Sheila Simon hits D.C. for fundraiser at AFL-CIO headquarters

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WASHINGTON–Democratic Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, seeking to oust Republican Comptroller Judy Barr Topinka in a November Illinois showdown, travels here for a Wednesday fundraiser targeted towards union donors. Simon, whose father is the late former Sen. Paul Simon D-Ill., has a reception at the AFL-CIO headquarters, just down the street from the White House. The price points: from $100 to $5,000. P


lease join us for a Evening Reception with Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila SimonDemocratic Nominee for Comptroller Wednesday, June 11th5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. AFL-CIO(George Meany Room, 8th Floor) 815 16th Street, NWWashington, DC 20005 Guest: $100, Supporter: $250, Host: $500, Sponsor: $1,000,

Patron: $2,500 Chair: $5,000 For more information please click here or contact(312) 854-8018 or Checks can be made payable to: Sheila Simon for Illinois, P.O. Box 814, Carbondale, IL 62903

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