Press Releases

Ameya Pawar launches new ad, “Unity,” as campaign embarks on second Don’t Close Our Communities tour with running mate Tyrone Coleman

October 4, 2017

CHICAGO — Ameya Pawar, 47th Ward Alderman and Democratic candidate for Illinois governor, today released a new digital spot, “Unity.” The video reaffirms Pawar’s fundamental belief that we are all One Illinois, as he embarks on the second leg of the Don’t Close Our Communities tour, visiting 14 cities in 4 days, this time being joined by running mate Tyrone Coleman for their first statewide tour together.

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Ameya Pawar’s statement on Rauner deciding to sign H.B. 40

September 28, 2017

CHICAGO – Ameya Pawar, 47th Ward alderman and Democratic candidate for Illinois governor released the following statement today regarding Governor Bruce Rauner’s decision to sign House Bill 40:

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Ameya Pawar and Tyrone Coleman continue Don’t Close Our Communities tour

September 27, 2017

CHICAGO – Ameya Pawar, 47th Ward Alderman and Democratic candidate for Illinois governor, and his running mate Tyrone Coleman, Mayor of Cairo, today announced the second leg of the Don’t Close Our Communities tour, uniting communities from Englewood to East St. Louis on their first statewide tour together. Pawar and Coleman demand investments in our public institutions instead of closures.

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Ameya Pawar responds to Rauner’s statement on NFL anthem protests

September 25, 2017

CHICAGO – The Ameya Pawar for Governor campaign released the following statement today concerning Governor Bruce Rauner’s statement on NFL anthem protests as disrespectful to our flag, our anthem and the foundations of our country:

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Ameya Pawar: No tax breaks for Amazon without public investments in communities on the verge of closure

September 20, 2017

CHICAGO – Ameya Pawar, 47th Ward alderman and Democratic candidate for Illinois governor, today issued the following statement about proposals to bring a second Amazon headquarter to Illinois:

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