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Hirschauer Recognizes Suicide Prevention Month

Hirschauer Recognizes Suicide Prevention Month

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – To raise awareness for Suicide Prevention Month, state Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, is highlighting resources for those struggling with their mental health. “Mental health emergencies affect all people, regardless of income, race, gender or...

Stuart, Crowe to Host Free Shredding Event

Stuart, Crowe to Host Free Shredding Event

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – To provide residents with secure options to dispose of old documents with personal information, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, and state Sen. Rachelle Crowe, D-Glen Carbon, are teaming up to host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at Granite City High School, located at 3101 Madison Ave. in Granite City.

Vella-Backed Legislation Supporting Rights of Correctional Officers Signed into Law

Vella Helps Pass Comprehensive Ethics Reform Package

ROCKFORD, Ill. – In order to ensure that elected officials are working in the best interests of their constituents, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, helped pass an ethics reform bill that cracks down on corrupt government practices and increases transparency and oversight of politicians and political insiders.

Cassidy Introduces TExAS Act, Creates New Civil  Penalties on Rapists and Abusers

Cassidy Introduces TExAS Act, Creates New Civil Penalties on Rapists and Abusers

CHICAGO – Today, State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, filed HB 4146, the TExAS Act (The Expanding Abortion Services Act). The TExAS Act seeks to affirm the steps Illinois has taken to ensure that our state remains a place where the full range of reproductive health services are available and accessible to all people, including those forced to travel out of state from jurisdictions seeking to restrict access to abortion and other reproductive health care.