Campaign News


9/26/2019

Statement on Impeachment

Yesterday Speaker Pelosi announced the opening of an official impeachment inquiry against the president. Regardless of what conclusion is ultimately reached, our leaders must be held accountable for their actions, and this includes Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh.


9/20/2019

HUNDREDS COME OUT FOR NAPERVILLE CLIMATE STRIKE!

Ventura said, “We’ve had an era of fossil fuels, of big energy, and poor policy. Brown skies, lead filled drinking waters, and unprecedented species extinction. We’ve rolled back EPA regulations, sold off our public lands, fracked, pillaged and polluted our waters and air. That Era is over. Today we enter a new era.”


9/18/2019

Hollywood Endorses Ventura

“We need people like Rachel Ventura who have already fought for changes at the local level to step up and bring their leadership skills to Washington D.C., where the fossil fuel industry has bought enough members of congress to continue writing legislation,” said Shannon. “She is going to be a fighter that this generation and the next can believe in.”


9/13/2019

RACHEL VENTURA ENGAGES ACTIVISTS AND SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS DURING LIVELY DISCUSSION OVER THE TOPIC OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM.

Rachel Ventura held an engaging round table discussion on the topic of criminal justice reform on Thursday, Sept. 12th at the downtown Joliet Library. About 40 people, largely an African American crowd, attended the event. At times audience members injected their opinions on various topics. The purpose of the event was to include activists, community leaders, experts and audience members in a discussion before drafting her final platform position. Topics for the 2-hour discussion ranged from re-entry to economic disparity, and the use of private prisons and prison labor. While not a focus, many panelists also discussed education system reforms.


9/11/2019

WILL COUNTY PROGRESSIVES ENDORSES RACHEL VENTURA FOR CONGRESS IN ILLINOIS' 11TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT PRIMARY RACE

“It feels good to receive the endorsement from those who I have worked closest with over the past two years. They know me well and they know I will fight hard to change our political and economic systems so they work for everyone, not just the wealthy few."