Illinois House Democratic Caucus
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, encourages residents to shop local this holiday season and support the Metro East’s small business community.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill – With the holiday season around the corner, state Rep. John Connor, D-
Lockport, is encouraging local residents to celebrate and support locally owned, small businesses on Small Business Saturday, which is Nov. 25 this year.
SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill – With the holiday season around the corner, state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is encouraging local residents to celebrate and support locally owned, small businesses on Small Business Saturday this Nov. 25.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Elwood, recently voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a measure that will help more families collect loved ones’ life insurance policies and crack down on big insurance companies that try to deny benefits to surviving relatives.
Hernandez and Little Village Chamber of Commerce Encourage Local Residents to Participate in Small Businesses Saturday
CHICAGO – With the holiday shopping season around the corner, state Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, is encouraging local residents to celebrate and support locally owned, small businesses on Small Business Saturday this Nov. 25.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – As the holiday shopping season officially kicks off this weekend, state
Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is encouraging local residents to frequent locally owned
small businesses as part of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25.
Stuart Partnering with Retired Steelworkers, United Way for Holiday Drive to Benefit Laid off Steelworkers
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – As the holiday season approaches, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is co-hosting a winter clothing drive to support the laid off steelworkers during the cold weather.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is reminding residents
to attending a joint town hall meeting with Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran on Tuesday, Nov.
28 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Woodland Elementary School in Grayslake.
CARRIER MILLS, Ill. – Following the recent announcement that Sahara Woods State Fish and Wildlife Area, formerly the Sahara mines, will open an ATV park, state Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie, D-Elizabethtown, issued the below statement:
CHICAGO – Yesterday, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, urged the State Board of Elections to withdraw from the “Crosscheck” voting system due to his concerns of the systems lack of proper data security measures and recent trends of voter suppression.
CHICAGO – State Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, is encouraging residents to shop at local restaurants, shops and other small businesses in their community during the eighth annual “Small Business Saturday” on Saturday, Nov. 25.
CHICAGO – State Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, continued his efforts to increase community vigilance by hosting a self-defense seminar on Tuesday at the Mayfair library in Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, visited with gun safety activists in Springfield to discuss gun-related violence that continues to plague our country and proposals in the legislature to increase gun safety.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, recently voted to override the governor’s veto of bipartisan legislation to create a student loan “bill of rights.”
CHICAGO – As a way to inform constituents about the issues affecting Illinois’ Latino community, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation (ILLCF) will host a Town Hall Meeting on Friday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 pm at Northeastern Illinois University’s Alumni Student Union Building, located at 3701 N. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago.
“Silver Search” To Help Find Missing People with Dementia Launches, Stuart to Host Alzheimer’s Caregivers Seminar
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To raise awareness for a new Amber Alert-style system, “Silver Search,” designed to help law enforcement help find missing people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and provide additional resources to caregivers, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is partnering with St. Johns’ Community Care Center to host a free “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease” seminar on Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center, located at 408 W. Main St. in Collinsville.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – While Congress is considering a new tax law that slashes taxes on big businesses and the ultra-wealthy while raising taxes on middle-class families, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is calling on Congress to put middle-class families first for a change.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, and Get Covered Illinois will be hosting an open enrollment seminar for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. at Chapa LaVia’s district office, located at 540 W. Galena Blvd.