THE ENVIRONMENT

Laura will fight to protect our land, water and air for our health and our future. From local forest preserves and the DuPage river to Lake Michigan, our beautiful spaces are part of what makes living in Illinois so great.¬† As a child of the 1970s, Laura understands the importance of taking care of our environment. As a believer in …

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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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WORKING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Laura Ellman is committed to improving resources for people with disabilities to help them live independently and in community. About one in five adults in Illinois live with a disability, but we are 47th in the country for people with disabilities. Illinois relies heavily on institutional care. Most states have been closing institutions in favor of investing in the community …

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