Illinois House Democratic Caucus
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A criminal justice reform measure from State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, to set a limit on the time certain warrants can remain active recently advanced through the Illinois House to the desk of Governor J.B. Pritzker.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Determined to provide real property tax relief for Illinois homeowners, state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, passed legislation out of the General Assembly that will create the bipartisan Property Tax Relief Task Force.
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – State Rep. Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is inviting residents to discuss state and local issues over a cup of coffee at his “Donuts with Dan” event taking place on Saturday, June 29 in Lincolnshire.
Kifowit Sponsors All-Encompassing Legislation to Protect Individuals from Sexual Harassment, Financial Abuse
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing her efforts to protect vulnerable individuals from harassment and abuse, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, sponsored comprehensive legislation that requires state officials and employees to complete annual harassment and discrimination prevention training, cracks down on local and elected officials who file statements of economic interest and will help protect hotel and casino employees from harassment.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help prevent tragedies and save lives, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is supporting a legislative package of reforms that will tighten Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card regulations and create new tools to enforce current gun laws.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Children will be better protected in school under legislation passed by state Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, working with a variety of advocates and administrators to give the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and school districts additional tools to combat educator misconduct and prevent the hiring of individuals with a criminal record.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Seeking to provide property tax relief for his constituents, state Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, hosted a property tax appeal seminar this week. The event was a collaboration by Carroll, Northfield Township and the Cook County Assessors Office.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, is inviting residents to join him to discuss recent events in Springfield and to share their thoughts and concerns on the issues facing the state this upcoming Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Panera Bread, located at 5 W. Rand Rd in Arlington Heights.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Yehiel “Mark” Kalish, D-Chicago, worked to enact a fair tax and provide relief for middle class families, demand equal pay for women, and ensure access to quality health care during the spring legislative session.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, passed legislation last week, House Bill 3394, requiring corporations based in Illinois to report the racial and gender make up of their board of directors to the Secretary of State’s office and requires the University of Illinois to study the data and make recommendations to improve representation of women and minorities. Additionally, Welch’s legislation would require the University of Illinois to publish an individualized rating for each corporation’s efforts to increase diversity on their boards.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After voting to enact a balanced budget and protections for women during the final days of legislative session, state Rep. Robyn Gabel, D-Evanston, released the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After the final day of session, state Rep. Curtis Tarver, D-Chicago, discussed the accomplishments from his first legislative session as state Representative and the work he looks forward to next year.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After voting to pass a balanced budget and vital reforms this legislative session, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, released the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After the General Assembly adjourned over the weekend, state Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, discussed the progress made in the House this year and the work left to be done to build a stronger middle-class.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Fairmount Park Racetrack will benefit from the recent expansion on gambling and sports betting as a result of efforts by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville. Stuart was on the negotiation team for establishing new regulations and expansions on gambling and online sports betting in the state of Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Northlake, joined advocates visiting the Capitol last month to promote the vital educational and economic contributions museums make to Illinois and the nation.
Chicago – State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, (D-Chicago), will host a condominium rights workshop on Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Illinois Masonic 836 W Wellington in Olson Auditorium.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following the end of legislative session this weekend, state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, released the following statement: