Press Releases

Renato Mariotti Hosts Healthcare Town Hall with Andy Slavitt, Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Under Pres. Obama

CHICAGO (February 19, 2018)— Attorney General candidate Renato Mariotti hosted a healthcare town hall with Andy Slavitt, the former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President Obama. Mariotti and Slavitt discussed the urgent need to protect the Affordable Care Act, ensure that insurance companies aren’t permitted to overcharge, and that everyone has access to life-saving care. […]

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THURSDAY 11:30 AM: Attorney General Candidate Renato Mariotti is Joined By DNC Member for Gun Violence Roundtable on the South Side

CHICAGO (February 15, 2018) – Renatto Mariotti, candidate for Illinois Attorney General, will be joined for a gun violence roundtable by Khary Penebaker, DNC Member and gun violence prevention activist with Everytown for Gun Safety. Mariotti will meet with members of the community at Build Coffee, a local coffee shop. He will discuss how the Attorney General can help prevent […]

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Attorney General Candidate Renato Mariotti Warns Against Anti-Union Supreme Court Decision in Janus vs. AFSCME

  CHICAGO (February 13, 2018)— While campaigning yesterday, Attorney General Candidate Renato Mariotti visited union members who were protesting an employer who hired non-union workers. He raised an issue that has not been highlighted in the Illinois Attorney General’s race – the upcoming Janus vs. AFSCME decision in the Supreme Court. At issue is a requirement in many states that […]

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Attorney General Candidate Renato Mariotti Pledges To Take Action Against Opioid Manufacturers’ Unlawful Practices

CHICAGO (February 12, 2018)— Attorney General Candidate Renato Mariotti pledged to take action against opioid manufacturers who engaged in unlawful practices. Many questionable marketing practices, such as understating the addictiveness of opioids, have been blamed for the current crisis plaguing the country. “When I’m Illinois Attorney General, I’ll take legal action whenever opioid manufacturers engage in unlawful practices related to […]

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Mariotti Campaign Releases 2017 Fundraising Numbers

Mariotti Campaign Releases 2017 Fundraising Numbers With Donations From All 50 States, Powered By $88 Average Donation Renato Mariotti’s Illinois Attorney General campaign raised $345,063.50 in 2017 and has nearly $200,000 available at the close of the reporting period. The average donation to Citizens for Renato is $88.78. After announcing his candidacy in November, the Mariotti campaign developed an online […]

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Renato Mariotti responds to concealed carry reciprocity act being voted on today by the U.S. House of Representatives

CHICAGO – In response to news that the U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, Illinois Attorney candidate Renato Mariotti issued the following statement: “The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is a reckless anti-crime bill that will make it harder for law enforcement officials to do their job and put innocent people at risk. We […]

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Renato Mariotti responds to FCC plans to eliminate net neutrality

CHICAGO – In response to news that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under Donald Trump plans to eliminate fair and open access to the internet by unilaterally repealing regulations on net neutrality, Illinois Attorney candidate Renato Mariotti issued the following statement: “Donald Trump’s move to allow big corporations to censor the internet and charge us extra to access the websites […]

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Renato Mariotti announces bid for Illinois Attorney General

Democrat and former federal prosecutor will fight back against Trump and Rauner, pledges to take on corporations on behalf of middle class Illinoisans and clean up toxic culture in Springfield CHICAGO – Attorney Renato Mariotti (D-Chicago) today announced his bid for Illinois Attorney General. The Democrat appeared on All In With Chris Hayes on MSNBC to kick off his campaign. Like many people, […]

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