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Stuart to Host Coffee with Katie after Start of Session

Stuart to Host Coffee with Katie after Start of Session

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – As the new legislative session begins in Springfield, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is hosting Coffee with Katie on Sunday, Jan. 28 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Starbucks, located at 1077 Collinsville Crossing Blvd. in Collinsville.

Moylan-Sponsored Law Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions, Now in Effect

Moylan-Sponsored Law Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions, Now in Effect

DES PLAINES, Ill. – In a continued effort to protect residents in jeopardy of losing their healthcare due to pre-existing conditions, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, co-sponsored legislation that has taken effect that prohibits individual and group accidental health insurance coverage companies from excluding people with pre-existing conditions.

Scherer Joins Eisenhower Students for day at the Capitol

Scherer Joins Eisenhower Students for day at the Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, gave a personal tour of the Capitol, including the House Floor, with students from Molly Reeder-Foust’s art class from Eisenhower High School in Decatur, IL. The students currently have their art projects on public display on the 1st floor of the Capitol.

Moylan, Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois to Host Income Tax Relief Seminar

Moylan, Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois to Host Income Tax Relief Seminar

DES PLAINES, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to help ease the income tax burden on local residents, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, has invited Carol Portman, President of the Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois and Ralph Matire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and budget Accountability, to host an Income Tax Relief Seminar this Saturday, January 20th, starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Des Plaines Public Library, located at 1501 Ellinwood Avenue in Des Plaines.

Chapa LaVia Sentencing Reform Signed Into Law

Chapa LaVia Sentencing Reform Signed Into Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, which
allows a court to consider a defendant’s post-partum depression or psychosis as a mitigating
factor at sentencing was recently signed into law and will take effect on June 1, 2018.

Rep. Connor Meets with Presence Healthcare Professionals

Rep. Connor Meets with Presence Healthcare Professionals

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – On a visit to Presence Health Bolingbrook last week, state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, met with healthcare professionals in the innovative telehealth facility, which allows medical professionals to communicate with patients remotely via audio and visual equipment.

Stuart to Host Free Property Tax Appeal Seminar in Granite City Township

Stuart to Host Free Property Tax Appeal Seminar in Granite City Township

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Residents wanting to learn how to save money on their property tax bills are encouraged to attend a free property tax appeal seminar hosted by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Granite City Township Center located at 2060 Delmar Ave. in Granite City.

Carroll: New Law Provides Greater Transparency to Taxpayers

Carroll: New Law Provides Greater Transparency to Taxpayers

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – In an effort to increase government transparency and accountability, state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Buffalo Grove, commends colleagues on a new law which streamlines the use of taxpayer dollars, holding state agencies accountable.

Moylan, Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois to Host Income Tax Relief Seminar

Moylan, Taxpayers’ Federation of Illinois to Host Income Tax Relief Seminar

DES PLAINES, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to ease the income tax burden on local residents,
state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, has invited Carol Portman, president of the Taxpayers’
Federation of Illinois and Ralph Matire, executive director of the center for Tax and Budget
Accountability to host an Income Tax Relief Seminar on Saturday, January 20th, starting at 11:00
a.m. at the Des Plaines Public Library, located at 1501 Ellinwood Avenue in Des Plaines.

It’s easy to get comfortable in life, but it’s always good to remember Newton’s Laws of Motion: an object at rest tends to stay in rest and an object in motion tends to stay in motion in a straight line at constant speed unless acted upon by an external, unbalanced force. Get up!

Rep. Kifowit: “Our state should be doing everything it can to create a welcoming environment for those who wish to educate our children.” #LiftUpIL ilhousedems.com/2018/01/17/kif…

Well, this must be the reason Session was cancelled this week! abc7chicago.com/health/officia…

In 1947, the Brooks Tomato Products Company built a 100,000-gallon water tower and decided to make it in the shape of its most well-known product. #Celebrate200 #IllinoisProud

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What an amazing successful day yesterday! The #womensmarch was a success with over 350,000 strong coming out! #resist #dumptrump #womensmarch2018 #powertothepolls

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I think I did alright for 46 years old hanging with two young trainers like @getcoachmike and @traps6_ ! #workhard #stayfit #coachmike #trapshouse

Very successful New Year New Your Fitness Event with @justice4all44, Mayor Katrina Thompson, @getcoachmike, and @traps6_ at Lindop School in Broadview! “Success does not come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently!”

test Twitter Media - Very successful New Year New Your Fitness Event with @justice4all44, Mayor Katrina Thompson, @getcoachmike, and @traps6_  at Lindop School in Broadview! “Success does not come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently!” https://t.co/8Ng9Hqqtx0
test Twitter Media - Very successful New Year New Your Fitness Event with @justice4all44, Mayor Katrina Thompson, @getcoachmike, and @traps6_  at Lindop School in Broadview! “Success does not come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently!” https://t.co/8Ng9Hqqtx0
test Twitter Media - Very successful New Year New Your Fitness Event with @justice4all44, Mayor Katrina Thompson, @getcoachmike, and @traps6_  at Lindop School in Broadview! “Success does not come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently!” https://t.co/8Ng9Hqqtx0
test Twitter Media - Very successful New Year New Your Fitness Event with @justice4all44, Mayor Katrina Thompson, @getcoachmike, and @traps6_  at Lindop School in Broadview! “Success does not come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently!” https://t.co/8Ng9Hqqtx0

After you workout with me at Lindop School, let’s head downtown and March to the Polls in the Women’s March Chicago! #womensmarch

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Yo! Get up! Beat me to Lindop School in Broadview! Let’s get it in and then head down to the Women’s March! Let’s go!!! @GetCoachMike is ready to bring the energy!

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Smh! Republicans have shut down the federal government. They control the White House and both chambers of Congress, and under their watch, they haven't been able to govern and keep the lights on. #TrumpShutdown reuters.com/article/us-usa…

Who do you blame for the first government shutdown since 2013?

This Presidency just keeps getting worse! #TrumpShutdown is now a reality! Awful awful man!

Great mentor and Friend has decided to hang it up. Gonna miss Sen. Trotter’s Leadership!MILLER: Sen. Donne Trotter has been a great asset for Illinois bit.ly/2rrtVZ2 via @suntimes

Listen up! Here’s an important message from @GetCoachMike! See you tomorrow at 10am sharp! #Fitness #Health #Wellness #NewYear #NewYou #Yoga @traps6_ @ginagharris7 @la_shawn_k_ford_8th

Here’s your weekend and lifetime assignment! Happy Friday! #Workhard #LoveAll #Succeed

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.@GovRauner's plan will remove protections for Illinois children with chronic, severe medical conditions. #Raunercare puts children's lives in danger. #twill chicagobusiness.com/article/201801…

COMPTROLLER MENDOZA CALLS FOR REVIEW OF RAUNER ADMINISTRATION’S $100,000-A-DAY TOLLWAY DEAL Deloitte Consulting... fb.me/F1xoesnm

I'm proud to endorse the @stateinnovation #SiXRepro Vision and Values Platform. Reproductive freedom is a central and necessary component of an inclusive progressive agenda. stateinnovation.org/issue/reproduc…