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Yingling Supports Legislation to Reduce Opioid Abuse

Yingling Supports Legislation to Reduce Opioid Abuse

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – As part of his efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, voted in support of a bill that would keep opioids out of the hands of those looking to abuse the drug.

Stuart Backs Bill to Protect Sexual Assault Survivors

Stuart Backs Bill to Protect Sexual Assault Survivors

Stuart Backs Bill to Protect Sexual Assault Survivors

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Survivors of sexual assault would be able to seek a permanent no-contact order against their attacker under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, which passed the House last week.

Moylan Legislation Reining in Toll Rates for Small Trailers Passes House

Moylan Legislation Reining in Toll Rates for Small Trailers Passes House

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Concerned that many Illinois drivers carrying small trailers are being charged an unnecessarily high toll for said trailers, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, introduced and passed legislation with bipartisan support which would keep the tolls for small trailers at a reasonable rate.

Vella Warns Residents of New Scams Targeting Illinoisans

Vella Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Crimes

ROCKFORD, Ill. – To provide additional support to victims, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, helped pass legislation that would make civil no contact orders permanent if the defendant is convicted of a sexual crime.

Vella Highlights First 100 Days in Office

Vella Highlights First 100 Days in Office

ROCKFORD, Ill. – Last week, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, marked his first 100 days in office serving the 68th District by highlighting some of his local and legislative achievements to date.

Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism

Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....

Stuart Backs Bill to Protect Sexual Assault Survivors

Stuart Passes Bill to Help Students Avoid Unnecessary Private Loans

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Student loan borrowers would receive additional information about their financial aid options before taking out risky private loans under legislation led by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, which recently passed the House with strong bipartisan support.