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Yang Rohr Highlights Diabetes Awareness Month

Yang Rohr Highlights Diabetes Awareness Month

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As a part of her continued efforts to support those suffering with or at risk of diabetes, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is using Diabetes Awareness Month as an opportunity to encourage diabetes screening, management and prevention.

Collins Highlights Reopening of Rental Payment Program in December

Collins Highlights Reopening of Rental Payment Program in December

CHICAGO – Due to the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) delaying the reopening of the Illinois Rental Program (ILRPP), state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is highlighting the opportunity for residents to apply for emergency assistance to help with their housing costs.

Rep. Barbara Hernandez to Host “Know Your Rights” Immigration Workshop

Rep. Barbara Hernandez to Host “Know Your Rights” Immigration Workshop

AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is hosting a “Know Your Rights” workshop to assist immigrants living in her community with legal advice regarding their rights during various immigration proceedings. On Nov. 20th, at Sacred Heart Church on 755 Fulton Street in Aurora from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., she will be joined by Ald. Juany Garza; Ana and Casildo Cuevas, President and Vice President of Uni2; and representatives from immigration advocacy groups.

Rep. Barbara Hernandez to Host “Know Your Rights” Immigration Workshop

Hernandez, Foster to Host ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment Webinar

AURORA, Ill. – The open enrollment period for residents to shop the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace is now open through Dec. 15. State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is inviting residents with questions about the enrollment period to attend an informational webinar with Congressman Bill Foster, D-IL, on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. via Facebook Live.

Stuart to Host Veterans Benefits Fair

Stuart to Host Veterans Benefits Fair

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To help provide veterans access to state agencies and other community organizations, state Rep. Katie Stuart is hosting a Veterans Benefits Fair on Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the American Legion Post 365, located at 1022 Vandalia St. in Collinsville.

Vella to Join Gov. Pritzker for Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Incentive Bill Signing

Vella to Join Gov. Pritzker for Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Incentive Bill Signing

ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, will be joining Gov. Pritzker and other local leaders for the signing of House Bill 1769, known as the Reimagining Electric Vehicles in Illinois (REV) Act, on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. at the Rock Valley College Advanced Technology Center, located at 1400 Big Thunder Blvd. in Belvidere.

Avelar to Host Free Vaccination Clinic to Protect Residents from the Spread of COVID-19, Flu

Avelar to Host Free Vaccination Clinic to Protect Residents from the Spread of COVID-19, Flu

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – As part of the ongoing efforts to reduce COVID-19 transmissions and the flu this holiday season, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is partnering with the VNA Health Care clinic and the Bolingbrook Promenade to provide free vaccinations. The event will be held Sunday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 623 E. Boughton Rd., Ste 135 in Bolingbrook, across the street from the CG’s Comedy Club.