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GURNEE, Ill. – As part of her push for ethics reform, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, introduced House Bill 129, a measure that would bring additional transparency to the process of red light camera lobbying.
AURORA, Ill. – With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine underway in Illinois, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is encouraging residents to sign up for the Kane County Health Department (KCHD) notification system to receive important updates and information about the vaccine.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – To help unbanked residents keep more of their stimulus funds, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is alerting residents to banks that are providing free services to Illinoisans to cash stimulus checks.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – As Metro East health officials prepare to begin vaccinating seniors and essential workers, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is reminding residents to watch for scams promising early access to the COVID-19 vaccine in exchange for money or personal information.
CHICAGO – To provide homeowners with information on local sustainable energy providers, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, is inviting residents to an informational web seminar on solar energy on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – As residents begin to receive vaccine shots to protect them from COVID-19, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, wants residents to understand the rollout plan for Illinois.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – To help alleviate nationwide blood shortages that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is partnering with Vitalant to host a blood drive on Tuesday, Jan 26. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Campanelli YMCA, located at 300 W. Wise Rd. in Schaumburg.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – In recognition of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is highlighting the importance of regular cancer screenings and preventative care.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To help ensure safe working conditions for local firefighters, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is highlighting the availability of new training materials for fire departments, including a comprehensive safety and health compliance guide from the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL).
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – To ensure that hospitals have a stable blood supply, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is encouraging residents to give blood and learn about the many benefits to the community that blood donors provide.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, issued the following statement on the passage of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus’ criminal justice reform legislation and her vote to pass the measure:
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is inviting residents of her district to help shape her 2021 legislative agenda by sending in ideas for new laws to her district office.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, was named Speaker Pro Tempore in the leadership of the Illinois House of Representatives, serving alongside newly elected Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch, the first African American in Illinois history to serve as speaker.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – As a part of their continued advocacy for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, and state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, are highlighting upcoming progress to the campus as the Health Science Building enters the designing phase.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, issued the following statement on Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch’s election to serve as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To protect working families from unaffordable healthcare costs, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is highlighting a new law that took effect Jan. 1 that caps out-of-pocket costs for insulin.
Data In from First Report on Stuart-Backed Streamline of Professional Licensing Process for Military Families
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – A total of 275 military service members and their spouses were quickly licensed to begin working in 2020 thanks to a law passed by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville. Stuart sponsored House Bill 1652, which fast-tracks the professional licensing process for military families who relocate to Illinois by requiring that their completed applications be reviewed within 60 days.