Harper Helps Constituents Understand Their Constitutional Rights

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is joining the American Civil Liberties Union to help connect local residents with legal resources and train them for encounters with law enforcement at her Know Your Rights Seminar on Saturday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to...

Harper Urges Governor to Sign Debt Transparency Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As Illinois’ estimated bill backlog sits at a record $14.3 billion, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is calling on Gov. Rauner to sign legislation that would reform how state agencies manage their finances and reveal the full extent of the...

Harper Urges Governor to Sign Education Funding Bill

Dear Editor, As a single mother, I want my child to have the best education possible here in our community. I hear the same concern when I talk to parents each and every day. All children, regardless of their zip code, deserve a high quality education, which starts...

Harper Highlights Free Summer Meals Program for Local Families

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is promoting a summer-long, free lunch program available for the families in her district to utilize until the end of August. Local schools in her district will be offering lunches and summer activities for students....

Harper Calls on Governor to Sign Criminal Justice Reforms into Law

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to stand with her, and other House Democrats, in enacting honest criminal and juvenile justice reforms that aim to end the school-to-prison pipeline. “Children living in underprivileged...