Debbie Halvorson, Democratic Party

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A veteran in the political world, Debbie Halvorson has served in government on local, state and national levels.  As a 12 year Illinois State Senator she was the first woman to serve as majority leader.  In 2008, Halvorson was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and served for 2 years in Congress.

Jobs/Economy

  • The number one issue.
  • Will bring high paying jobs to the District – not just minimum wage jobs.

Peotone Airport

  • Supports the Peotone Airport Project.
  • Project will generate more business.

Gun Control

  • Does not believe in passing more laws.
  • Open to banning automatic weapons.
  • Must pay more attention to Mental Health Programs.

Immigration

  • Voted for the DREAM Act.
  • Secure borders and give immigrants a chance to earn citizenship.

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