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Yingling Hosts First Coffee Shop Stop in New Year

Yingling Hosts First Coffee Shop Stop in New Year

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. –State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, will host his first Coffee Shop Stop of the year on Sunday, March 19 from 11 a.m. until noon. Residents are encouraged to join Yingling at Something’s Brewing, located on 1126 E. Washington St., in...

Beiser Helps Seniors Save Money on their Utility Bills

Beiser Helps Seniors Save Money on their Utility Bills

ALTON, Ill. – To help seniors save money on their monthly bill, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, hosted a Utility Bill Clinic with the Citizens Utility Board at Senior Services Plus in Alton last week. “There are many hidden charges and fees on your monthly bills that...

Rep. Costello Opposes New Tax on Sugar

Rep. Costello Opposes New Tax on Sugar

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois has one of the highest tax rates in the state, and with the ongoing budget crisis, many families are hurting. To counter another attempt to put more taxes on Illinois residents, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, is opposing a...

Halpin Sponsored Bill to Reject Lawmaker Pay Increase Passes House

Halpin Sponsored Bill to Reject Lawmaker Pay Increase Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, voted Thursday on a measure to freeze lawmaker reimbursement rates and block a scheduled pay raise. “As state agencies and social service organizations continue to struggle due to a lack of funding, we have to...

Wallace Bill to Prevent Lawmaker Pay Raise Passes House

Wallace Bill to Prevent Lawmaker Pay Raise Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, to freeze reimbursements and prevent a lawmaker pay raise, passed the House Thursday and now moves to the Senate for consideration. “Legislators should not receive compensation while...

Thank you @SEIUhciimk and @alzIllinois! The fight continues on the next level!

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ABC7Chicago's Leah Hope reports on the passage of HB3392 today in committee. Listen and RT. abc7chicago.com/news/il-lawmak…

Gov. Rauner’s unbalanced budget creates billions in new debt, denying future funding for programs Illinoisans rely on. #DoTheJob

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I OPPOSE the unfair tax hike on streaming services like Netflix & Hulu. Stand with me by signing my petition at bit.ly/NoNetflixTax

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Thanks to the Human Services Committee for passing HB3392, a bill to protect our most vulnerable citizens in nursing homes. #protectseniors

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Honored to be one of the keynote speakers at the Annual Legislative Conference of @AFFILeg. #realheroes #firefighters #affi #iaff

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Rep. Conyears-Ervin Introduces Bill to Help Students With Bullies: ow.ly/pf1H30a9jLS

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Mary “Mother” Jones traveled the country fighting to improve working conditions and encouraged the formation of unions.. #WomensHistoryMonth

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Congrats to @RepLauraFine on moving HB2958 ahead! Thrilled that we might be rid of known carcinogens! @SierraClubIL twitter.com/ilenviro/statu…

In celebration of Women's History Month, I'm tagging women who I believe are doing great work in our community. @stacydavisgates @DriXander

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Happy #NationalAgricultureDay! Thank you to all of the farmers, farm workers & farming communities for all that you do!

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Thanks to all farmers for what you do for our state. Special shout out to my Whiteside County friends. #NationalAgDay

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Happy #NationalAgDay! Thank you to all of our farmers, farm workers and farming communities for all that you do!

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Be sure to join us for a discussion about the ways in which budget cuts to higher education have impacted our public colleges & universities

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Latest edition of 34th District Newsletter conta.cc/2nXvTK7

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I stand with the community fighting for the resources that are owed to our students! We're not… instagram.com/p/BR3cn6yBVPN/

Spring is here! Which of Illinois’ featured trails are you going to visit this year? onlyinyourstate.com/illinois/great… #FirstDayOfSpring

Join the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus for this important Criminal Justice Symposium.

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We are changing locations. Will you join us for our "Healthy Lives Matter?" #fitness #bodybytraps #westlake #walgreens #statefarm

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