Illinois House Democratic Caucus
HB 1092 will close loopholes and educate both law enforcement and the public on the FRO.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, is working to protect and extend critical tax credits to continue supporting investments in Peoria.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Addressing the rising rates of youth suicide and mental health disorders across the United States, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, recently backed legislation to enhance mental health guidelines for Illinois schools and increase support for youth mental wellness.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As a newly appointed commissioner for the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC), state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, will join regional policymakers and university leaders in collaborative efforts to encourage best practices in the field of higher education.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – As part of his efforts to keep money in the pockets of his constituents, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is supporting legislation that would reduce the annual registration fee of a flat trailer (TA trailer).
GURNEE, Ill. – Students’ mental health would be better protected during active shooter and school lockdown drills under legislation supported by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to keep prescription drug costs affordable and transparent, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, recently sponsored legislation to require all pharmacies to inform customers of the retail price of each drug or medical device that the pharmacy sells.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to prepare adolescents for re-entrance into society and reduce rates of recidivism, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, is sponsoring legislation to provide civics education for inmates at the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
CHICAGO – To protect residents from entering unwanted loan agreements, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, advanced legislation that will prohibit the distribution of unsolicited loan checks to consumers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Understanding that large inequities still exist in how health plans cover behavioral health care, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D – Villa Park, passed legislation in the House which makes it more difficult for health insurance companies to avoid covering sick Illinoisans.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Understanding the importance of setting the standard for environmentally friendly habits and environmental preservation, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is sponsoring a bill that will increase the testing of incoming debris to clean fill sites in an effort to avoid the contamination of groundwater.
GURNEE, Ill. – Veterans would be warned before paying for a service they could receive for free from a government agency under legislation backed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch today announced Representative Frances Ann Hurley as the new whip of the Democratic Moderate Caucus (Mod Caucus), a relatively new caucus of like-minded members who advocate for a balanced, steady approach to lawmaking.
DES PLAINES, Ill. –Aiming to make higher education in Illinois more affordable, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, recently passed legislation enabling community colleges to more easily develop affordable housing options for students.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Assistive technology devices and services needed by people with disabilities will become easier to acquire under new legislation sponsored by state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is highlighting an opportunity for residents to get vaccinated at the Lake County Fairground without having to make an appointment. “In order to return to normalcy, it is critical that we all get fully...
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Romeoville, is supporting legislation that allow victims of sexual crimes to have permanent civil no contact orders against their assailants if they are convicted of a sexual crime.
CHICAGO, Ill. – Residents will have the opportunity to learn tips on how to better protect themselves from vehicle hijackings during a self-defense seminar hosted by state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago.