By Kurt Hilgendorf, CTU Legislative and Political Coordinator | March 18, 2022 | Legislative Update, News
File under: Aaron Ortiz, Alma Anaya, Bill Cunningham, Brandon Johnson, Celina Villanueva, Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Delia Ramirez, Election, Endorsement, Kam Buckner, Lakesia Collins, Lilian Jimenez, Lindsey LaPointe, Marcus Evans, Mike Simmons, Omar Aquino, Ram Villivalam, Rob Martwick, Robert Peters, Theresa Mah, Will Guzzardi
The Chicago Teachers Union proudly announces its early endorsements for the 2022 election season for the candidates listed here. These endorsements were made after thorough screening by the CTU’s Political Action and Legislative committees, approval by the CTU’s Executive Board, and final ratification by the CTU House of Delegates.
By Kurt Hilgendorf, Legislative and Policy Director | March 4, 2022 | Legislative Update, News
File under: COVID, Cristina Pacione-Zayas, ILGA: Illinois General Assembly, Janet Yang Rohr, Lindsay LaPointe, pre-k, Standardized Tests
The Illinois House passed two bills this week of key importance to CTU members: HB 1167: COVID Administrative Days and HB 5285: Too Young to Test.
By Kurt Hilgendorf, Legislative and Policy Director | February 14, 2022 | Legislative Update, News
File under: Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Legislative, Rob Martwick
The CTU has been busy in the General Assembly so far in the 2022 legislative session. Several important bills already have passed out of committee and we expect other legislation we support to advance, as well.