First-time candidate Jen McMillin has received the endorsement of the SEIU Healthcare, a union of over 92,000 dedicated workers in childcare, home health care, nursing homes, and health systems.
One of the first things you notice about driving around the 101st is the sense of purpose in the small communities all throughout the district. From the farmer’s market in Monticello on Wednesdays or the book sale in Farmer’s City, the 101st still has the charm of small-town life at its base. But once you spend time in the district, you start to see the cracks along the surface. These cracks aren’t from the people that live in these communities. These cracks and fissures are from decades of being forgotten in Springfield, in Washington.
The truth of the matter is that these small towns are the backbone of our democracy, and they are crumbling.
In a campaign cycle focused on what Illinois cannot do, state representative candidate Jen McMillin is focused on what the General Assembly can and should do for constituents in the 101st district and across the state.
This evening, State Representative candidate Jen McMillin challenged Republican nominee Dan Caulkins to two town hall-style debates, to be hosted in the location of his choosing.
Today, the McMillin campaign announced that the first-time candidate received the endorsement of the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT), a union of over 103,000 dedicated education and public service professionals from cities and towns of every size across Illinois.
State representative candidate McMillin admonished the decision of the Supreme Court on Wednesday that ruled that government workers who choose not to join unions may not be required to help pay for collective bargaining.
Today, the McMillin campaign made a major announcement, sharing that the Illinois AFL-CIO officially endorsed the first-time candidate’s run for state representative.
Members of Congress should act quickly to develop a fair and strong farm bill, according to Jen McMillin, state representative candidate for the 101st. The current farm bill set to expire in September 2018.
For the first time since 2015, Illinois lawmakers passed a budget through both the House and the Senate on time...
After multiple attempts to discredit and demoralize union workers from Governor Rauner, Jen McMillin, candidate for the Illinois General Assembly in the 101st District, demanded on Wednesday that the Illinois General Assembly renew efforts to prevent the creation of local Right to Work laws.
Run for Something (RFS) announces its second round of endorsements in 2018, including Decatur Democrat Jen McMillin, who is running for the Illinois General Assembly in the 101st District. McMillin is one of 40 candidates who will be strong voices in the next generation of progressive leadership.
Press Release - DECATUR DEMOCRAT CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION, NEW CHAIR FOR DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF ILLINOIS
As more allegations of sexual harassment come to light within the Democratic Party of Illinois, State Representative candidate Jen McMillin is calling for an independent investigation and for Chairman Michael Madigan to step down.
In light of the sexual harassment issues nation- and statewide, Jen McMillin announced on Monday that her campaign has signed the Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association (IDCCA) Sexual Harassment Pledge for political campaigns.
On Tuesday, local nonprofit and education professional Jen McMillin announced her candidacy for the 101st seat in the Illinois House of Representatives. McMillin, who currently works at Lincoln College, has lived in Macon County since 2008 and has worked closely with many area organizations through her work there and at the Education Coalition of Macon County.
- sexual harassment
- democratic party of illinois
- right to work
- worker rights
- working families
- bill backlog
- farm bill
- middle class families
- supreme court
- economic development
- rural communities
- town squares
- media advisory
- town square
- rural redevelopment
- early childhood education