Illinois House Democratic Caucus
OTTAWA Ill. – With harvest season beginning, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is highlighting National Farm Safety and Health Week to raise awareness of the importance of staying safe during the harvest season.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Hernandez, is joining ACLU Illinois for a Town Hall Meeting to discuss women’s reproductive health care legislation on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. at 1 E. Benton St. in Aurora.
OTTAWA, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is informing residents of an upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hall Township Food Pantry located at 500 N. Terry St, Spring Valley.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – Continuing her advocacy for reproductive freedoms, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, recently spoke at the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Memorial in Chicago.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – As part of his efforts to help keep residents employed, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is partnering with The Workforce Connection and other community groups to host a free Hiring Event. The event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 23 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall, located at 7070 Cherryvale N. Blvd. in Rockford.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is hosting a diaper drive from Monday, Sept. 27 through Oct. 3 to benefit local families in need.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – To help seniors stay healthy at home, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is highlighting tips for older adults to prevent falls during Falls Prevention Awareness Week.
CHICAGO – To ensure that Illinois’ elementary, high school and college students have adequate access to suicide prevention resources, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation that requires institutions to provide critically-needed suicide prevention information on student identification cards.
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Backs Mental Health Legislation, Recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
AURORA, Ill. – Across the state, countless Illinoisans are dealing with mental health challenges, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified this problem. In recognition of their needs, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, has been working hard to improve mental health care and strengthen suicide prevention measures in our schools.
OAK LAWN, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park is reminding constituents that Illinoisans will be required to make an appointment for behind-the-wheel road tests, REAL IDs, standard driver’s licenses and state ID cards at Chicagoland Secretary of State facilities. Vehicle services, such as renewing a license plate sticker or applying for a vehicle title, do not require an appointment.
Slaughter-Backed Legislation Protects Families from Predatory Educational Planning Service Providers
CHICAGO – To protect families from being taken advantage of by the deceptive practices of unscrupulous educational planning service providers, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation that introduces needed regulations for the industry.
CHICAGO – To promote creativity and artistic ideas, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, is hosting her second annual art contest for 7th and 8th grade students in the 35th District.
Collinsville, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is highlighting the open application for the small equipment grant program for local fire departments and not-for-profit ambulance services.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – To ensure that state government is working as effectively as possible, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, helped pass legislation last week that would place additional restrictions and oversight on elected officials and political insiders.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – For Hispanic Heritage Month this September and October, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is promoting economic advancement for minority businesses.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Hernandez, is hosting a diaper drive from Monday, Sept. 27 through Oct. 3 to benefit local families in need.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – To raise awareness for Suicide Prevention Month, state Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, is highlighting resources for those struggling with their mental health. “Mental health emergencies affect all people, regardless of income, race, gender or...
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – A new law passed by state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, will make acquiring assistive technology devices and services needed by people with disabilities easier for government entities.