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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to ensure that statues and other ceremonial landmarks on state property reflect the values and morals of our state, Speaker of the House Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the creation of a new special task force to conduct a review of monuments on state property and proposals for new monuments or statues.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – As part of his efforts to help facilitate economic growth, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, introduced legislation that would cut license fees for businesses owned by veterans. “With all that veterans have done for our country, the least we can do...
OTTAWA, Ill. – Working to inform local governments about offered grant opportunities, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is recognizing Ottawa, Marseilles and Ladd for receiving over $1.5 million in grant money for local public infrastructure improvements.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is showcasing the artwork of Lombard students by hosting a virtual art show on Facebook for Student Art Month.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is encouraging local women to apply for the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) Scholarship, which will help cover the cost of college for 10 Illinois women.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – State Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, is working with Legal Aid Chicago to host a free, virtual expungement clinic on Monday, April 12 at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live for local residents looking to clear their record.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, and state Sen. Rachelle Crowe, D-Glen Carbon, are teaming up to host a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to noon in the teacher parking lot at Edwardsville High School, located at 6161 Center Grove Rd.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – In an effort to protect both pet owners and pets, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is pushing legislation that would prohibit pet shops from offering loans or installment contracts when attempting to sell pets.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – As part of his efforts to lower taxes, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is backing legislation that would increase the amount of people eligible for income tax credits.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is supporting legislation that would increase accessibility to affordable child care.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Fighting to keep arbitrary taxes in check and Illinois residents’ money in their own pockets, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is working to repeal the hike for the fees placed on registering trailers towed by vehicles.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is urging women in the 48th district to apply for the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) scholarship, which provides up to $2,500 in funding to help women over 25 who are going back to college.
CHICAGO, Ill. – In an effort to prepare professionals looking for work, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, will host a virtual job fair seminar on April 19 at 6 p.m. via Zoom.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is supporting legislation that would ban the use of red-light cameras in Illinois due to recent corruption concerns regarding the use of the cameras by municipalities.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month, and state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is recognizing the importance of providing adequate childcare for working families. Yang Rohr has always been passionate about working with children even prior to her role as state representative. She served as a school board member and is a proud mother of three.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – As an avid supporter of the men and women who serve in the military and an advocate for the veteran community, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, has signed onto legislation to significantly expand state efforts to assist veterans with health care, mental health, housing, job training and job placement.
GURNEE, Ill. – Police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel would have greater access to behavioral health care under legislation backed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee that would guarantee mental health care as a right of all first responders.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is promoting the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) Scholarship, which will help cover the cost of college for 10 Illinois women.