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Mussman Makes Fourth Town Hall Stop in Hanover Park

Mussman Makes Fourth Town Hall Stop in Hanover Park

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, continued her district-wide town hall tour by listening to the concerns and suggestions of her constituents in Hanover Park. The May 1 stop was Mussman’s fourth town hall meeting of the calendar year, with...

Sente Backs Reforms to Lower Workers’ Compensation Premiums

Sente Backs Reforms to Lower Workers’ Compensation Premiums

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Small businesses would receive real relief from staggering workers’ compensation costs under legislation cosponsored by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, creating a new non-profit insurer to instill more competition in the insurance market....

Phelps Highlights Area Law Enforcement for National Police Week

Phelps Highlights Area Law Enforcement for National Police Week

HARRISBURG, ILL. – State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, a strong supporter of local law enforcement both locally and throughout the state of Illinois, is recognizing law enforcement officers for their hard work and dedication during National Police Week. “Police...

Beiser Urges State to Use Illinois-Made Steel

Beiser Urges State to Use Illinois-Made Steel

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to promote Illinois and American-made products, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, is sponsoring a resolution calling on the state to use steel and iron products made in Illinois. “Steel is used to create a variety of objects...

Walsh Proposal Protecting Life Insurance Beneficiaries Passes House

Walsh Proposal Protecting Life Insurance Beneficiaries Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by state Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Joliet, which would help ensure that family members receive their loved ones’ life insurance benefits, recently passed the House. “People pay diligently into life insurance policies to ensure that...

Hoffman Resolution Encourages Use of Steel Made in Illinois

Hoffman Resolution Encourages Use of Steel Made in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In a continuing effort to promote Illinois and American-made products, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is sponsoring a resolution calling on the state to use steel and iron products made in Illinois. “With the steel industry serving as a vital...

Mussman Teams Up With AARP, Warns of Rauner’s Senior Cuts

Mussman Teams Up With AARP, Warns of Rauner’s Senior Cuts

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, recently joined forces with AARP to inform area seniors about Gov. Rauner’s new plan to slash care for tens of thousands of seniors while exposing even more to health and security risks. “Politicians in...

Harper to Help Immigrants Understand Their Constitutional Rights

Harper to Help Immigrants Understand Their Constitutional Rights

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is joining the National Immigrant Justice Center to help connect immigrants with legal resources and help them train for encounters with law enforcement at her Know Your Rights Seminar that will be on Saturday, June 11...

Listen to hear policy reasons for SB31 and RT if you agree. Call your State Rep today to ask them to support the bill. #TrustAct #SB31

We were able to pass the IL Trust Act, SB31, out of Executive Committee today. One step closer to making IL a Welcoming State. #TrustAct

test Twitter Media - We were able to pass the IL Trust Act, SB31, out of Executive Committee today.  One step closer to making IL a Welcoming State.  #TrustAct https://t.co/47G4QGtBe3

ICYMI: Cassidy Passes Legislation to Stop Divisive Practice, Promote Community Engagement ow.ly/pqka30bX48n

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Always honored to appear on Comcast Newsmakers with Ellee Pai Hong. We talked Budget, Immigration and Cursive Writing. #comcast #newsmakers

test Twitter Media - Always honored to appear on Comcast Newsmakers with Ellee Pai Hong. We talked Budget, Immigration and Cursive Writing.  #comcast #newsmakers https://t.co/2LHphwyi93

Fighting for the passage of the Trust Act in Executive Committee today. Listen to one reason why this is important. youtu.be/b8skmuGAy0U

Good question @ToiHutchinson. @GovRauner's manufactured budget crisis is devastating urban and rural communities alike. twitter.com/tkacich/status…

IL House Democrats are proposing a new way forward that grows the economy & lifts up the middle class. #LiftUpIL #twill

Democrats in the IL-House sent a letter to Gov. Rauner seeking common ground on a budget. To date, crickets from the Governor. #budgetnow

test Twitter Media - Democrats in the IL-House sent a letter to Gov. Rauner seeking common ground on a budget.  To date, crickets from the Governor.  #budgetnow https://t.co/lJDmEmqSqO
test Twitter Media - Democrats in the IL-House sent a letter to Gov. Rauner seeking common ground on a budget.  To date, crickets from the Governor.  #budgetnow https://t.co/lJDmEmqSqO
test Twitter Media - Democrats in the IL-House sent a letter to Gov. Rauner seeking common ground on a budget.  To date, crickets from the Governor.  #budgetnow https://t.co/lJDmEmqSqO

House Dems pen letter to Gov. Rauner: “The people of Illinois need a resolution to this budget crisis.” ow.ly/qc0Z30bWtw0 #twill

test Twitter Media - House Dems pen letter to Gov. Rauner: “The people of Illinois need a resolution to this budget crisis.” https://t.co/gIsAgwyQYJ #twill https://t.co/1XlG8AJO0K

My bill to bring cursive writing back to our schools is up in the Senate. Listen & RT to learn how to help pass the bill! #cursive #HB2977

Praying for those involved in yesterday's awful terrorist attack in Manchester!

test Twitter Media - Praying for those involved in yesterday's awful terrorist attack in Manchester! https://t.co/zrqxMp29sZ

Listening to my colleagues @StateRepAmmons, Rep. Slaughter & Rep. Wallace present at the @IllinoisLBC Criminal Justice Symposium.

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test Twitter Media - Listening to my colleagues @StateRepAmmons, Rep. Slaughter & Rep. Wallace present at the @IllinoisLBC Criminal Justice Symposium. https://t.co/lkfjjY8Wc6
test Twitter Media - Listening to my colleagues @StateRepAmmons, Rep. Slaughter & Rep. Wallace present at the @IllinoisLBC Criminal Justice Symposium. https://t.co/lkfjjY8Wc6
test Twitter Media - Listening to my colleagues @StateRepAmmons, Rep. Slaughter & Rep. Wallace present at the @IllinoisLBC Criminal Justice Symposium. https://t.co/lkfjjY8Wc6

The assistance EMTs provide saves many lives throughout our state every year. RT to show your appreciation. #EMSWeek

test Twitter Media - The assistance EMTs provide saves many lives throughout our state every year. RT to show your appreciation. #EMSWeek https://t.co/0mXaHkI90t

If you are in Springfield tonight, join the @IllinoisLBC for this important Criminal Justice Symposium! Hope to see you there!

test Twitter Media - If you are in Springfield tonight, join the @IllinoisLBC for this important Criminal Justice Symposium!  Hope to see you there! https://t.co/MD7TMYsJ1b

Thanks @David_Gust for bringing Yanni and Natalie to be Honorary House Pages today!

test Twitter Media - Thanks @David_Gust for bringing Yanni and Natalie to be Honorary House Pages today! https://t.co/ciPdVQcQ3Z

Honored to welcome my pages for the day, Yanni and Natalie Gust. They are so excited to be here in the Illinois House of Representatives.

test Twitter Media - Honored to welcome my pages for the day, Yanni and Natalie Gust.  They are so excited to be here in the Illinois House of Representatives. https://t.co/HfgjuxAKjr

May 22 - 26 is National Emergency Medical Services Week. RT to show your appreciation to EMS providers in our community! #EMSWeek

test Twitter Media - May 22 - 26 is National Emergency Medical Services Week. RT to show your appreciation to EMS providers in our community! #EMSWeek https://t.co/WrcuundBNl