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Villa Highlights 100 Years of Suffrage for Illinois Women

Villa Highlights 100 Years of Suffrage for Illinois Women

BATAVIA, Ill. – To commemorate the women’s suffrage movement and the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, state Rep. Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, is sponsoring a new resolution to remember Illinois as the first state to ratify suffrage and the 72-year fight to achieve a woman’s right to vote in the United States.

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

CHICAGO – House Speaker Michael J. Madigan released the following statement Monday: “Senator Harmon is a very accomplished legislator, and I am confident we will have a strong working relationship.”

Moylan Partnering with U.S. Census to Hold Hiring Event

Moylan Partnering with U.S. Census to Hold Hiring Event

DES PLAINES, Ill. – As the 2020 Census approaches, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is encouraging individuals interested in working for the effort to attend a U.S. Census Bureau recruiting event scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Oakton Community College, located at 1600 E. Golf Rd. in Des Plaines.

Mason Pledges to Reform Domestic Violence Law

Mason Pledges to Reform Domestic Violence Law

GURNEE, Ill. – Preparing to return to Springfield for her second legislative session, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is reaffirming her commitment to addressing domestic violence.

Mussman Reevaluation of Isolation and Restraint in Schools

Mussman Reevaluation of Isolation and Restraint in Schools

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg calls for the General Assembly to do a thorough investigation to inform changes to current regulations regarding isolation and time out rooms and also the use of physical restraint in with in our school buildings.

Carroll Sponsors Legislation to Include Sexting in Sex Education Classes

Carroll Sponsors Legislation to Include Sexting in Sex Education Classes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Middle and high school students taking part in sex education classes would learn about the consequences of sexting and what to do if they receive a sexually explicit image, or experience bullying or harassment as a result of sexting, under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook.

Bristow, Crowe to Hold Satellite Office Hours in Hartford Jan. 22

Bristow, Crowe to Hold Satellite Office Hours in Hartford Jan. 22

ALTON, Ill. – To help bring the benefits of their offices to all parts of the district, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, and state Sen. Rachelle Crowe, D-Glen Carbon, will be hosting joint Satellite Office Hours on Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hartford Village Hall.

Mah-Backed Senior Property Tax Relief Measure Signed into Law

Mah-Backed Senior Property Tax Relief Measure Signed into Law

CHICAGO – Cook County homeowners who receive the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption this year will be able to keep that exemption through 2024 thanks to legislation sponsored by state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago, and signed into law Tuesday by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.