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Yingling Listens to Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic at Town Hall

Yingling Listens to Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic at Town Hall

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – Continuing his work to combat the opioid epidemic, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, held an Opioid Town Hall with Lake County Sheriff John Idleburg and State’s Attorney Mike Nerheim. Yingling has fought against the epidemic during his time in Springfield, sponsoring legislation to increase oversight of prescription medications and track controlled substances like opioids. Yingling also hosted a location for the national Drug Take Back Day this year, which gave community members a way to safely dispose of their unused drugs.

Edly-Allen to Host Coffee and Conversation with  Local Residents in Deer Park

Edly-Allen to Host Coffee and Conversation with Local Residents in Deer Park

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – Following a productive legislative session this past spring that included implementing a balanced and bipartisan state budget, state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is focused on connecting with constituents in her district by hosting several coffees through the month. Edly-Allen’s next coffee with constituents will be held Thursday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Deer Park Panera, located at 20530 Rand Rd, Suite 4480. 

Villa Hosts Fair Tax Town Hall

Villa Hosts Fair Tax Town Hall

CHARLES, Ill. – As a part of her efforts to continue conversations about the Fair Tax with local families, state Rep. Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, recently partnered with Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, to host a Fair Tax Town Hall.

State Rep. Walker Applauds Signing of Legislation Protecting Sexual Assault Survivors

State Rep. Walker Applauds Signing of Legislation Protecting Sexual Assault Survivors

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Recognizing the difficulties often associated with seeking medical attention after a sexual assault, state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, is applauding Gov. J.B. Pritzker for recently signing into law legislation increasing protections for assault survivors seeking care or rape kits regardless if they have an outstanding warrant.