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ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – In an effort to protect both pet owners and pets, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is pushing legislation that would prohibit pet shops from offering loans or installment contracts when attempting to sell pets.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – As part of his efforts to lower taxes, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is backing legislation that would increase the amount of people eligible for income tax credits.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is supporting legislation that would increase accessibility to affordable child care.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Fighting to keep arbitrary taxes in check and Illinois residents’ money in their own pockets, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is working to repeal the hike for the fees placed on registering trailers towed by vehicles.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is urging women in the 48th district to apply for the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) scholarship, which provides up to $2,500 in funding to help women over 25 who are going back to college.
CHICAGO, Ill. – In an effort to prepare professionals looking for work, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, will host a virtual job fair seminar on April 19 at 6 p.m. via Zoom.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is supporting legislation that would ban the use of red-light cameras in Illinois due to recent corruption concerns regarding the use of the cameras by municipalities.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – As April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month, and state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is recognizing the importance of providing adequate childcare for working families. Yang Rohr has always been passionate about working with children even prior to her role as state representative. She served as a school board member and is a proud mother of three.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – As an avid supporter of the men and women who serve in the military and an advocate for the veteran community, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, has signed onto legislation to significantly expand state efforts to assist veterans with health care, mental health, housing, job training and job placement.
GURNEE, Ill. – Police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel would have greater access to behavioral health care under legislation backed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee that would guarantee mental health care as a right of all first responders.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – State Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is promoting the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) Scholarship, which will help cover the cost of college for 10 Illinois women.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – As part of his efforts to keep healthcare costs affordable, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is backing legislation that would keep health insurance rate increases in check.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, D-Chicago, is working to make local voices heard in Illinois’ redistricting process by highlighting a public hearing of the House Redistricting Committee of Berwyn/Cicero, which was held Saturday, April 3, 2021.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Measures initially put in place to expand voting access during the pandemic will become permanent in Illinois under a new state law supported by state Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia.
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, designed to streamline reopening requirements for Westlake Hospital was signed into law by Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, will be hosting a virtual “Coffee with Katie” on Saturday, April 10 from 10 to 11 a.m. to discuss her work in Springfield and answer questions from residents about state and local issues.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, will convene a diverse panel of experts at a virtual town hall meeting next Tuesday that will focus on Illinois’ new criminal justice reforms and their likely impacts on law enforcement and community members.
CALUMET CITY, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is working to make local voices heard in Illinois’ redistricting process by bringing a public hearing of the House Redistricting Committee to the South Cook County area on April 8 at 10 a.m.