From The Desk Down State
December 4, 2019
November is a month of celebrating all that is good about our nation’s freedom and its democracy.
The first week of November we typically exercise our right to vote for our state and federal lawmakers – a privilege many take for granted. Millions of people in countries around the world have struggled to win and maintain the opportunity to voice their opinions in free and open elections. Closer to home, civic-minded people have pledged to support our freedoms and work on our behalf on the town councils and the county boards, and in the Illinois General Assembly and United States Congr...