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Kifowit Appointed to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Task Force

Kifowit Appointed to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Task Force

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As women in Illinois and across the country continue to come forward and demand an end to sexual harassment and discrimination, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, will serve on a newly created Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment charged with researching new policies that will combat harassment in both state government and the private sector.

Welch Opposes Trump’s Tax Hike on Working Families

Welch Opposes Trump’s Tax Hike on Working Families

WESTCHESTER, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is opposing President Trump’s tax plan that will increase taxes on working families across the state by eliminating the state and local tax (SALT) deduction.

Manley Visits with Veterans at Honorary Breakfast

Manley Visits with Veterans at Honorary Breakfast

JOLIET, Ill. –State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, helped to thank local veterans and their families Saturday with an honorary free breakfast. “Veterans and their families have made many sacrifices to help keep our nation safe,” Manley said. “Whether they served in...

Yingling Visits Local Art Gallery

Yingling Visits Local Art Gallery

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, recently met with local artist and small business owner, Melissa Pierson of Melissa Blue Fine Art, to talk about the ways the state can better support the arts and entrepreneurs.

Stuart to Host Cybersecurity Awareness Event with Attorney General’s Office

Stuart to Host Cybersecurity Awareness Event with Attorney General’s Office

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To keep constituents safe amidst the multiple security and data breaches putting personal information at risk, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is hosting a cybersecurity seminar with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office this Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Collinsville Senior Center, located at 420 E Main St. in Collinsville.

Rep. Mah Calls for Government Monitored Workers’ Protection Unit

Rep. Mah Calls for Government Monitored Workers’ Protection Unit

CHICAGO – In an effort to stand against Illinois’ “underground economy”, which forces employees to work in unsafe conditions and gives businesses unfair tax and labor advantages, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, is supporting a recently introduced measure that would create the Workers’ Protection Unit within the office of the Attorney General and Workers’ Protection Task Force.

Rep. Mah Speaks on Need to Stand for Workers’ Rights, Collective Bargaining

Rep. Mah Speaks on Need to Stand for Workers’ Rights, Collective Bargaining

CHICAGO – After Republican Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed SB 1905, a measure to prohibit right-to-work zones from being established in Illinois, the Illinois House was unable to garner the 71 votes necessary to overturn his veto during last week’s House Veto Session. State Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, a supporter of the bill, issued the following statement:

Always fighting for our most vulnerable! More work to be done though! patch.com/illinois/fores…

Wow! @JMLSChicago and @UICnews exploring the possibility of the first Chicago based public Law School! I like it! jmls.uic.edu

Truly honored to be recognized by the Illinois Chapter of Home Care Association for my Legislative work this past session. Thankful for Aishling Dalton-Kelly, Katie Fielmann, and Karen Stephenson stopping by my District Office to present me with an award! #CaregiverAppreciation

test Twitter Media - Truly honored to be recognized by the Illinois Chapter of Home Care Association for my Legislative work this past session. Thankful for Aishling  Dalton-Kelly, Katie Fielmann, and Karen Stephenson stopping by my District Office to present me with an award!  #CaregiverAppreciation https://t.co/M5L3e2etmb

Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are looking to add Toll Lanes to the Eisenhower Expressway, I-290. If you are fed up with being asked to pay more money out of your pocket, listen & RT this video to help me fight back! #No290Tolls #FightBack

Had a wonderful time today with residents at the annual 6th Ward Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by… instagram.com/p/BbqnnIdBwF0/

Enjoyed a lively conversation during our panel discussion on Legislative Issues Impacting School Districts with Sen. Dale Righter, Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and Rep. CD Davidsmeyer. #LeadingByLearning #ILJac17

test Twitter Media - Enjoyed a lively conversation during our panel discussion on Legislative Issues Impacting School Districts with Sen. Dale Righter, Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and Rep. CD Davidsmeyer.  #LeadingByLearning #ILJac17 https://t.co/psrVGnL542
test Twitter Media - Enjoyed a lively conversation during our panel discussion on Legislative Issues Impacting School Districts with Sen. Dale Righter, Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, and Rep. CD Davidsmeyer.  #LeadingByLearning #ILJac17 https://t.co/psrVGnL542

Ready for our Session discussing Legislative Issues Impacting Districts at the Annual School Board Conference. #LeadingByLearning #ILJac17

test Twitter Media - Ready for our Session discussing Legislative Issues Impacting Districts at the Annual School Board Conference.  #LeadingByLearning #ILJac17 https://t.co/vWyGL2Veuk
test Twitter Media - Ready for our Session discussing Legislative Issues Impacting Districts at the Annual School Board Conference.  #LeadingByLearning #ILJac17 https://t.co/vWyGL2Veuk
test Twitter Media - Ready for our Session discussing Legislative Issues Impacting Districts at the Annual School Board Conference.  #LeadingByLearning #ILJac17 https://t.co/vWyGL2Veuk

Next Saturday, November 25, 2017 is Small Business Saturday! Nominate three small businesses in the 7th District that are deserving of recognition from our state, and I will visit three businesses next week to honor them! Feel free to DM me your nominations ASAP! #Shopsmall

test Twitter Media - Next Saturday, November 25, 2017 is Small Business Saturday!  Nominate three small businesses in the 7th District that are deserving of recognition from our state, and I will visit three businesses next week to honor them!  Feel free to DM me your nominations ASAP! #Shopsmall https://t.co/UMLjzU9ZV4

Thank you to @espressoroyale for hosting us at Coffee with Carol yesterday morning. I enjoyed having an open discussion with everyone who took the time to have coffee with me

test Twitter Media - Thank you to @espressoroyale for hosting us at Coffee with Carol yesterday morning. I enjoyed having an open discussion with everyone who took the time to have coffee with me https://t.co/oiHCG0wW2H
test Twitter Media - Thank you to @espressoroyale for hosting us at Coffee with Carol yesterday morning. I enjoyed having an open discussion with everyone who took the time to have coffee with me https://t.co/oiHCG0wW2H
test Twitter Media - Thank you to @espressoroyale for hosting us at Coffee with Carol yesterday morning. I enjoyed having an open discussion with everyone who took the time to have coffee with me https://t.co/oiHCG0wW2H

Yesterday I enjoyed teaming up with Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, the Village of Broadview, the Broadview Park District, & the Broadview Library Board to feed the Senior Club an amazing Thanksgiving Meal! Earlier in the day, I did the same thing for the Seniors in Bellwood.

test Twitter Media - Yesterday I enjoyed teaming up with Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, the Village of Broadview, the Broadview Park District, & the Broadview Library Board to feed the Senior Club an amazing Thanksgiving Meal!  Earlier in the day, I did the same thing for the Seniors in Bellwood. https://t.co/tEphKHu5tp
test Twitter Media - Yesterday I enjoyed teaming up with Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, the Village of Broadview, the Broadview Park District, & the Broadview Library Board to feed the Senior Club an amazing Thanksgiving Meal!  Earlier in the day, I did the same thing for the Seniors in Bellwood. https://t.co/tEphKHu5tp
test Twitter Media - Yesterday I enjoyed teaming up with Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, the Village of Broadview, the Broadview Park District, & the Broadview Library Board to feed the Senior Club an amazing Thanksgiving Meal!  Earlier in the day, I did the same thing for the Seniors in Bellwood. https://t.co/tEphKHu5tp
test Twitter Media - Yesterday I enjoyed teaming up with Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, the Village of Broadview, the Broadview Park District, & the Broadview Library Board to feed the Senior Club an amazing Thanksgiving Meal!  Earlier in the day, I did the same thing for the Seniors in Bellwood. https://t.co/tEphKHu5tp

If you missed tonight’s Cyber Security and Consumer Protection Seminar, here are 5 ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft!

test Twitter Media - If you missed tonight’s Cyber Security and Consumer Protection Seminar, here are 5 ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft! https://t.co/or3diytPun

Special thanks to Berenice Martinez from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office for conducting an amazing and informative Cyber Security and Consumer Protection Seminar!

test Twitter Media - Special thanks to Berenice Martinez from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office for conducting an amazing and informative Cyber Security and Consumer Protection Seminar! https://t.co/sMcAsNnoZe
test Twitter Media - Special thanks to Berenice Martinez from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office for conducting an amazing and informative Cyber Security and Consumer Protection Seminar! https://t.co/sMcAsNnoZe

We are learning a ton of information from Berenice Martinez of @ILAttyGeneral Office about data breaches and scams. We are at the Proviso Math and Science Academy until 8:30pm. Join us!

test Twitter Media - We are learning a ton of information from Berenice Martinez of @ILAttyGeneral Office about data breaches and scams.  We are at the Proviso Math and Science Academy until 8:30pm.  Join us! https://t.co/JNSAvAZjgU
test Twitter Media - We are learning a ton of information from Berenice Martinez of @ILAttyGeneral Office about data breaches and scams.  We are at the Proviso Math and Science Academy until 8:30pm.  Join us! https://t.co/JNSAvAZjgU
test Twitter Media - We are learning a ton of information from Berenice Martinez of @ILAttyGeneral Office about data breaches and scams.  We are at the Proviso Math and Science Academy until 8:30pm.  Join us! https://t.co/JNSAvAZjgU
test Twitter Media - We are learning a ton of information from Berenice Martinez of @ILAttyGeneral Office about data breaches and scams.  We are at the Proviso Math and Science Academy until 8:30pm.  Join us! https://t.co/JNSAvAZjgU

Will you be online shopping for the holidays on Cyber Monday? Will you be donating money online on Giving Tuesday? Anyone ever hacked your Facebook account? Come out tonight to our Cyber Security and Consumer Protection Event to learn how you can protect yourself.

test Twitter Media - Will you be online shopping for the holidays on Cyber Monday?  Will you be donating money online on Giving Tuesday?  Anyone ever hacked your Facebook account?  Come out tonight to our Cyber Security and Consumer Protection Event to learn how you can protect yourself. https://t.co/DiSPthqO8x

At the Addison public library for family literacy night with State librarian, secretary of state Jesse White.

Rep. Tabares: House Dems’ property tax freeze “would give homeowners peace of mind by knowing their property tax bill would not go up for the next two years.” lawndalenews.com/2017/11/tabare…