Illinois House Democratic Caucus
COLLINSVILLE, Ill.- State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is inviting teachers, parents, and residents interested in education issues to attend a citizen advisory committee meeting on Jan. 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Collinsville Public Library located at 408 W. Main St.
PEORIA, Ill. – Service-oriented high school junior and senior girls in Peoria are being encouraged to apply to be one of Annie’s Girls this spring, a mentorship and scholarship program started by state Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, that helps cover the cost of prom and connects young women with leading mentors in the community.
CHICAGO – To help address the issues communities face from the failed War on Drugs and decades of disinvestment, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging local community organizations to apply for state grants under the Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) grant program.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, D-Chicago, issued the following statement in response to testing positive for COVID-19.
GURNEE, Ill. – To highlight the importance of safe, courteous, and defensive driving, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is observing Scott’s Law Day. It’s held annually on Dec. 23 throughout Illinois to honor public safety workers and remind drivers to slow down or change lanes when passing by an emergency service vehicle on the road.
CHICAGO – To encourage drivers to do their part to keep first responders safe on the roadways ahead of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, is reminding drivers of safe driving habits on Scott’s Law Day, which is designated as Dec. 23.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As part of her continued commitment to public safety, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is taking National Impaired Driving Prevention Month as an opportunity to raise awareness of the fatal consequences of alcohol- and drug-impaired driving.
CHICAGO – A measure to strengthen the upcoming elected school board for the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), sponsored by state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, was recently signed into law by Gov. JB Pritzker.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, shared the following statement:
GURNEE, Ill. – During the holiday season, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is encouraging residents to continue taking necessary precautions against COVID-19 to safely enjoy the holidays. There are a number of steps the community can take to protect themselves and their family members during holiday gatherings as we face the ongoing pandemic.
CHICAGO – To assist landlords and tenants who have experienced financial hardship over the last year, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, is encouraging the second open application period for the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP), which will be open until Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.
CHICAGO – As part of his efforts to combat crime and provide resources to communities that have been impacted by violence since entering office in April, state Rep. Cyril Nichols, D-Chicago, is encouraging organizations to apply for the Restore, Reinvest and Renew (R3) Grant Program.
AURORA, Ill. – Following an influx of new funding for rejuvenating businesses in districts across Illinois, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, called attention to $1.7 million dollars in grant opportunities for local businesses in her community.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To assist individuals in need this winter, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is partnering with Making a Difference to host a Cold Weather Clothing Drive throughout December.
GURNEE, Ill. – Committed to bipartisan collaboration to solve problems, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, was among 21 select lawmakers to complete a policy academy focusing on improving the economy through infrastructure, workforce, and cyber security policies.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – With the holidays quickly approaching, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is encouraging local residents to use safe fire practices to prevent possible tree or home fires.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – To ensure that those who want to serve their community have the resources they need, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, introduced legislation earlier this week that will provide financial incentives to police officers who serve the community where they are from.
JOLIET, Ill. – In partnership with the Joliet Fire Department (JFD), State Representative Natalie Manley today announced a pilot project to provide free Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal kits to the public to assist community efforts in combatting the opioid crisis. The kits, which safely destroy unwanted and expired medications, are now available at 12 locations throughout the city.