Conyears-Ervin Releases Statement on Budget Crisis

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the end of normal session, state Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin released the following statement: “It is shameful that today marks the 700th day of Governor Rauner’s budget crisis. For 700 days, members of my community have suffered...

Conyears-Ervin Calls on Rauner to Negotiate Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to secure funding for local schools, social services and vital programs, state Rep. Melisa Conyears-Ervin, D-Chicago, signed on to a letter calling on Gov. Rauner to come back to the table to negotiate a budget. “Families in my...

Conyears-Ervin Testifies On Need For Affordable Child Care

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Local child care providers joined state Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin, D-Chicago, last week to testify on the importance of restoring eligibility to low-income families affordable child care through the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Governor...