GUN VIOLENCE AND SCHOOL SAFETY

As a mom of two, Laura has been heartbroken by recent school shootings and other incidents of gun violence. We can do more to protect our loved ones. Illinois has relatively strong gun laws, but we need to keep illegal guns out of our communities. She supports the Combatting Illegal Gun Trafficking bill, longer waiting periods, responsible gun ownership, and other common …

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FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AND GOOD GOVERNMENT

Laura will fight to get Illinois back in working order and bring integrity to Springfield. Illinois’ debt and pension problems cast a long shadow of uncertainty on our future. Two years without a budget and cuts to vital programs have harmed our schools, our infrastructure, and our economy. We need responsible, accountable leadership to bring stability and growth back to …

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REBUILDING OUR ECONOMY

Laura knows that job growth and a stable, strong economy is key to moving Illinois forward. We can reinvigorate Illinois’ economy by rebuilding a strong middle class, increasing economic opportunity, and investing in our communities and our young people. Laura is dedicated to protecting working and middle class families, the backbone of a vibrant economy.  As the daughter of working …

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K-12 EDUCATION

Laura has held a lifelong passion for learning and believes that all children should have access to a quality education. With two children in the Naperville public school system, Laura understands the importance of strong public school systems. Laura will work to bring equity to public school funding and provide public schools the resources to stay competitive.

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HIGHER EDUCATION

Laura knows that one of the most important functions of our higher education system is providing students with an excellent education at a price that families can afford. It wasn’t that long ago that families could afford to send their children to a state university on a minimum wage job, without the burden of student loans. Laura will invest in …

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