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DES PLAINES, Ill. – As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is reminding residents of the upcoming open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance marketplace, which lasts from Nov. 1 until Dec. 15.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, is highlighting additional funding for businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through the reopening of applications for the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program.
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Continuing his advocacy for mental health and in order to increase awareness during Suicide Prevention Month, state Rep. Dan Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is reminding neighbors of the importance of improving and maintaining their mental health. Last May, Didech supported legislation that updated state policies to include updated research and additional measures related to suicide prevention, education, and treatment.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – After shocking revelations of sexual abuse and failures to provide protection and support for children in Chicago Public Schools, state Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, passed legislation and created a task force to address issues surrounding sexual abuse in schools. Following the release of the Make Sexual and Severe Physical Abuse Fully Extinct (Make S.A.F.E) Task Force final report, Crespo is planning to introduce legislation to adopt the task force’s recommendations.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is encouraging local business owners to take advantage of the second round of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) Business Interruption Grants (BIG) aimed at assisting small business recovery from the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, and state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is committed to supporting Hispanic and other minority communities in Illinois who have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis this year.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – To provide a much-needed lifeline to small businesses in the Metro East, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is urging businesses to apply for additional funding available through a new round of the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program.
CHICAGO – To help Black communities across Illinois overcome the effects of systemic racism, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, joined the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) to announce a policy agenda that supports and uplifts Black families.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is lauding the recent $16 million investment to provide over 1,000 unemployed Illinois residents with jobs aiding in the response effort toward the COVID-19 pandemic.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is bringing attention to the recent $36.7 million in federal funding received to continue fighting against the opioid crisis in Illinois and the expanded prevention and recovery programs it will fund.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently partnered with 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins, Jr. and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore to host their annual back-to-school fair for students and families.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Ahead of the approaching school year for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is appreciative of the Chicago Connected program aiming to provide free high speed internet to 100,000 students, and encourages ongoing efforts to implement creative solutions while CPS students continue remote learning.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, hopes to eliminate the stigma attached to mental health issues and work toward addressing the mental health crisis in our society.
VILLA PARK, Ill. – To help local families struggling to overcome ongoing economic uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D – Villa Park, hosted a community diaper donation drive to benefit the Outreach House in Lombard.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is reminding residents who have not already done so to complete the 2020 Census by stressing the impact it will have on local funding and representation.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is highlighting the record breaking amount of money and property returned to Illinoisans through the ICASH program administered by the Treasurer’s office since 2015.
JOLIET, Ill. – State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D-Elwood, issued the following statement after learning of Exelon’s plans to close nuclear plants in Dresden and Byron:
CICERO, Ill. – As the Census draws to a close, state Rep. Lisa Hernández, D-Cicero, will host weekly Cafecito gatherings in front of her office to inform and encourage residents of her district to participate in the nationwide count.