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  • RWU Resolution on Hazardous Substances Near Schools

    November 6, 2022 by

    Thank you Ron Kaminkow, Railroad Workers United Organizer, for your work on RWU’s Resolution to call attention to the need for emergency response specific to the transport of hazardous substances rolling past our children’s schools by rail. This Resolution supports legislative efforts such as IL HB 1542, which includes school personnel in comprehensive response plans,… Read more

  • HB 1542 Assigned Final Action Deadline

    April 3, 2022 by

    Who opposes HB 1542, common-sense legislation that can help keep kids at school safe from hazardous substances transported by rail or stored nearby?  Who opposes a bill that could save our children’s lives?   Witness slips make this answer crystal clear.  Not surprisingly, HB 1542 met with opposition from the billionaire-producing chemical and rail industries.   Who cares more about their profits… Read more

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