be a very heated issue. Until voting age, I hardly ever seemed to discuss...
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LET US KNOW WHAT WE CAN DO BETTER. PCs and Volunteers are the heart of the Downers Grove Township Democratic Organization and instrumental in getting Democratic candidates elected.  The 2024 election cycle has started.  We need your feedback to let us know how we can support you in your role as a PC.  So we...
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PC CORNER – JUNE 2023 By Chris Hotchkin The backbone of the Downers Grove Township Democratic Organization is our precinct committeepersons. We depend on our PCs to be active and involved to the best extent our time allows. During campaign season there are specific tasks we need to do–knock on doors, distribute literature, etc. But...
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