Senator Tom Rooney

Senator Tom Rooney

Springfield Office: Senator 27th District 105A Capitol Building Springfield, IL, 62706 (217) 782-4471
District Office: 1 East Northwest Highway Suite 109 Palatine, IL, 60067 (847) 776-1490 (847) 776-1494 FAX

Campaign Finance Contributions

Lifetime Sources for Political Fundraising (By Donor Type)


Top 10 Lifetime Sources for Special Interest Contributions (By Category)

Top 7 Issues Voting Record

We’ve identified 7 Top Issues that most affect Illinois communities and the state of our political landscape. We’ve documented your legislator’s voting record on key bills:

TOP 7 ISSUES
FOR DEMOCRACY

VOTING
RECORD

Democracy

  • Voted AgainstSB1424A bill creating a small donor matching campaign finance system for Illinois.

Education

  • Voted ForHB1774A bill to create an Elected School Board for Chicago.
  • Voted ForHB0213A bill to provide School Choice Scholarships to families sending their children to nonpublic (charter) schools.

Worker's Rights

  • Voted AgainstHB2462A bill to prohibit employers from screening job applicants based on their salary history.
  • Voted AgainstSB1720A bill to enforce workers’ rights and wage regulations by prohibiting employers that violate state labor laws from receiving state contracts for five years.
  • Voted ForHB4036A bill to grant a minimum of 12 weeks of paid leave per year to Illinois workers who are victims of domestic or sexual violence.

Immigration

  • Voted AgainstSB0031A bill to prevent Illinois law enforcement from detaining residents on the basis of their immigration status.

Criminal Justice

  • Voted ForSB2562A bill to allow police to use surveillance drones to monitor large events, gatherings, and protests.
  • Voted ForSB1657A bill to require stricter licensing of gun dealers, vetoed by Governor Rauner.
  • Voted AgainstHB3817 A bill allowing juvenile criminal records to be expunged.

Healthcare

  • Voted AgainstHB5576A bill expanding state and private insurance coverage for contraceptives.
  • Voted AgainstHB2771A bill requiring employers to provide a minimum of 5 days' paid sick leave to workers.
  • Voted AgainstHB0040A bill requiring state health insurance and Medicaid to cover abortions.

Environment

  • Voted ForHB2831A bill allowing local government to regulate clean energy projects, and provide grant funding for such projects.
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