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Rep. Gonzalez Member of Edgar Fellows 10th Class

Rep. Gonzalez Member of Edgar Fellows 10th Class

CHICAGO – State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr., D-Chicago, was selected by the Edgar Fellows Program to be a member of its 10th class of Illinois changemakers. Industry pioneers, state and local representatives and community leaders joined Gonzalez at University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs in Champaign, IL to discuss the ways to solve some of Illinois’ toughest problems.

Avelar to Host Mobile Secretary of State, ICash Event

Avelar to Host Mobile Secretary of State, ICash Event

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — State Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, in partnership with state Sen. Eric Mattson, D-Joliet, is hosting a Mobile Secretary of State event on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Romeoville Recreation Center Bodine Room, 900 W. Romeo Road in Romeoville.

Rep. Manley to Host Back to School Fair

Rep. Manley to Host Back to School Fair

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — In celebration of the upcoming academic year, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, in partnership with state Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel, D-Shorewood, is hosting a Back to School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Black Road Library, 3395 Black Road in Joliet.

Hoffman Applauds Expansion of Caseyville Tyson Foods Plant

Hoffman Applauds Expansion of Caseyville Tyson Foods Plant

CASEYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, joined Gov. J.B. Pritzker and area leaders this week to celebrate the expansion of Caseyville’s Tyson Foods plant, a move expected to generate hundreds of jobs and bring in millions of dollars of investment to the area.

Ramirez Holds Back-to-School Family Fair

Ramirez Holds Back-to-School Family Fair

CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Delia Ramirez, D-Chicago, is inviting community members to a Back-to-School Family Fair on Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Bloc, 1345 N. Karlov Ave. in Chicago, in partnership with state Sen. Omar Aquino.

Walsh to Host Senior Advocacy, Fraud Prevention Event

Walsh to Host Senior Advocacy, Fraud Prevention Event

JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, in partnership with Troy Township and the Office of Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, is hosting a seminar on advocacy and fraud protection for seniors on Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. at Troy Township, 25448 W. Seil Road in Shorewood.

Scherer to Host Back to School Bash

Scherer to Host Back to School Bash

DECATUR, Ill. – To celebrate the upcoming academic year, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, in partnership with Sista Girls and Friends and West Side New Creations, will be hosting a Back to School Bash on Sunday, August 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Illinois, 55S Country Club Road in Decatur.

Hurley Reminds Families about Aug. 5 – Aug. 14 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Hurley and Cunningham to Host Coffee and Conversation Saturday, Aug. 20

CHICAGO – State Rep. Fran Hurley and state Sen. Bill Cunningham are encouraging residents to share their thoughts on state and local issues at an upcoming Coffee and Conversation, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Starbucks located at 9438 S. Ashland Ave. in Chicago.

Rep. Gonzalez Member of Edgar Fellows 10th Class

Rep. Gonzalez will Host Back to School Fair

CHICAGO – State Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr., D-Chicago, is getting his community ready for the new school year with a Back to School Fair on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy in Little Village. Gonzalez will be joined by state Sen. Celina Villanueva, state Rep. Theresa Mah and Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya.

Mason Backs Assault Weapons Ban

Mason Backs Assault Weapons Ban

GURNEE, Ill. – Following the nationwide rash of mass shootings, including the massacre in Highland Park on July 4, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is fighting to ban assault weapons by backing new restrictions and registration requirements for military-style weapons.