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State of Illinois Coronavirus Response Site and the Illinois House Democratic Caucus Coronavirus Resource Site.
Illinois House Democratic Caucus
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Arthur Turner, D-Chicago, announced his retirement from the Illinois House of Representatives.
AURORA, Ill. – To help local businesses that have suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, recently supported legislation that will allow restaurants and bars to sell premade mixed drinks for pickup and delivery.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – As the extended state and federal tax deadlines approach, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is reminding residents to file their income taxes by July 15.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – To connect business owners that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic with critical relief, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is highlighting the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) new Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program.
LOMBARD – State Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, wants citizens to know that Illinois is making it safer and easier to make your voice heard in the upcoming Nov. 3 election, by expanding early voting and vote-by-mail and declaring a state holiday on Election Day.
ALTON, Ill. –State Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, is announcing the reopening of her district office in Alton on Monday, July 13. Residents will be able to make appointments by phone or email to receive assistance with state services in-person.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – To help residents stay informed on their finances amid the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is promoting free credit reports that are now available.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To honor local seniors that have made a positive impact on Southern Illinois, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, is encouraging area residents to nominate a senior they know for the Illinois Department on Aging’s (IDoA) 2020 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame Awards.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, recently hosted a community blood drive at American Legion Post 365 in Collinsville to help reduce the blood shortage at local hospitals.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is praising the efforts of Illinois following the release of the Clean Jobs Midwest Report for 2019 which shows Illinois as a leader throughout the Midwest and details the impressive economic growth in clean energy across the state.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting a new economic recovery plan that will provide $25 million to businesses that suffered damages due to the civil unrest following the death of George Floyd.
CHICAGO – To help Illinois’ Black communities recover from damages inflicted by looting and widespread violence in the wake of the death of George Floyd, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is calling on both the Illinois General Assembly and U. S. Congress to create a plan that will invest in these communities.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – With the COVID-19 pandemic putting many residents in dangerous financial situations, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is encouraging residents to apply for aid through the new “Help Illinois Families” program.
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is highlighting recently expanded Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) emergency relief programs to help families faced with financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is promoting the expansion of essential services that are now available through the Help Illinois Families initiative to support working families impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is reminding residents to practice safe driving this holiday weekend by not drinking and driving.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is highlighting the state’s newly launched Business Interruption Grants program and urging local business owners to apply.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago is highlighting the new Remote Patient Monitoring Program to allow sick residents affected by COVID-19 to receive daily health care service through the new Illinois Virtual Care Program.