Illinois House Democratic Caucus
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D- Edwardsville, issued the following statement after reviewing the latest report on funding for the Southern Illinois University System:
VILLA PARK, Ill. – Dozens of DuPage residents concerned about the growing opioid crisis gathered to ask questions and learn more about local programs at an Addiction and Opioid Awareness Forum hosted by state Reps. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, and Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, hailed the enactment of a law to reduce maternal mortality among African American women.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is battling child abuse with the passage of legislation to streamline the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) handling of suspected child abuse or neglect.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As the temperatures continue to rise, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is reminding residents to exercise caution in their efforts to stay cool.
HILLSIDE, Ill. – To help prepare local families for the upcoming school year, state Rep. Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch, D-Hillside, is partnering with local organizations to offer a free Back to School Health Fair.
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.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is recognizing a recently signed proposal to provide property tax rebates to homeowners.
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.
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.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Legislation supported by state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, to establish a Property Tax Relief Fund as part of a larger effort to lower property taxes was recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, to provide property tax relief for Illinois homeowners was signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker last week.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, passed legislation that would ease the property tax burden on Illinois homeowner by providing an annual property tax relief credit through the new Property Tax Relief Fund.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Survivors of sexual assault wanted for a low-level crime would be able to come forward to police without fear of being arrested under a proposal signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and supported by state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, to lower the property tax burden placed on Lake County families through annual cost-saving rebates was signed into law last week by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
CHICAGO – To help local residents save money and avoid unnecessary charges on their monthly bills, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is partnering with the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) to host a free utility bill clinic.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is inviting residents to join him for a morning of coffee and conversation this Friday, July 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bootsma Bookstore Café, located at 6513 W. 123rd St. in Palos Heights.