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Mussman-Backed Law Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions Takes Effect in Illinois

Mussman-Backed Law Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions Takes Effect in Illinois

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – A new state law supported by state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, to preserve healthcare coverage for over 1 million Illinoisans with pre-existing conditions recently took effect, ensuring that Illinois residents will be exempt from changes to pre-existing condition coverage that may come from Washington D.C. and the Trump administration.

Halpin Visits Quincy Veterans’ Home

Halpin Visits Quincy Veterans’ Home

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – In advance of a legislative hearing scheduled for Jan. 9 on the Quincy Veterans’ Home legionella outbreak and response, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, took the opportunity Wednesday to visit the home and examine current procedures.

Stuart to Host “Coffee With Katie” After Start of New Year

Stuart to Host “Coffee With Katie” After Start of New Year

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Before the legislature heads back to Springfield for the legislative session, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, invites residents to her next “Coffee with Katie” meeting on Saturday, Jan. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. at Sacred Grounds Café, located at 233 N. Main St. in Edwardsville.

Willis Attends DuCap Christmas Party

Willis Attends DuCap Christmas Party

NORTHLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, recently spoke at the DuPage County Area Project Christmas party in Bensenville. The event was hosted by the Hispanic Parents in Action-Bensenville and had a total of 163 children who attended with their families.

Lilly-Backed Student Loan Bill of Rights Becomes Law

Lilly-Backed Student Loan Bill of Rights Becomes Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A measure cosponsored by state Rep. Camille Lilly, D-Chicago, to protect students from predatory lending will now become law following the successful, bipartisan override of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the proposal.

After you workout with me at Lindop School, let’s head downtown and March to the Polls in the Women’s March Chicago! #womensmarch

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Yo! Get up! Beat me to Lindop School in Broadview! Let’s get it in and then head down to the Women’s March! Let’s go!!! @GetCoachMike is ready to bring the energy!

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Smh! Republicans have shut down the federal government. They control the White House and both chambers of Congress, and under their watch, they haven't been able to govern and keep the lights on. #TrumpShutdown reuters.com/article/us-usa…

Who do you blame for the first government shutdown since 2013?

This Presidency just keeps getting worse! #TrumpShutdown is now a reality! Awful awful man!

Great mentor and Friend has decided to hang it up. Gonna miss Sen. Trotter’s Leadership!MILLER: Sen. Donne Trotter has been a great asset for Illinois bit.ly/2rrtVZ2 via @suntimes

Listen up! Here’s an important message from @GetCoachMike! See you tomorrow at 10am sharp! #Fitness #Health #Wellness #NewYear #NewYou #Yoga @traps6_ @ginagharris7 @la_shawn_k_ford_8th

Here’s your weekend and lifetime assignment! Happy Friday! #Workhard #LoveAll #Succeed

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I have to strongly disagree with Chris Kennedy in this article. Rauner is NOT trying to do what’s best for the state. All he cares about is the 1%, and that does not include the working people of Illinois. Bruce needs a kick in the butt, not an applause sir! twitter.com/chicagotribune…

Chicago State University had a freshmen class of 98 students last year. Now Paul Vallas’ name is being floated to Mayor of Chicago. Do you really think Paul Vallas should be promoted to Mayor of Chicago?

Reps Welch & Ford Host New Year New You Fitness Event TOMORROW! conta.cc/2FSV8a4

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.@GovRauner's plan will remove protections for Illinois children with chronic, severe medical conditions. #Raunercare puts children's lives in danger. #twill chicagobusiness.com/article/201801…

COMPTROLLER MENDOZA CALLS FOR REVIEW OF RAUNER ADMINISTRATION’S $100,000-A-DAY TOLLWAY DEAL Deloitte Consulting... fb.me/F1xoesnm

I'm proud to endorse the @stateinnovation #SiXRepro Vision and Values Platform. Reproductive freedom is a central and necessary component of an inclusive progressive agenda. stateinnovation.org/issue/reproduc…

I encourage everyone to join us on Thursday, Feb. 8 at the Hanover Township Senior Center and learn about cost-saving tax credits that may help lower your state tax bill. chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-…

“Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner refused in a morning interview on WVON 1690 AM to apply the “racist” label not only to Trump, but to former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.” chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politi…

We need a Governor and Lt. Gov. who will fight for all communities and bring real change to Illinois. That’s why I am honored to stand with @JBPritzker and @JulianaforLG, as the next Governor and Lt. Gov. of Illinois.

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A true public servant. He will be missed by many.My deepest sympathy to is wife Concetta and son Joe. fb.me/45OUIU3PS

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was not only one of the most influential leaders of the civil rights movements, but also fought to end the Vietnam War and protect the rights of union workers. #MLKDay #KingDayofService

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential leaders of the civil rights movement & also fought to end the Vietnam War & protect the rights of union workers. Dr. King’s birthday has been recognized as a national holiday since 1983. #MLKDay #KingDayofService