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Mason Introduces Measure to Reduce Tax on Diapers and Baby Formula

Mason Introduces Measure to Reduce Tax on Diapers and Baby Formula

GURNEE, Ill. – As a strong advocate for the needs of middle and working-class families, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, introduced House Bill 2387, a measure that would lower the sales tax rate on diapers, baby formula and breastfeeding supplies from 6.25% to 1%.

Ford’s “No Representation Without Population Act” Signed into Law by Governor

Ford’s “No Representation Without Population Act” Signed into Law by Governor

CHICAGO – With today’s signing of landmark criminal justice reform by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, is highlighting his “No Representation Without Population Act” component of the measure that will require incarcerated individuals to be counted at their home address for redistricting purposes, not their prison location.

Mason Introduces Measure to Reduce Tax on Diapers and Baby Formula

Mason to Advocate for Working Families as Vice Chair of Prescription Drug Committee

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, was recently appointed to serve as the vice chair of the House Prescription Drug Affordability & Accessibility committee during the 102nd General Assembly. As vice chair, Mason is pledging to stand up for middle and working-class residents by fighting to lower the cost of prescription medications.

Moylan Committed to Passing Clean Energy Jobs Act in New Session

Moylan Committed to Passing Clean Energy Jobs Act in New Session

DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is continuing his support of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) in the new session and is optimistic that the General Assembly will be able to pass this landmark legislation to combat climate change and create jobs throughout Illinois.

Costa Howard to Host First Virtual Town Hall of 2021

Costa Howard to Host First Virtual Town Hall of 2021

LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is asking residents to join her on Tuesday, Feb. 23, for a virtual town hall meeting to hear updates on the new legislative session and talk about important issues facing the people of the 48th District.

Tarver Introduces Bill to Eliminate Standardized Testing for Pre-School Enrollment, Enhance Opportunities for Low-Income and Minority Students

Tarver Introduces Bill to Eliminate Standardized Testing for Pre-School Enrollment, Enhance Opportunities for Low-Income and Minority Students

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To ensure academic success for all Chicago Public School (CPS) students, especially those of a low-income or minority status, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, has introduced a new measure that will prohibit CPS from requiring students entering pre-K to take a standardized test to be admitted to a selective enrollment school.