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Yingling Hosts Coffee Gathering in Wauconda

Yingling Hosts Coffee Gathering in Wauconda

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is inviting local residents to join him for coffee and a conversation about state and local issues on Saturday, August 26 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wauconda Café located at 405 W. Liberty St. in...

Stratton Recognized For Leadership in Child Advocacy

Stratton Recognized For Leadership in Child Advocacy

CHICAGO – In recognition of her work in the area of juvenile justice and child development, the Erikson Foundation has selected state Rep. Juliana Stratton, D-Chicago, as a 2017 McCormick Foundation Executive Fellow. “Fighting on behalf of children who can’t fight for...

Welch Urges Governor to Sign Debt Transparency Measure

Welch Urges Governor to Sign Debt Transparency Measure

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

Stuart Legislation to Block Pay Raise for Lawmakers Signed into Law

Stuart Legislation to Block Pay Raise for Lawmakers Signed into Law

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Legislation introduced by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, to block an automatic pay increase for lawmakers was signed into law today. “Politicians shouldn’t take a pay raise when the state is in such dire fiscal shape,” said Stuart. “When...

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Tuesday: “Throughout three years of the governor’s budget crisis, we saw very clearly that political theater is not a substitute for real leadership. By calling a special session while he...

Phelps Votes to Fund Southern Illinois Agriculture

Phelps Votes to Fund Southern Illinois Agriculture

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Representative Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, recently voted for a budget plan that would help Southern Illinois agriculture and farmers. “As the largest industry in our state, agriculture and jobs are permanently tied together in Southern...

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

Phelps to Host Community Collection and Shred Day

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, is partnering with the Harrisburg Park District to host a Community Collection and Shred Day later this month. “The upcoming community shred day is a great chance for local residents to take easy steps to...

Andrade Issues Statement Regarding Governor’s Staff Shakeup

Andrade Issues Statement Regarding Governor’s Staff Shakeup

CHICAGO – In response to the recent staff changes in the administration of Governor Bruce Rauner state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, released the following statement: “After causing a near 3 year budget impasse, Bruce Rauner was overruled by rank-and-file Republican...

Call @GovRauner at 217-782-0244 and tell him to #SignSB1, because all Illinois children deserve a quality education. #LiftUpIL #twill

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Check out the latest edition of the 34th District E-Newsletter! conta.cc/2h8RdO7

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Rep. Welch Urges Governor to Sign Debt Transparency Measure! conta.cc/2h90fe2

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Need a ride tomorrow to the Back to School Health Fair, feel free to use the rideshare company Lyft for discount. lyft.com/i/HEALTHFAIR

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Over 4 million Americans are living w/ chronic hepatitis, but many don't know. RT to help raise awareness. #WorldHepatitisDay

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Join us 2morrow for our Back to School Event at Proviso West from 10am-2pm. Free school supplies, physicals, screenings, hair cuts & more!

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Guess who's got two "relatively" healthy good legs and is walking out of the Doctor's office for… instagram.com/p/BXF98GXh6zB/

Report shows #SB1 provides proportional, equitable funding; does not create any special “bailout” ctbaonline.org/reports/senate…

August 3rd, 2017 at Tuley park Fieldhouse join Ralph Matire and I in this forum discussion.

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Thanks to the 250+ residents that attended the Property Tax Appeal Workshop 2nite. Kudos to my interns for all the work! #NationalInternDay

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Even though I was unable to attend tonight's utility bill clinic due to Special Session, I am still so happy to... fb.me/u26F93W1

Chicago vs the rest is the oldest Illinois political game in the book. @GovRauner all of our kids deserve better abc7chicago.com/politics/illin…

Speaker Madigan: Gov. Rauner should not veto fair education funding reform. #SB1 is fair to entire state & every student.

Unlike @GovRauner's proposal, our school funding plan ensures a high quality education is accessible to ALL students. #SignSB1 #LiftUpIL

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Please join me tonight for this important event regarding property taxes. I will also provide important updates on events in Springfield.

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We're survivors, we're resilient, we overcome.

Educators statewide warn that schools will continue to be short-changed if Rauner blocks fair school funding. abc7chicago.com/education/deba…