Illinois House Democratic Caucus
Speaker Madigan: “Today, I wrote to the Democratic committee members responsible for filling the vacancy in the 3rd Representative District, and asked them to conduct their process without the participation of the 36th Ward. Any process that includes the participation of the 36th Ward – whether by direct vote or by proxy – would call the legitimacy of the appointment into question, and the qualifications of their candidate would be challenged by the full Illinois House of Representatives.”
SPARTA, Ill. – To help local homeowners find property tax relief and better understand the property tax assessment and appeals process, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, is partnering with Randolph County Assessor Doug Sachtleben to host a property tax review workshop for Randolph County homeowners later this month.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, recently met with members of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA), as hundreds of gun owners visited the Capitol for Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day (IGOLD).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Wednesday.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is highlighting a new law that will expand insurance coverage for diagnostic mammograms.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – Continuando su compromiso para luchar por cuidado médico económico, la Representante Estatal Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, está patrocinando un Seminario Sobre Medicare con AgeOptions.
Costa Howard Partners with Illinois Manufacturers’ Association to Host Roundtable for Local Business Owners
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. – Local business owners recently joined state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association for a roundtable discussion.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is working to provide her community with better, more focused health care by setting limits on the number of patients nurses are assigned simultaneously.
CALUMET CITY, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is working to improve health care by backing proposed legislation that will limit the number of patients nurses can be assigned, easing workloads while improving and focusing patient care.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To combat the opioid crisis and misuse of prescription drugs, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is encouraging residents to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 26. Various locations around Stuart’s district will be taking back prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
STEELEVILLE, Ill. – In an ongoing effort to promote public safety, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, is holding a shred and prescription drug take back day on Sat., Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Perry County Market Place at 412 South Main Street in Pinckneyville.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez is encouraging residents of her district to take part in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, this Saturday, Oct. 26, by dropping off old or expired prescription drugs to local collection locations.
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is inviting local residents to attend her Women’s Legislative Advisory Panel on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bloomingdale Library, located at 101 E. Fairfield Way in Bloomingdale.
LOMBARD, Ill. – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, and Wheaton City Councilwoman Erica Bray-Parker are holding Working Families Office Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at My Half of the Sky, at 121 W. Wesley St. in Wheaton.
PEORIA, Ill. – State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, is highlighting the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a winter heating assistance program that helps families pay for utility services.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen. D-Libertyville, partnered with local law enforcement and healthcare experts to host an informational town hall meeting on the dangers of vaping devices and e-cigarettes.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to be an accessible representative, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, talked with constituents at his Coffee with Sam event at Main Street Cafe in Round Lake Park. Yingling gave an update on his work on the Property Tax Relief Commission, and then gathered feedback from attendees on what they would like to see him advocate for moving forward. Throughout his time in office, Yingling has made it a priority to listen to constituents, holding multiple town halls and community events throughout his district.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, recently attended the 2019 Denver Marijuana Management Symposium (MMS), a summit for law enforcement, public sector officials and regulators that addresses challenges and presents solutions to implement adult-use recreational cannabis laws.