Illinois House Democratic Caucus
Canty Lays Out Agenda for Coming Months, Focuses on Cutting Property Taxes, Government Transparency, Childcare
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — State Rep. Mary Beth Canty, D-Arlington Heights, is laying out her agenda for coming months, namely to focus on cutting property taxes, promoting government transparency, and bolstering support for childcare and other pro-family measures.
CHICAGO – In support of local law enforcement, state Rep. Mary Gill, D-Chicago, volunteered at the Get Behind the Vest Pancake Breakfast earlier this week, helping to raise funds for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation as it helps officers purchase lifesaving...
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – To ensure that seniors are getting the property tax relief that the law entitles them to, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is encouraging homeowners over the age of 65 to take advantage of the Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Program.
SHILOH, Ill. – State Sen. Christopher Belt, D-Swansea and state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, joined Shiloh’s Village Board of Trustees’ Committee at Large meeting Monday to discuss state support for local projects, including $4 million for a new police station to reflect the needs of the growing community.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, issued the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker gave his annual budget address last Wednesday:
Rep. Barbara Hernandez to Hold ‘First Friday’ Event to Cover Spring and Summer Park District Programs
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, will be hosting Fox Valley and Batavia Park Districts at her Monthly ‘First Friday’ event this Friday, March 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 1 E. Benton Street, Suite 101 in Aurora.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — State Rep. Mary Beth Canty, D- Arlington Heights, is applauding recent funding to the Arlington Heights community from the Park and Recreational Facility Construction Act (PARC).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Andrade, D-Chicago, backed proposed legislation to protect low-income seniors from property tax increases, keeping more seniors in the homes they’ve lived in for years.
GRAYSLAKE, Ill. – State Rep. Laura Faver Dias, D-Grayslake, recently introduced a measure to make prescription inhalers more affordable and lower the financial burden of medical care on Illinois families.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Matt Hanson, D-Montgomery, issued the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker gave his annual budget address Wednesday:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, issued the following statement after Gov. JB Pritzker’s annual State of the State and Budget Address
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Families would be able to more easily rollover money from a 529 College Savings account to a Roth IRA under a proposal introduced by state Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock, D-Villa Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, praised Gov Pritzker’s focus on maternal mortality following the Governor’s State of the State and Budget Address on Wednesday:
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. — State Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, issued the following statement in response to Gov. JB Pritzker’s annual budget address:
SKOKIE, Ill. — State Rep. Kevin Olickal issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s budget address on Wednesday afternoon
CHICAGO – The House Mental Health & Addiction Committee will reconvene with the Senate Behavioral & Mental Health Committee to continue discussing the ongoing issue of the behavioral health workforce shortage across the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Young people and their families would have more flexibility with savings and could avoid unplanned taxes under a new measure backed by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, allowing additional or unused 529 college savings account funds to be transferred to other savings accounts.
Rep. Mason Responds to Budget Address, Prioritizes Major Childcare Expansions, Robust Education Spending
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, issued the following response to Gov. Pritzker’s State of the State address on Wednesday