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Events: Illinois House of Representatives Hearing on Gun Violence in Springfield

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 12:00 pm

Where: Illinois State Capitol Building, Springfield

What: The Judiciary Committee of the Illinois House of Representative will hold a hearing on concealed carry and other aspects of gun violence. The testimony at this hearing will become part of the official record and will influence the legislature as it considers new gun-related laws. The hearing is open to the public. Use this link to confirm the scheduled time and location.

You may send an email to the chair of the Judiciary Committee, Rep. Elaine Nekritz, to tell her that you do not want Illinois to pass any concealed carry legislation until all appeals have been taken of the federal court decision and if the request for a rehearing is granted, there is no need to pass a new law. Ask Rep. Nekritz to make your email a part of the official record of her committee, and tell her the name of the town where you live.

Events: Common Cause Documentary Film: “The United States of ALEC”

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Where: Overflow Coffee Bar, 1550 S. State St., Chicago

What: Common Cause is showing their documentary, “The United States of ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council),” with discussion following the film. See what Super PACs like ALEC are doing in all 50 states as they plan to take over the next elections at all levels from any possible wins by Democrats. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.

RSVP or reserve a seat here or by email. The cost is $7.00. If a ride is needed, let them know because carpools are being formed from the suburbs.

Events: Reelection Reception for Congressman Brad Schneider

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Where: Petterino’s, 150 N. Dearborn St., Chicago

What: The host committee (in formation) invites you to join Congressman Brad Schneider at this fundraiser.

RSVP at 847-748-3788 or by email. Contributions can be sent by checks made payable to “Schneider for Congress,” P.O. Box 1318, Deerfield, IL 60015. Contribution levels from $250.

Events: City Club of Waukegan Forum for Democratic Mayoral Candidates

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Where: Glen Flora Country Club, 2200 N. Sheridan Rd., Waukegan

What: The City Club of Waukegan invites you to a forum presenting the Democratic candidates for Mayor of Waukegan.