Illinois House Democratic Caucus
CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. – To recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is highlighting the state’s newly created Domestic Violence Task Force, also known as ‘Colton’s Task Force,’ to help protect survivors of abuse.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – As the deadline for early college admission rolls in, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is encouraging her Latino constituents to take advantage of Lewis University’s Si Se Puede college prep conference.
Slaughter Continues the Fight for Criminal Justice Reform on Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies
CHICAGO – To advance the conversation around policing and the continued use of qualified immunity, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago was recently appointed by House Speaker Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch as one of the co-chairs of the Constitutional Rights and Remedies Task Force.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – To continue in her efforts to openly engage with area residents, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is hosting her monthly ‘Coffee and Conversation’ event on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – In order to ensure that state government is focused on addressing the issues facing Illinoisans, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, helped pass a comprehensive ethics reform package which was recently signed into law.
CHICAGO – As part of her efforts to explore all avenues to reduce crime, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, will work to find comprehensive solutions to violence as part of the Public Safety & Violence Prevention Task Force.
House and Senate Redistricting Committees Release Map of Proposed New Congressional Boundaries, Public encouraged to provide feedback at upcoming public hearings or through online portal
SPRINGFIELD – The House and Senate Redistricting Committees have released a proposed map of new congressional boundaries designed to comply with federal law and ensure the broad diversity of the state is reflected in the elected officials sent to represent Illinois in Washington D.C.
House Redistricting Committee to Hold Hearing in Edwardsville, Public Encouraged to Provide Input on Congressional Boundaries
The committee is holding a series of public hearings to gather input as the General Assembly begins the process of creating new congressional and judicial subcircuit boundaries. Members of the public may request to provide testimony, submit electronic testimony or submit electronic witness slips in advance of the hearings via the General Assembly website www.ilga.gov or through email at email@example.com.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is applauding the signing of comprehensive ethics legislation to increase transparency and crackdown on corruption statewide.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To provide an opportunity for residents to discuss important issues impacting seniors, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is hosting a Citizen Advisory Committee on Senior Issues on Monday, Oct. 25 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Collinsville Senior Center.
CHICAGO – As part of his efforts to ensure that state government is prioritizing working families, state Rep. Cyril Nichols, D-Chicago, helped pass a comprehensive ethics bill that was signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker last week.
CHICAGO, Ill. – To help residents feel safer in their neighborhoods, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, is hosting a Burglary Prevention Seminar on October 25 at 6:30 pm.
AURORA, Ill. – Kids throughout Illinois will be receiving a more comprehensive and up-to-date health education following the efforts of state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, who has been fighting for better health education since taking office.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – To ensure Illinois is providing the best possible healthcare to its residents, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is reminding healthcare facilities and organizations of the second round of funding open for Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives.
CHICAGO – To raise awareness of preventable breast cancer screenings, state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is highlighting Breast Cancer Awareness month.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – As part of his efforts to hear from those around his district, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, visited Harlem High School in Machesney Park as a “Principal for a Day.”
AURORA, Ill. – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is highlighting her legislative efforts to expand access to lifesaving cancer screenings and promoting free screenings through the Illinois Department of Public Health.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, was awarded a perfect score on the Illinois Environmental Council’s (IEC) 2021 Environmental Scorecard for her environmental advocacy during her first legislative session in the General Assembly.