Illinois House Democratic Caucus
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To call for transparency and increased accountability among elected officials, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, recently passed a legislative package to strengthen state ethics laws to crack down on public corruption and unethical lobbying practices.
CHICAGO – Launching an effort to lower the cost of critical lifesaving health care, state Rep. Nick Smith, D-Chicago, recently backed legislation that would control the cost of insulin for Illinois diabetics.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A measure supported by state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, to combine more than 600 police and fire pensions is set to become law after being passed by the General Assembly.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Committed to transparent and accountable government, state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, recently voted to make lobbying more transparent, and voted to create the bipartisan Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To address corruption in state government, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, supported legislation to examine and reform state ethics and lobbying laws.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, recently attended the Women’s Health Summit hosted by Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer, D-Chicago, where Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, D-Chicago, was honored for her work promoting health care access.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To make sure diabetic individuals are not slapped with outrageous bills for their insulin, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, is leading an initiative to cap costs for insulin prescriptions.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, released the following statement after the Illinois Senate’s passage of House Bill 3902, which would protect local jobs and industries in the region and keep Illinois businesses competitive in the field of aviation repair:
Rep. Hernandez Fights to Combat Unethical Political Practices, Lower Insulin Costs, Reform Pensions During Fall Session
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, backed bills during the fall legislative session to fight corruption, make insulin more affordable for individuals with diabetes, and reform police and fire pensions to help ease the burden on property...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Fighting to advocate for vulnerable children in local communities around Illinois, State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, joined a group of bipartisan state legislators, some of whom were also veterans, and representatives from Illinois Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to call on Illinois veterans to consider training with their local CASA organization.
RED BUD, Ill. – State Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, fought for lower insulin costs, more ethical government and to secure local pension systems during the recent legislative session. “This fall, I helped crackdown on corruption in Illinois’ political system,”...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Student athletes receive a fair stake of the revenue colleges and universities earn off of their name, likeness and performance under legislation recently passed by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the United States Supreme Court ruling on Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville recently passed legislation to protect the privacy of workers
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of his ongoing effort to rein in skyrocketing property taxes, state Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, voted to consolidate the assets and management of 649 local police and fire pension systems into two systems, strengthening retirement benefits while reduce the burden on property taxpayers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to growing concern regarding legislator and lobbyist ethics, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Gurnee, supported legislation to fight corruption and increase state government transparency.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Furthering her commitment to make health care and prescription drug costs more affordable for Illinois residents, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, helped pass legislation to lower the cost of insulin for diabetics in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is supporting the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP), which held a graduation ceremony last Friday for its most recent class of trainees.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Diabetes patients in Illinois will see relief on the price of their insulin medication thanks to legislation backed by state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, which passed the House this week.