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Scherer to Host Free Job Fair in Decatur with 40 Employers

Scherer to Host Free Job Fair in Decatur with 40 Employers

DECATUR, Ill. – To help connect job seekers with local employers, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur,  is partnering with Workforce Investment Solutions to host a community job fair on Wednesday, August 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in...

Scherer Fighting to Block Local Beverage Tax

Scherer Fighting to Block Local Beverage Tax

DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is calling for a new state law prohibiting additional taxes on fruit juices, flavored waters and sodas from being enacted at the local level. “Taxing everyday purchases like fruit juices, flavored waters and sodas only...

Moylan Sponsors Measure Repealing Cook County Beverage Tax

Moylan Sponsors Measure Repealing Cook County Beverage Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing to stand up against harmful taxes impacting residents, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is sponsoring legislation to repeal the Cook County Beverage Tax. “Many of the residents I have spoken to cannot afford to pay any new taxes,”...

Harper Child Sex Predators Prosecution Bill Signed into Law

Harper Child Sex Predators Prosecution Bill Signed into Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Police and prosecutors will be able to charge child sexual predators at any time under newly enacted legislation sponsored by state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, which closes a loophole that allowed former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to avoid...

D’Amico Calls for New Law Repealing Cook County Soda Tax

D’Amico Calls for New Law Repealing Cook County Soda Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As Cook County’s new beverage tax adds to the burden of middle-class families, state Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, is battling to repeal the unfair tax on sodas, fruit juices and sport drinks. “Too many in government have forgotten how taxing...

Mussman to Host Paper Shred Day & Oak Tree Giveaway

Mussman to Host Paper Shred Day & Oak Tree Giveaway

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is hosting a community paper shred day on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the parking lot of Trickster Art Gallery, located at 190 S. Roselle Rd. in Schaumburg. “I urge my neighbors to take...

Scherer Invites Homeowners to Free Property Tax Appeal Seminar

Scherer Invites Homeowners to Free Property Tax Appeal Seminar

DECATUR, Ill. – To help homeowners learn how to lower their property tax bill, state Rep Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is hosting a free property tax seminar on Wednesday, Sep. 6 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Shilling Community Education Center at Richland Community...

Andrade Brings Free Community Shred Day to Area Residents

Andrade Brings Free Community Shred Day to Area Residents

CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade (D-Chicago) is co-hosting a community shred day with 45th Ward Alderman John Arena on Saturday, August 19th from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the St. Viator Middle School parking lot located at 4140 W. Addison St. in Chicago....

Crespo Responds to Governor Blocking Bipartisan Transparency Measure: chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-…

Picture of the Day! (Each day (of this week and next) I will share each page with you) McCleary Grade School... fb.me/EQEevzWU

Enjoyed the final concert of the Summer by the Ides of March in Hillside. Summer Nights in the Commons was a huge success this year!

test Twitter Media - Enjoyed the final concert of the Summer by the Ides of March in Hillside.  Summer Nights in the Commons was a huge success this year! https://t.co/dIt1FqxjNA
test Twitter Media - Enjoyed the final concert of the Summer by the Ides of March in Hillside.  Summer Nights in the Commons was a huge success this year! https://t.co/dIt1FqxjNA
test Twitter Media - Enjoyed the final concert of the Summer by the Ides of March in Hillside.  Summer Nights in the Commons was a huge success this year! https://t.co/dIt1FqxjNA
test Twitter Media - Enjoyed the final concert of the Summer by the Ides of March in Hillside.  Summer Nights in the Commons was a huge success this year! https://t.co/dIt1FqxjNA

Editorial Board “baffled” that @GovRauner vetoed debt transparency measure #twill sj-r.com/opinion/201708…

Come on out tonight for the final concert as part of the "Summer Nights in the Commons" in Hillside and have some #FunAroundthe7th!#Hillside

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Call your legislator and make your voice heard! #fixtheformula #sb1

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.@GovRauner The black community did not advise you to cite your whiteness as a reason to stay silent on racist depictions of black kids. twitter.com/maryannahernnb…

How about as leader of the state, he denounce racism and bigotry and cleanse his inner circle @MaryAnnAhernNBC twitter.com/maryannahernnb…

As the leader of our state, @GovRauner has a moral responsibility to condemn racism. Being a white man does not absolve him of that. twitter.com/maryannahernnb…

As we celebrated National Senior Day yesterday, I couldn’t help but get excited about our upcoming Senior and Caregiver Expo! 👵🏻10.14.17👴🏾

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Honored to receive 100% rating from @ilenviro on the 2017 Environmental Scorecard!! ilenviro.org/scorecard/

Gov. Rauner's man made budget crisis could cost us the College Illinois program as early as 2025 according to ISAC officials.

test Twitter Media - Gov. Rauner's man made budget crisis could cost us the College Illinois program as early as 2025 according to ISAC officials. https://t.co/2w7Vv9VPxM

ISAC officials testify that College Illinois prepaid tuition program is in trouble, largely due to volatility from budget impasse. Smh!

test Twitter Media - ISAC officials testify that College Illinois prepaid tuition program is in trouble, largely due to volatility from budget impasse. Smh! https://t.co/vXSX9zbpqD

2nd Annual Champaign County Expungement & Record Sealing Summit registration is now open! bit.ly/2g1WFST

Feel free to them off at my office and I will ship them out to the Astronomers Without Borders, great cause! fb.me/vI9JE5R5

E. Moline Superintendent calls out Rauner’s education funding rewrite as “...one of the meanest things I think I’ve ever seen in education."

IL-House returns to Springfield tomorrow to override Gov's veto of SB1! Big School Funding Reform Rally tomorrow at Noon. #GetitDoneSB1

test Twitter Media - IL-House returns to Springfield tomorrow to override Gov's veto of SB1! Big School Funding Reform Rally tomorrow at Noon. #GetitDoneSB1 https://t.co/6N6XvkHvcB