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  • 10.16.2018
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WTTW Chicago Tonight: AARP Illinois Survey Shows Voter Anger Over State Fiscal Crisis

Andrea Guthmann | October 11, 2018 2:08 pm A new AARP Illinois poll details voter anger with lawmakers over the state’s fiscal crisis. Nearly three-quarters of registered voters lack confidence that Illinois’ rece...

  • 10.16.2018
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Chicago Sun-Times: AARP poll – Illinois voters fuming about state’s financial crunch

Illinois voters will go to the polls in November with a head full of steam over the state’s budget mess, according to a recent poll. Asked to put a number to their anger about the state’s budget situation, almost two-third of registered voters ...

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Chicago Sun-Times: Op-Ed from AARP Illinois State President Rosanna Marquez

What are we to do when half of Illinois voters say they’ve considered moving out? AARP Illinois urges all candidates for state office in Illinois, beginning with Gov. Bruce Rauner and his Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker, to present de...

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NPR Illinois: WATCH-LISTEN: Election 2018 Forum Chicago

WATCH-LISTEN: Election 2018 Forum Chicago By LIZZIE ROEHRS , SEAN CRAWFORD, BEATRICE BONNER & NICE BOGDANOVICH After 10 other Seeking Solutions forums across the state, NPR Illinois and AARP ...

  • 10.03.2018
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Illinois Channel: AARP Releases Polling Data of Illinois Voters’ Concerns and Mood Prior to the Election

Illinois Channel features video of AARP's Springfield press conference releasing latest survey results.  Watch the Illinois Channel's report here.

  • 10.03.2018
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NPR Illinois- Survey: Illinois Voters ‘Angry’ About State’s Fiscal Problems, Mismanagement

NPR Illinois reports on AARP's latest poll of registered voters 25 plus.  Read the article here.

  • Elections 2018: Seeking Fiscal Solutions

    10/02/20184:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Union League Club of Chicago, Crystal Room, 65 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL 60604

    On October 2, 2018, join AARP Illinois, NPR Illinois, and Illinois Issues Forum for a Town Hall meeting in Chicago, to share your story and concerns on how the fiscal crisis is impacting your community.

    Honored panelists for the evening are:
    *Joseph Mancino, Mayor of the Village of Hawthorn Woods and Chairman of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
    *Zaldwaynaka Z. Scott, President of Chicago State University
    *Edwin Eisendrath, CEO of the Chicago Sun-Times
    *AJ Wilhelmi, President and CEO of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association
    *Rosanna Marquez, State President of AARP IL

    Make sure your voice is heard. Stand up and share how Illinois’ prolonged fiscal crisis is impacting your life.

    Refreshment will be served starting from 4:30 pm.  Live broadcast will start at 5:30 pm and end at 6:30 pm.

    The event is FREE.  Call 1-877-926-8300 to RSVP or RSVP online here.

    Spread the word and read more on the upcoming Chicago State Budget Forum.

    AARP will also be hosting two viewing locations:

    Chicago’s Little Village/Pilsen Neighborhood
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Doors will open at 4:30 p.m.
    Arturo Velasquez Institute 2800 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60608
    RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/LVPforums or call toll-free 1-877-926-8300.

    Chicago’s Bronzeville Neighborhood
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    5:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Doors will open at 5 p.m.
    Gallery Guichard, 436 East 47th Street , Chicago, IL 60653
    Please RSVP at 1-877-926-8300 or register online at: aarp.cvent.com/BronzevilleForum