IL - Elgin Press Coverage

Group’s Campaign Prompts Elgin Policy Discussion

October 10, 2012

The city of Elgin is considering a formal policy discouraging public requests for proclamations that are political or “highly controversial.”

Members of Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice and Kane County Move to Amend have spoken during council meetings in recent months urging the group to pass a resolution in support of an amendment to the United States Constitution. The amendment would limit the use of corporate, special interest and private money in politics, including elections.

Kane County group has two weeks to get 6,000 signatures

July 20, 2012

A dedicated group rushing to gather enough signatures to get an advisory public question on the Kane County ballot by Aug. 6 is hopeful but aware success might be a long shot.

The group is asking Kane County residents to put a question on the ballot asking voters if they think the U.S. Constitution should be amended to limit the use of corporate, special interest and private money from any political activity, including elections.