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Mason Advocates for Red Light Camera Reform

Mason Advocates for Red Light Camera Reform

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.

Stuart Warns Against Potential Vaccine-Related Scams

Stuart Warns Against Potential Vaccine-Related Scams

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.

Mussman Highlights IDFPR Efforts to Provide Free Check Cashing for Stimulus Checks

Mussman to Partner with Vitalant for Blood Drive at Campanelli YMCA

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.

Stuart Warns Against Potential Vaccine-Related Scams

Stuart Highlights New Safety Resources for Fire Departments

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).

Mason Issues Statement on Criminal Justice Reform

Mason Issues Statement on Criminal Justice Reform

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:

Gordon-Booth Named Speaker Pro Tempore

Gordon-Booth Named Speaker Pro Tempore

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.

Stuart, Hoffman Applaud Progress on SIUe Health Science Building

Stuart, Hoffman Applaud Progress on SIUe Health Science Building

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.

Mason Issues Statement on Criminal Justice Reform

Mason Welcomes Speaker Welch

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:

Data In from First Report on Stuart-Backed Streamline of Professional Licensing Process for Military Families

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.