Rush Hosting Community Town Hall Meeting

RUSH is hosting a Community Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 6:00-8:00p.m. at the University of St. Francis with several IL transportation agencies to discuss long term options to making Will County highways safer. The following topics will be covered: • Widening of 1-80 from Rt 30 in New Lenox to River […]

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Safe Roads Amendment

Read more about Citizens to Protect Transportation Funding   What is the Safe Roads Constitutional Amendment? The Safe Roads Constitutional Amendment is a proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution to protect transportation funding. At the General Election on November 8, 2016, Illinois voters will be asked even before voting for President of the United States […]

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Stand strong against ‘right to work’ laws

  Teachers, firefighters, nurses and other public servants dedicate their careers to helping others. They deserve the unfaltering support of a grateful nation. Yet some extremists want to undermine these hard-working public servants’ ability to negotiate a fair wage and essential benefits by touting so-called “right to work” laws. Don’t be misled by these extremists’ […]

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The Monitor – Fall 2011

Key Articles: – Will Congress pass a transportation bill – Should the Tollway be a Freeway – How Elgin, IL is protecting taxpayers – 113th IA League of Cities Conference  

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The Monitor – Fall 2012

Key Articles: – The American Waterworks Act – Long Team Infrastructure Investment – Getting to Know Michael Mauro – Burlington, IA: Newest Railroad Bridge

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The Monitor – Fall/Winter 2013

Key Articles: – The Illiana: A Driving Economic Force – Infrastructure Spending Overdue – RTW Law Violates IN Constitution – Langman: Rock Island Union Pride  

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The Monitor – Fall/Winter 2014

Key Articles: – Federal Highway Trust Fund—empty – 60 Years of success at Stenstrom – Capital Improvements in Clinton, Iowa

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The Monitor – Spring 2011

Key Articles: – Wind power—generate jobs? – PLA removes nuke decommissioning – Davenport deliveres taxpayer value

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The Monitor – Spring 2012

Key Articles: – Costs of Employee Misclassification – Illiana Expressway—IL, perspective

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The Monitor – Spring/Summer 2013

Key Article: – The Benefits of Fracking – IDOT: Preparing For the Future – Infrastructure Wins Big in Indy – LaPorte County Acts Responsibly

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The Monitor – Spring/Summer 2014

Key Articles: – TFIC Proposes IL Infrastructure Plan – No IA Gas Tax Increase In 25 Years – Responsibility Reigns in Joliet, IL

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The Monitor – Spring/Summer 2015

Key Articles: – Getting Congress In Gear – Indiana’s Race To The Bottom – The Future In Davenport, Iowa

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The Monitor – Summer 2011

Key Articles: – America’s crumbling infrastructure – Right Rx for IL Workers’ Comp – Real costs of misclassification – Highland, IN gets it right  

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The Monitor – Summer 2012

Key Articles: – MAP-21 Gets Bi-Partisan Support – Getting To Know Mike Staebell – Hodgkins Park District Values PLA – N-Trak—A Dream Come True  

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The Monitor – Winter 2011

Key Articles: – When private entities become public – The importance of RBOs – Understanding Wage Determinations

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The Monitor – Winter 2012

Key Articles: – MFT, MVT, Oil Royalties! Oh, my! – Gov’t intrusion on IN businesses – Davis-Bacon—apply to your project?

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The Monitor-Fall/Winter 2016

Key Articles –America’s Infrastructure First Policy–Illinois Safe Roads Amendment Passes in Landslide–Construction and the Benefit of Registered Apprenticeship Programs

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The Monitor-Fall/Winter 2017

The Monitor-Fall/Winter 2017

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The Monitor-Spring/ Summer 2016

Key Articles –Road Fund Lock Box –Prevailing Wage repeals hurt Veterans most –Will County, Illinois acts responsibly to population growth

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The Third House: State Lobbying Essentials 2017

The Third House: State Lobbying Essentials 2017 The Third House: State Lobbying Essentials is a day-long seminar on how to lobby the Illinois General Assembly effectively. Participants will receive vital information on practical lobbying skills and resources, advanced strategies and tactics, state budget insights and considerations, and winning grassroots efforts from various experienced and successful […]

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