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GURNEE, Ill. – As a strong advocate for the needs of middle and working-class families, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, introduced House Bill 2387, a measure that would lower the sales tax rate on diapers, baby formula and breastfeeding supplies from 6.25% to 1%.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Following the extreme winter storms that hit the Metro East last week, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is highlighting the Illinois State Police’s (ISP) “Thank a Trooper” program to commend State Troopers and other police officers for their bravery in assisting Illinoisans on the roadways during dangerous conditions.
CHICAGO – With today’s signing of landmark criminal justice reform by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, is highlighting his “No Representation Without Population Act” component of the measure that will require incarcerated individuals to be counted at their home address for redistricting purposes, not their prison location.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, was recently appointed to serve as the vice chair of the House Prescription Drug Affordability & Accessibility committee during the 102nd General Assembly. As vice chair, Mason is pledging to stand up for middle and working-class residents by fighting to lower the cost of prescription medications.
Yang Rohr To Host ‘Coffee and Conversation’ to Connect with Local Residents, Provide Update on Legislative Agenda
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, will host her monthly ‘Coffee and Conversation’, inviting residents from Naperville and Warrenville to discuss key local issues and to share ideas and information about her legislative agenda.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – Following Children’s Mental Health Week, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is reminding parents and caregivers to be cognizant of the mental health needs of children and teens.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is continuing his support of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) in the new session and is optimistic that the General Assembly will be able to pass this landmark legislation to combat climate change and create jobs throughout Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker’s State of the State and Budget address on Wednesday:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the governor’s annual budget address, state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, released the following statement:
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is asking residents to join her on Tuesday, Feb. 23, for a virtual town hall meeting to hear updates on the new legislative session and talk about important issues facing the people of the 48th District.
Tarver Introduces Bill to Eliminate Standardized Testing for Pre-School Enrollment, Enhance Opportunities for Low-Income and Minority Students
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To ensure academic success for all Chicago Public School (CPS) students, especially those of a low-income or minority status, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, has introduced a new measure that will prohibit CPS from requiring students entering pre-K to take a standardized test to be admitted to a selective enrollment school.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – With February being American Heart Month, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is encouraging residents to learn about ways they can help keep their hearts healthy.
OTTAWA, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, issued the following statement following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday:
The following is a statement from Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch:
The following is a statement from Michael J. Madigan:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Lisa Hernandez, D-Cicero, issued the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the governor’s annual budget address on Wednesday, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, released the following statement:
Ford Encouraged by Governor’s Budget Proposal, Highlights Need for Bipartisan Support for Human Services
CHICAGO – State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, issued the following statement Wednesday after the governor’s annual budget address: