Illinois House Democratic Caucus
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, was one of a group of legislators from five states to gather at Farm Aid 2023, an annual music and food festival which was held last weekend.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – In order to give residents opportunities to get rid of their old and unwanted paperwork, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is partnering with state Rep. Larry Walsh Jr. and Joliet Mayor Terry D’Arcy to host a Shred Day event.
PLAINFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Harry Benton, D-Plainfield, is helping make hunting and fishing more accessible with a new law extending game licenses, as well as creating an automatic license renewal option.
Buckner Encourages Nominations of Local Educators for ‘Those Who Excel and Teacher of the Year’ Awards
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is encouraging the local community to show appreciation for gifted educators by nominating teachers and other school personnel for the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2024 ‘Those who Excel and Teacher of the Year’ awards.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Encourages Nominations of Local Educators for ‘Those Who Excel and Teacher of the Year’ Awards
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is encouraging the local community to show appreciation for gifted educators by nominating teachers and other school personnel for the Illinois State Board of Education’s 2024 ‘Those who Excel and Teacher of the Year’ awards.
GRANITE CITY, Ill. – As Southwestern Illinois College’s (SWIC) Sam Wolfe Granite City Campus marks 40 years of serving the region with quality learning opportunities, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, joined college leaders and local residents Saturday for a community event in celebration.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado, D-Chicago, is thrilled to spotlight a special opportunity to celebrate educators uplifting Northwest Side students through the Illinois State Board of Education’s Those Who Excel and Teacher of the Year awards.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – With the weather starting to become colder and energy bills beginning to increase, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is encouraging residents over 60 years old to apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which will begin accepting applications on Oct. 2.
JOLIET, IL –State Rep. Larry Walsh, D-Elwood, is standing behind the United Auto Workers (UAW) members who have recently expanded their strike efforts to Illinois. The ongoing strikes emphasize the fight for fair wages, better working conditions and a secure future for all union members.
BERWYN, Ill. – In recognition of his legislative efforts and work to combat climate change and protect the environment, State Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid, D-Bridgeview, received a 100% rating on his annual scorecard from the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC).
CHICAGO – State Rep. Bob Morgan, D-Deerfield, Chair of the House Health Care Licensing Committee, will continue the process of addressing the ongoing delays in licensure processing by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), by holding a public hearing of his committee on Sep. 27 at 10:00 a.m. in room C-600 on the 6 th Floor of the Michael A. Bilandic Building on LaSalle St. in downtown Chicago.
CHICAGO – As part of continued efforts to end homelessness on Chicago’s Far Northwest Side, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is highlighting recently directed state funding that will support new outreach case manager and housing locator positions through Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) out of its Portage Cragin Counseling Center.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The 95th Street Naperville Public Library will make needed improvements to public spaces thanks to funding secured in the recent state budget by state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – In order to recognize all that they provide to older adults, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is highlighting National Senior Center Month this September.
Responding to Recent Aqua Illinois Water Crisis, Syed Introduces Measure Requiring Fire Departments Be Informed of Water Disruptions
PALATINE, Ill. – Following meetings with constituents regarding a serious water service disruption in her community, state Rep. Nabeela Syed, D-Palatine, introduced a public safety measure that will require that water distribution companies, including Aqua Illinois, notify affected fire departments while water supplies are disrupted.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is seeking submissions to the inaugural Community Photo Contest to spotlight artistic talent in the community and capture the beauty of the 41st District. Winning submissions will be displayed in Springfield and made into a canvas print for the winner.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is sharing some of the solutions and innovations to our nation’s education challenges that were presented to the U.S. Department of Education during their recent stop in Springfield, which was part of Secretary Cardona’s Back to School: Raise the Bar national bus tour.
CHICAGO — State Rep. Lilian Jiménez, D-Chicago, released the following statement regarding the Biden administration’s announcement on expanding temporary protected status authorizations for recent Venezuelan nationals.