Rafael News Archive: March, 2012
Thank You For Your Support and Congratulations
posted: March 21, 2012 • Categories: Campaign Updates
While we didn’t get the results we wanted in yesterday’s election, I’m still thrilled and humbled by the support and encouragement I received throughout the campaign. The opportunity to run for office in itself is a blessing and something worth celebrating.
I also want to congratulate Sean...
Time to Get Out The Vote
posted: March 19, 2012 • Categories: Campaign Updates
After an energizing and issues-focused campaign, I’m excited that the time to vote is finally here. I’m so grateful for all the support I’ve received—from those who've given financially, from those who’ve given their time, and from those who’ve given their thoughts and prayers. All of it has...
Update on Pensions for Part-Time County Board Members
posted: March 15, 2012 • Categories: Campaign Updates, Issues
Earlier this year in January, I told you about the incredibly generous compensation package part-time DuPage County Board Members receive [VIDEO]. At that time, we started an online petition for voters to pledge to support only those candidates who would propose eliminating publicly funded...
Eliminate Publicly Funded Pensions for Part-Time DuPage County Board Members
posted: March 04, 2012 • Categories: Campaign Updates, Issues
Sign the Petition here to Eliminate Publicly Funded Pensions for Part-Time DuPage County Board Members
If you had a part-time, public-service job, how much would you expect to be paid? $15,000? $20,000? $30,000? DuPage County Board members pay themselves $50,000/year of your tax dollars for...