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Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

Speaker Madigan: “Today, I wrote to the Democratic committee members responsible for filling the vacancy in the 3rd Representative District, and asked them to conduct their process without the participation of the 36th Ward. Any process that includes the participation of the 36th Ward – whether by direct vote or by proxy – would call the legitimacy of the appointment into question, and the qualifications of their candidate would be challenged by the full Illinois House of Representatives.”

Reitz Invites Local Homeowners to Property Tax Review Workshop

Reitz Invites Local Homeowners to Property Tax Review Workshop

SPARTA, Ill. – To help local homeowners find property tax relief and better understand the property tax assessment and appeals process, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, is partnering with Randolph County Assessor Doug Sachtleben to host a property tax review workshop for Randolph County homeowners later this month.

Stuart Promotes Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Stuart Promotes Prescription Drug Take Back Day

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To combat the opioid crisis and misuse of prescription drugs, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is encouraging residents to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 26. Various locations around Stuart’s district will be taking back prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Reitz to Hold Shred and Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26

Reitz to Hold Shred and Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26

STEELEVILLE, Ill. – In an ongoing effort to promote public safety, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, is holding a shred and prescription drug take back day on Sat., Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Perry County Market Place at 412 South Main Street in Pinckneyville.

Pappas to Host Women’s Legislative Advisory Panel

Pappas to Host Women’s Legislative Advisory Panel

BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is inviting local residents to attend her Women’s Legislative Advisory Panel on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bloomingdale Library, located at 101 E. Fairfield Way in Bloomingdale.

Yingling Gets Input From Community Members over Coffee

Yingling Gets Input From Community Members over Coffee

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to be an accessible representative, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, talked with constituents at his Coffee with Sam event at Main Street Cafe in Round Lake Park. Yingling gave an update on his work on the Property Tax Relief Commission, and then gathered feedback from attendees on what they would like to see him advocate for moving forward. Throughout his time in office, Yingling has made it a priority to listen to constituents, holding multiple town halls and community events throughout his district.

Harper Attends 2019 Denver Marijuana Management Symposium

Harper Attends 2019 Denver Marijuana Management Symposium

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, recently attended the 2019 Denver Marijuana Management Symposium (MMS), a summit for law enforcement, public sector officials and regulators that addresses challenges and presents solutions to implement adult-use recreational cannabis laws.