Chapa LaVia Supports Historic Education Reform

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the historic vote to overhaul Illinois’ broken and unfair education funding formula on Senate Bill 1947, state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, issued the following statement: “Instead of continuing to pit children against one another, I...

Chapa LaVia Bill Bans State Beverage Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, is fighting to repeal the Cook County beverage tax by sponsoring a bill that would eliminate the county’s additional tax on sugary beverages and make sure the tax cannot expand to other counties. “While Kane...