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Yednock Welcomes New Affordable Senior Housing Development to Ladd

Yednock Welcomes New Affordable Senior Housing Development to Ladd

OTTAWA, ILL. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, and the Illinois Housing Development Authority have announced the development of a new affordable senior housing complex, planned to be opened in 2020 in the village of Ladd in Bureau County. The project will be located south of Cleveland Street between Chicago and Bureau avenues and should take about one year to build, from start to finish.

Andrade-Backed Reproductive Health Act Signed into Law

Andrade-Backed Reproductive Health Act Signed into Law

CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, joined fellow legislators and Governor Pritzker for the signing of the Reproductive Health Act, Senate Bill 25, which enshrines women’s health care as a fundamental right in Illinois, into law. He issued the following statement:

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.

Kam Buckner to Host “Coffee Talk” at Streeterville’s Dollop

Kam Buckner to Host “Coffee Talk” at Streeterville’s Dollop

CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is asking residents to join him for a “Coffee Talk” on Saturday, June 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dollop, located at 345 E. Ohio St. in Streeterville, to provide an update about the progress that has been made in Springfield during the legislative session.

Edly-Allen Announces June Mobile Office Hours

Edly-Allen Announces June Mobile Office Hours

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – Continuing her efforts to stay accessible and transparent to all 51st District communities, state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is announcing her schedule of mobile office hours throughout the month of June.

Villa Legislation Banning Sale of Animal-Tested Products Advances to Governor

Villa Legislation Banning Sale of Animal-Tested Products Advances to Governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To promote the humane treatment of animals, state Rep. Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, is sponsoring legislation that will ban the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in Illinois. Villa’s measure received strong bipartisan support in the Illinois House and Senate, and now heads to Gov. J.B. Pritzker to be signed into law.