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Bristow Leads Effort to Fight Government Corruption

Bristow Leads Effort to Fight Government Corruption

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To call for transparency and increased accountability among elected officials, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, recently passed a legislative package to strengthen state ethics laws to crack down on public corruption and unethical lobbying practices.

Smith Leads Effort to Control Cost of Insulin

Smith Leads Effort to Control Cost of Insulin

CHICAGO – Launching an effort to lower the cost of critical lifesaving health care, state Rep. Nick Smith, D-Chicago, recently backed legislation that would control the cost of insulin for Illinois diabetics.

Walker-Backed Pension Consolidation to Become Law

Walker-Backed Pension Consolidation to Become Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A measure supported by state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, to combine more than 600 police and fire pensions is set to become law after being passed by the General Assembly.

Lilly, Deer Honor Preckwinkle at Women’s Health Summit

Lilly, Deer Honor Preckwinkle at Women’s Health Summit

CHICAGO – State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, recently attended the Women’s Health Summit hosted by Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer, D-Chicago, where Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, D-Chicago, was honored for her work promoting health care access.

Kifowit, Illinois CASA Call on Veterans to Volunteer with Local Foster Children

Kifowit, Illinois CASA Call on Veterans to Volunteer with Local Foster Children

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Fighting to advocate for vulnerable children in local communities around Illinois, State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, joined a group of bipartisan state legislators, some of whom were also veterans, and representatives from Illinois Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to call on Illinois veterans to consider training with their local CASA organization.

Connor Works to Promote Fairness for Student Athletes

Connor Works to Promote Fairness for Student Athletes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Student athletes receive a fair stake of the revenue colleges and universities earn off of their name, likeness and performance under legislation recently passed by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport.

Reitz Measure to Protect Worker Privacy Passes Illinois House

Reitz Measure to Protect Worker Privacy Passes Illinois House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the United States Supreme Court ruling on Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville recently passed legislation to protect the privacy of workers