Harper Tours Urban Farm with State Agriculture Director

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, recently welcomed Illinois Department of Agriculture Director John Sullivan to Chicago to tour Growing Home, an urban farming organization in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. “Urban agriculture works to provide people...

Harper’s Criminal Justice Reform Measure Advances to Governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A criminal justice reform measure from State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, to set a limit on the time certain warrants can remain active recently advanced through the Illinois House to the desk of Governor J.B. Pritzker.“As a society, it’s...

State Rep. Harper Statement on Recreational Marijuana Legalization

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, issued the following statement on the passage of House Bill 1438, which legalizes adult-use recreational cannabis in Illinois:“I’m proud to have worked together with my Republican and Democratic colleagues to...

Harper to Host 4th Ward Shred-A-Thon, Electronics Recycling Event

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya M. Harper, D-Chicago, is partnering with 4th Ward Alderman Sophia King to offer residents free document shredding and electronic device recycling at her Shred-A-Thon on Saturday, May 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Dearborn & Polk intersection.“A...