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Yingling Announces Committee Assignments

Yingling Announces Committee Assignments

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Representative Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is announcing that he will be serving on the Cities & Villages; Counties & Townships; Elections & Campaign Finance; Government Consolidation; Insurance: Health & Life and State...

Costello Opposes Tax Placed on Food and Medication

Costello Opposes Tax Placed on Food and Medication

RED BUD, ILL. – To stand with working families in Southern Illinois, state Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, is sponsoring House Resolution 116, which opposes a food and drug tax. “Our local families are already suffering due to the budget impasse and are taxed...

Hoffman Calls for Budget That Helps Working Families

Hoffman Calls for Budget That Helps Working Families

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address on Wednesday, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, released the following statement: “As Governor Rauner gave his annual budget address, residents around our community continued to face the...

Willis Backs Bill to Lower Fees on Small Businesses

Willis Backs Bill to Lower Fees on Small Businesses

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Individuals looking to create a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) would get some financial relief with lowered filing costs under a new bill being backed by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison. “In Illinois, we need to be doing all we can to...

Moylan Backing Legislation to Make Birth Control Easier to Access

Moylan Backing Legislation to Make Birth Control Easier to Access

DES PLAINES, Ill. – Women in Illinois would find it easier to access birth control under legislation being backed by state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines.  The bill would allow adult women to obtain birth control from a local pharmacist, without having to schedule a...

Congratulations to our newly elected DNC leadership team. #DNCFuture #leadershipfortomorrow

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Congrats to all the newly elected leaders of the DNC. #DNCFuture #leadersfortomorrow

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Congrats to NU man, NY Assemblyman @MrMikeBlake on his win for DNC Vice Chair!!! #represent #DNCFuture

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Last year, on "Wear Orange to Prevent Gun Violence" day I participated in an anti-violence march… instagram.com/p/BQ8uuRphSHa/

Last year, on "Wear Orange to Prevent Gun Violence" day I participated in an anti-violence march with the awesome students from one of my local schools, Schmid Elementary school. While I vividly remember the laughter and smiles of that day, what stuck with me most were the pleas from the children and assembled adults for people to "put the guns down, we deserve to live." Today, I went to the funeral of one of those beautiful children, Nakiya Holmes. My heart is heavy as I pray for the Holmes-Williams family and our entire community, because no one should have to bury a child, particularly at the hands of SENSELESS gun violence. I don't wish the pain I saw on the faces of the family and those who gathered to celebrate Nakiya's life on anyone; because that is a pain no one should ever have to experience. I support the rights of law abiding gun owners, but I also want those who believe in gun owner rights to support policies that will help keep guns out of the hands of those who should not have them. As State Representative and before I have and will continue to commit myself to strengthening communities by providing opportunities to ensure ALL people have the same chance to share in the American dream. But I also know that legislation alone will not solve this problem, it will take all of us, families, community leaders, clergy, elected and appointed government officials, business leaders and law enforcement working together to make stronger communities. #thismuststop #togetherwecanmakeadifference

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Censorship is underway in our country! This is awful! thehill.com/homenews/admin…

I am hosting a Cell Phones for Soldiers Collection Drive at my constituent service office throughout the month of March! Details below:

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Hoffman Leading Charge to Crack Down on Human Trafficking of Minors: ow.ly/D5R1309j4lf #twill

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Fighting hard to reduce college tuition costs and eliminate student debt! #highereducation #reducetuition

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Rep. Chris Welch Proposes Bill to Make College More Affordable! conta.cc/2mqmius

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Did you know that the Illinois House Democratic Caucus is on Facebook? Like our page at Facebook.com/HouseDemsIL #twill

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Listening to County Clerks in the Elections & Campaign Finance Committee. These are the people in charge of elections. See any issues?

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Check the latest edition of the 34th District Newsletter! conta.cc/2mrxCGw

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Madigan Appoints Task Force to Continue Work on Education Funding Reform: ow.ly/sW19309iztp #LiftUpIL #twill

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