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Governor Signs Moylan-Backed Fair Tax Amendment Rates

Governor Signs Moylan-Backed Fair Tax Amendment Rates

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to provide tax relief to working and middle-class families, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, backed an initiative to reform the state’s income tax rates that was signed by the governor this week.

Moylan Announces Community Shred Day for June 22

Moylan Announces Community Shred Day for June 22

DES PLAINES, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to bring resources into the community to benefit residents in the 55th District, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, announced he will be hosting another Community Shredding Day Event on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Juno Lighting Group, located at 1300 S. Wolf Rd. in Des Plaines.

Pappas Holds Property Value Appeal Seminar

Pappas Holds Property Value Appeal Seminar

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, recently held a seminar to teach her community about the property value appeals process created to provide potential tax relief for taxpayers who need financial help.

Jones to Host Power of Attorney Workshop

Jones to Host Power of Attorney Workshop

CALUMET CITY, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, will be hosting a workshop with local legal professionals to provide residents information on power of attorney, a process in which a person grants authority over their legal and financial matters to a caretaker, on Saturday, June 22 from 11am until 2pm at the Steger-South Chicago Heights Library, located at 54 E. 31st Street in Steger.

Kalish Sponsored Gun Reform Bill Aims to Close Loopholes Exploited by Aurora Shooter

Kalish Sponsored Gun Reform Bill Aims to Close Loopholes Exploited by Aurora Shooter

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the February mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois that resulted in the tragic loss of five lives and injuries that responding police officers and civilians are still recovering from, state Rep. Yehiel “Mark” Kalish, D-Chicago, is working to pass bipartisan comprehensive gun licensing reform supported by the law enforcement community.

D’Amico Backs Property Tax Relief Fund

D’Amico Backs Property Tax Relief Fund

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of his commitment to building a stronger middle class, state Rep. John D’Amico is highlighting his support for a measure to create a property tax relief fund for homeowners in Illinois.

State Rep. Walker Votes for Fair Tax Rate Structure

State Rep. Walker Votes for Fair Tax Rate Structure

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In the closing days of this year’s spring legislative session, state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, backed an effort to establish the Fair Tax income tax rates if Illinois voters support a constitutional referendum in the 2020 General Election to adopt a new income tax structure.

Yingling Updates Residents on End of Spring Session and Gets Feedback for Future Work

Yingling Updates Residents on End of Spring Session and Gets Feedback for Future Work

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, held a meet and greet at the Panera in Round Lake Beach on Saturday, June 8, to meet with constituents and listen to their concerns, ideas and questions about state and local government. With the spring legislative session wrapped up, Yingling wants to ensure that all residents have a clear understanding about what policies passed, as well as get their feedback on what additional changes they would like to see.

Connor Delivers Donated Books to Area Correctional Facilities

Connor Delivers Donated Books to Area Correctional Facilities

CREST HILL, Ill. – Seeking to enrich the lives of incarcerated individuals on their path of rehabilitation, state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, teamed up with state Sen. Pat McGuire, D-Joliet, to provide donated books from area residents to local correctional facility libraries.

Slaughter Backs Measure to Close Dangerous Loopholes in FOID System

Slaughter Backs Measure to Close Dangerous Loopholes in FOID System

SPRINGFIELD – In response to the tragic mass shooting in Aurora earlier this year, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, backed legislation that would update gun safety laws to provide law enforcement with tools to prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands and close loopholes in the Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) system that enabled the Aurora gunman to obtain a firearm.

Burke to Host “IMSA on Location” Seminar with Hurley, Cunningham

Burke to Host “IMSA on Location” Seminar with Hurley, Cunningham

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – On Wednesday, June 12, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, will welcome representatives from the Illinois Math and Science Academy (IMSA) from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Evergreen Park Library to provide information to local residents about the educational opportunities available at the award-winning school.