SB 1905, sponsored by Rep. Marty Moylan (IBEW 134) will prohibit Right to Work (RTW) zones in the State of Illinois. Rauner vetoed the bill in August. When the Illinois House returns next week, Labor will have one opportunity to override Rauner’s veto on Tuesday, Nov. 7th or Wed, Nov 8th.
In the next eight or nine days, we need to reach out to 12 targeted Republicans. All forms of contact are encouraged: Phone calls, emails, letters, and office visits.
The IL AFL-CIO is beginning phone patch thru calls to union members in targeted districts, allowing them to speak with House members and urging a “yes” vote.
Representative Moylan has agreed to remove the misdemeanor penalties from the legislation in a “trailer bill" that is being initiated in the Senate.
The following 12 key House Republicans are being targeted by Labor to vote “Yes” to support the override motion:
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
P.O. Box 160
Jacksonville, IL 62650
201 Danny's Drive
Streator, IL 61364
When SB 1905 passed the House in June, McCombie (Quad Cities) and Long (Ottawa-LaSalle Peru) voted Yes on the bill in June but then voted “No” on the override motion.
Terri Bryant (Carbondale) & John Cabello (Rockford) voted No in June but then voted Yes on the Override.
Steve Andersson, Mike Fortner, David Harris, Bill Mitchell are not running for re-election to their House seats.