Witness Slips 101

You’ve seen the calls to file a witness slip, but what are they, exactly? Witness slips are an effective tool that show the support or opposition to a piece of legislation. When you file a witness slip, your name and your position are officially recorded and considered. How to find…

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Why Courts Matter

If you think that the only Trump court appointments to worry about are to the Supreme Court…think again! Not to demean the importance of the Supremes by any means, but the Supreme Court hears only about 100 cases each year. The lower federal courts consist of 12 Circuits (Illinois is part of the 7th) with 179 appointed Circuit judicial seats and 686 District judicial seats. All (let me repeat that, ALL) of these judicial seats, when there is a vacancy, are presidential nominations with a hearing and vote in the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and then a floor vote by the full Senate. And, like the nine justices of the Supreme Court, these judges also hold lifetime appointments. 

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Chicago women use tech, peer-to-peer calls to kill Graham-Cassidy

INDIVISIBLE IL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  September 25, 2017 Contact: Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth, IndivisibleIllinois@gmail.com, 773-216-2067 Contact: Marilyn Katz, mkatz@mkcpr.com , 312-822-0505 (Chicago Women Take Action) Chicago-area Women Mobilize Against  TrumpCare with National Peer-to-Peer Phone Banks Chicago Women Take Action/ Indivisible  IL and other activists lend voices to other states to assure…

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