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HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, called on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure that Black-owned businesses receive truly equitable ownership opportunities in the growing cannabis industry in Illinois.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – As families begin spending more time outdoors during the summer months, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is highlighting July as Ultra violet (UV) Safety Awareness Month and is reminding residents of the importance of protecting your skin.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following an effort by state Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, to support first responders, a law outlining new protections for police and firefighters who have contracted COVID-19 recently went into effect.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – A new law sponsored by state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, to strengthen civics education in middle school classrooms across the state recently took effect.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State child care restoration grant applications will be available the week of July 20-24, and state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, is highlighting the program and webinars available for providers to learn about the $270 million relief plan.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – A new law supported by state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, will ensure students with epilepsy receive improved access to medical assistance if they have a seizure at school.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Legislative measures supported by state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, to make voting safer and easier were recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
ALTON, Ill. – To ensure all residents are counted in this year’s census, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, is reminding people to fill out the census.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – School employees in Illinois will receive specific training on how to assist students with epilepsy under legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, which took effect this month.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is asking residents to stop by Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center on Tuesday, July 28, for a combination food drive and blood drive hosted by the Glen Ellyn Park District and Versiti Blood Center of Illinois.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is highlighting the Lake County Small Business Recovery Grant Program and encouraging business owners to apply.
LOMBARD – If you have moderate symptoms of COVID-19 infection, or if you have tested positive for the virus, State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, urges you to monitor your health at home and get access to useful medical supplies through the new Illinois COVID-19 Virtual Care Program.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is encouraging residents of Lake County to sign-up to donate blood at the Libertyville Civic Center on Wednesday, July 29, from 3-7 PM.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is encouraging community members to nominate older residents for the Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, recently visited the Plummer Park pickleball courts in Edwardsville to talk with One More Game (OMG) Pickleball Club about the club’s rapid growth and efforts to secure court lighting to extend playing time.
ALTON, Ill. – To help residents properly dispose of documents containing personal or financial information, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, will be hosting a Community Shred Day with state Sen. Rachelle Crowe, D-Glen Carbon, and state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, at the Granite City High School on Saturday, Aug. 8.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – To help address blood shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, recently hosted a blood drive.
CHICAGO – As the extended state and federal tax filing deadlines approach, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is urging residents who have not filed yet to do so before July 15.