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Phelps Calls on Governor to Back Southern Illinois Coal

Phelps Calls on Governor to Back Southern Illinois Coal

HARRISBURG, Ill. – State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, is calling on Governor Rauner to remember the need for Illinois coal and to stand up for the industry to those asking Rauner to rejoin the United States Climate Alliance. “I am asking the governor to think...

Jones Stands Up For Seniors, Fights Drastic Cuts to Meals on Wheels

Jones Stands Up For Seniors, Fights Drastic Cuts to Meals on Wheels

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is standing with seniors and senior advocates like AARP to oppose Washington politicians’ dangerous cuts to senior Meals on Wheels, which would affect the more than 115,000 elderly residents who depend on...

Beiser Raises Awareness of Elder Abuse during June

Beiser Raises Awareness of Elder Abuse during June

ALTON, Ill. – During the month of June, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, will be raising awareness about the dangers and problem of elder abuse during Elder Abuse Awareness Month. “Elder abuse is one of the most significant problems that is severely underreported...

 Yingling Announces Series of Satellite Office Hours

 Yingling Announces Series of Satellite Office Hours

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is releasing his summer Satellite Office Hours schedule. “In addition to door-to-door canvassing and hosting events such as town halls and coffee shop visits, I host satellite office hours throughout my...

Hernandez and Landek Community Shred Day Draws Large Crowd

Hernandez and Landek Community Shred Day Draws Large Crowd

CHICAGO – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, and state Sen. Steven Landek, D-Burbank, hosted a successful community shred day, allowing over 100 local residents to securely shred their documents. Residents were also able to check the Illinois Treasurer’s...

Manley Recognizes Miracle League 10 Year Anniversary

Manley Recognizes Miracle League 10 Year Anniversary

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Natalie Manley joined local elected officials, community leaders and volunteer at Joliet’s Miracle League Field to celebrate the 10th season for the Miracle League. Founded by Pete and Sharon Ferro, the Miracle League, a non-profit...

Tabares to Host Property Tax Appeal Seminar for Residents

Tabares to Host Property Tax Appeal Seminar for Residents

CHICAGO,–State Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, will be hosting a Property Tax Appeal Seminar with the Cook County Assessor’s Office on Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Stickney Public Library, located at 6800 W. 43rd St., in Stickney. “Rising property...

Sente Passes Legislation to Invest in Environmental Job Creation

Sente Passes Legislation to Invest in Environmental Job Creation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, passed bi-partisan legislation last Wednesday which would make new investments in education and training for people interested in working in the expanding “green energy” economy. “As the former owner of an...

Andrade Helps Sell Tickets at Avondale Restaurant Crawl

Andrade Helps Sell Tickets at Avondale Restaurant Crawl

CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, was a volunteer ticket coordinator at this week’s Avondale Restaurant Crawl, supporting local businesses and community art. “It was great to see so many of the members of the community come out and support the many...

Conyears-Ervin Discusses Legislation at Coffee Meetup

Conyears-Ervin Discusses Legislation at Coffee Meetup

CHICAGO – State Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin, D-Chicago, met with community members Saturday to discuss the legislative session and answer questions over coffee. Conyears-Ervin’s ‘Coffee Conversation’ is a regular event hosted by the representative at local coffee...

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The Alphas Men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity are praying men who believe we are first of all, servants of all! #ALPHASTRONG 💪🏾✊🏾🤙🏾

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The Alphas Marched in the Streets of Maywood with the CommUNITY!#ALPHASINTHESTREETS #ILBUDGET #PEACEMARCH #ALPHAIMPACT #ALPHASTRONG 💪🏾✊🏾

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Truly honored to partner with @PZLambda to bring a powerful, positive, peace march to Maywood! #alphasinthestreets #rhozetalambda #alphas

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Comptroller Mendoza say Illinois will be $185 million short of making court ordered payments come August. #BudgetNow

Day 4 of special session. Budget talks continue behind the scenes. Committee meeting at 11:30. To the house floor... fb.me/61kbGiy2e

IL could lose 46k jobs under Trump health care plan. Rauner remains silent despite devastating consequences for IL. nbcnews.com/health/health-…

TODAY is the DAY! Alphas in the Streets!

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One way to fix the budget is to increase revenue. We need to close loopholes and tax the ultra-wealthy! #closetheloophole #SB1719 #HB3393

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Almost finished with the 3rd day of special session. Today started with committee hearing at 11 am for state... fb.me/8PU1B749f

Tune into @PoliticsTonight on @CLTVnews at 5:30, I'll be discussing developments from Springfield with @rap30.

Madigan:“It is difficult to move forward on a bipartisan budget when both Republican leaders refuse to meet.” ow.ly/kQsT30cQLL9 #twill

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.@cityofurbana Mayor Diane Marlin testifying in the House: property tax freeze would damage schools, parks, libraries and infrastructure.

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Committee of the Whole on Rauner's Property Tax proposals. Do you think we should permanently or temporarily freeze property taxes?

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A STRONG economy begins w/ a STRONG workforce. #LiftUpIL. By making IL a great place to go to school & work, we are building a strong future

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Republicans blocked President Obama from telling the public about Russian actions to help Trump m.dailykos.com/story/2017/6/2…

Governor Rauner's Third Special Session lasted 17 minutes. Another wasted $40,000 of taxpayer money. #RaunerDoYourJob #BudgetNow

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PARKING INFORMATION!!! If you are attending Alphas in the Streets tomorrow, please RT! #alphasinthestreets #alphas #rhozetalambda #repwelch

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Rep. Welch & Alphas March in the Streets of Maywood Tomorrow! conta.cc/2tVfdGa

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