Illinois House Democratic Caucus
CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. – To raise attention for American Diabetes Month, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is highlighting her legislation that would cap the price of insulin and make health care more affordable for working class families.
GURNEE, Ill. – In recognition of November as American Diabetes Month, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is bringing awareness to American Diabetes Month. Mason is encouraging residents to seek preventative care for Type 1 and 2 Diabetes by getting screened annually.
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.
CHICAGO – In order to ensure that everyone has access to stable housing, state Rep. Cyril Nichols, D-Chicago, is encouraging residents who have faced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of the Illinois Rental Payment Program (IRPP).
Manley Highlights Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Marketplace, Encourages Residents to Get Covered
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – To help keep residents protected from skyrocketing health care costs, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is urging residents to take advantage of the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. –To recognize the first Habitat home in Batavia, State Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, is inviting the public to attend the home’s dedication ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 20.
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.
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.
Slaughter Encourages Local Residents to Follow IDPH COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance during the Holiday Season
CHICAGO – To help prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases during the upcoming holiday season, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is reminding local residents to follow the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) most recent guidelines on how to safely celebrate this holiday amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Naperville, Ill. – As part of her ongoing efforts to remain open and accessible to her constituents, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is hosting her monthly Coffee and Conversation event on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom.
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.
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.
Scherer Highlights Illinois Conservation Foundation 2022 Conservation Achievement Scholarship Opportunity
DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is alerting families that applications are now being accepted by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) for the 2022 Conservation Achievement Scholarship program.
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.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is asking residents to consider patronizing local small businesses throughout the community on this upcoming Small Business Saturday.
CHICAGO – As the winter months approach state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, is reminding residents to begin preparing for extreme cold, snow and ice as early as possible.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. –State Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, is highlighting the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance.
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.