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Jim has a track record of getting things done in his community.

Jim has lived in Gurnee for the last 21 years, where he has worked as an outside sales representative for a regional wholesale distributor. Jim met his wife, Rhonda, while attending Western Illinois University. They’ve been married for 29 years. Rhonda has been a teacher for 28 years. They are proud parents of Steven and Rachel; both of whom are graduates of Warren Township High School. Steven recently graduated from Purdue University and Rachel is attending Iowa State. Jim serves as a school board member for Warren Township High School District #121. In that role, he has improved and overseen the educational environment of students, and also the environmental standards of their education. Jim championed the cause of green energy at both campuses of the school, convincing the Board to commit to installing solar arrays. Learn more

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State Senator Terry Link (IL-30) Endorses Jim Walz for U.S. Congress to Represent Illinois 14th Congressional District

State Senator Terry Link (IL-30) Endorses Jim Walz for U.S. Congress to Represent Illinois 14th Congressional District

September 15, 2017
Gurnee, IL (September 15, 2017) Jim Walz, the Progressive Democratic candidate for United States Congress for Illinois 14th Congressional District, has received the endorsement of State Senator Terry Link (IL-30).…
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Endorsement from Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats

Endorsement from Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats

June 28, 2017
I am thrilled to receive the endorsement of the Our Revolution Illinois Berniecrats. This is a group of faithful and dedicated progressive neighbors from across the state who are equally…
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Trumpcare is a Disaster for Illinois’ Drug Epidemic

Trumpcare is a Disaster for Illinois’ Drug Epidemic

June 27, 2017
$25 billion. That is the conservative estimated cost of our country’s opioid addiction as reported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Forty-four people die every day in this country…
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