Every Vote Counts

Press Release: Every Vote Counts!

ST. CHARLES, October 15, 2021– The Kane County Democratic Women (KCDW) will host a forum on “Voting and Integrity” on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the Gail Borden Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL What does integrity mean in relation to voting? Webster defines integrity as “firm adherence … Read more

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Legislators Speak – Running for Political Office

At KCDW our mission is to empower women. But today our message focuses on inspiring a few to run for elected office. We’ll hear from three elected leaders, their path to victory and how each is changing their world, and in the process making our communities better. Throughout history and across this nation women striving … Read more

On the Road to IDCCA Governors Brunch in Springfield, IL

On August 17, several members of Kane County Democratic Women traveled to Springfield to attend the Illinois Dem County Chairs’ Annual Brunch. (You didn’t have to be a county chair to attend.)  Activities began the evening of the 17th when we went to several restaurants/bars in downtown Springfield that were hosting a “meet the candidates” … Read more

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Around the County – August 2021

State Rep. Anna Moeller’s End of Session Newsletter includes info about events in Kane county and information about what is happening in our state legislature. Anna serves the 43rd district of IL. Below is a summary of the newsletter and a link for more information. Health news: The Pfizer vaccine is approved for children who … Read more

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Bringing Home $10.5 Million to IL 14th District Just Inched a Little Closer

Last night the U.S. Senate voted on a $1 trillion dollar infrastructure plan. In a statement President Biden said, “ This deal signals to the world that our democracy can function, deliver, and do big things.” If enacted the bipartisan bill would secure funding locally for community projects across Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s 14th District, bringing … Read more

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Around The County

American Rescue Plan Funds: How Should They Be Spent? As part of the American Rescue Plan that was passed in March 2021, Kane County became the recipient of $103 million more in federal assistance. The money is targeted to bring about local economic recovery and assist with issues caused by the pandemic. First, the county … Read more

American Jobs Act: Is bipartisan support possible?

by Linda Willet President Biden hit the ground running this year with a proposal to fix America’s infrastructure and booster the economy. It is called the American Jobs Plan. Biden’s proposal includes items that involve physical infrastructure improvements for the country and items that involve the human infrastructure of the county.  In an attempt to … Read more

Right to vote under attack again

by Linda Willet In 2020, America celebrated the 100-year anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. And in 2020 and early 2021, women of all ethnic groups joined together to march and protest for social justice for everyone in our nation. The pandemic brought a heightened awareness of the inequality in our nation, and … Read more

State redistricting maps released

Following the 10-year census, maps are redrawn to reflect population changes. There will be some changes in districting in Kane County! You can take a look at the proposed maps: Illinois senate Illinois legislative districts Illinois Congressional Districts