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Andrade Joins Immigration Activists At Rally In Capitol

Andrade Joins Immigration Activists At Rally In Capitol

SPRINGFIELD – Standing in solidarity with the immigrant communities of the 40th District and across Illinois, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, participated in a rally in the Capitol Rotunda with pro-immigrant activists. “Members of the immigrant community are...

Kifowit Backs Legislation to Provide Relief to Families

Kifowit Backs Legislation to Provide Relief to Families

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Middle-class families would be able to keep more of their hard-earned money under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit’s, D-Oswego, doubling the value of the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Kifowit-backed bill is a key element of an...

Yingling Opposes Tax Hike on Medicine and Groceries

Yingling Opposes Tax Hike on Medicine and Groceries

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake is sponsoring a measure to oppose out of touch efforts by career politicians in Springfield to impose a 475% tax increase on groceries and medicine. “The solutions to our state’s financial problems cannot...

Sente Backs Reforms to Help Veterans Access Mental Health Services

Sente Backs Reforms to Help Veterans Access Mental Health Services

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, would help veterans receive improved access to health services, treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and job training services. “For many veterans, their service to our...

Scherer’s Spelling Bee Brings Out Local Seniors

Scherer’s Spelling Bee Brings Out Local Seniors

DECATUR, Ill. – Local senior citizens showcased their spelling abilities and celebrated their love of learning at state Rep. Sue Scherer’s, D-Decatur, senior spelling bee at the Decatur Macon County Senior Center on Monday. “Every year I am thrilled for our seniors to...

Scherer Files Measure to Address Substitute Teacher Shortage

Scherer Files Measure to Address Substitute Teacher Shortage

DECATUR, Ill. –In an effort to aid school districts that are having a hard time finding substitute teachers, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, recently filed legislation to eliminate the substitute teaching license fee for candidates who apply to be substitute...

State Rep. Greg Harris - Response to Gov. Rauner, Washington Politicians' Reckless Plans to Slash Health Coverage youtu.be/NZxh81u2xmM

Illinois rep says cursive should make a comeback in schools. Should it? rbil.co/2mwaLOV via @RebootIllinois

Started my day by passing HB3393 out of the House Revenue Committee that will impose a privilege tax on the wealthy. #revenue #budgetnow

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Ex-Colo. GOP leader said only Democrats committed voter fraud. Now he's charged with voter fraud. chicagotribune.com/news/nationwor…

Thank you @SEIUhciimk and @alzIllinois! The fight continues on the next level!

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ABC7Chicago's Leah Hope reports on the passage of HB3392 today in committee. Listen and RT. abc7chicago.com/news/il-lawmak…

Gov. Rauner’s unbalanced budget creates billions in new debt, denying future funding for programs Illinoisans rely on. #DoTheJob

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I OPPOSE the unfair tax hike on streaming services like Netflix & Hulu. Stand with me by signing my petition at bit.ly/NoNetflixTax

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Thanks to the Human Services Committee for passing HB3392, a bill to protect our most vulnerable citizens in nursing homes. #protectseniors

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Honored to be one of the keynote speakers at the Annual Legislative Conference of @AFFILeg. #realheroes #firefighters #affi #iaff

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Rep. Conyears-Ervin Introduces Bill to Help Students With Bullies: ow.ly/pf1H30a9jLS

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Mary “Mother” Jones traveled the country fighting to improve working conditions and encouraged the formation of unions.. #WomensHistoryMonth

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Congrats to @RepLauraFine on moving HB2958 ahead! Thrilled that we might be rid of known carcinogens! @SierraClubIL twitter.com/ilenviro/statu…

In celebration of Women's History Month, I'm tagging women who I believe are doing great work in our community. @stacydavisgates @DriXander

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Happy #NationalAgricultureDay! Thank you to all of the farmers, farm workers & farming communities for all that you do!

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Thanks to all farmers for what you do for our state. Special shout out to my Whiteside County friends. #NationalAgDay

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Happy #NationalAgDay! Thank you to all of our farmers, farm workers and farming communities for all that you do!

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Be sure to join us for a discussion about the ways in which budget cuts to higher education have impacted our public colleges & universities

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Latest edition of 34th District Newsletter conta.cc/2nXvTK7

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