Illinois House Democratic Caucus
Naperville, Ill. – As a part of her continued efforts to promote community safety, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is reminding residents to prepare for severe winter weather.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, and state Sen. Laura Ellman, D-Naperville, are hosting a Winter Open House on Saturday, December 18 at 10:00a.m. at their district office.
Public Safety and Violence Prevention Task Force Releases the First List of Grantees Funded by Taxpayers
CHICAGO – Underscoring transparency, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, and state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Mt. Greenwood, are encouraging the public to review violence prevention program grantee lists now posted on ilga.gov in advance of a Monday hearing on the efforts.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To help families in need, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is hosting a diaper collection drive in partnership with the Metro East Diaper Bank and the Madison County Diaper Bank during the month of December. Donations can be dropped off at Rep. Stuart’s district office at 2105 Vandalia St., Unit #16 in Collinsville.
AURORA, Ill. – This holiday season, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is collecting holiday cards to be delivered to residents staying at Hesed House, a local homeless shelter in Aurora.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – With the holiday shopping season upon us, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is reminding parents to be mindful of purchasing toys that may be hazardous for young children and to familiarize themselves with product recalls.
JOLIET, Ill. – Working to provide convenient access to state services to the people in their district, State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., D – Joliet, and state Senator John Connor, D-Lockport, are partnering with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office to host a mobile Department of Vehicle Services (DMV) on December 15 from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. at the Stone City VFW Post 2199.
CHICAGO – To ensure that all students have the resources they need to be successful, state Rep. Cyril Nichols, D-Chicago, introduced legislation that would increase the amount of facetime that students have with their counselors.
OAK LAWN, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, is highlighting the recent change by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) in partnership with the Illinois General Assembly to add all the state’s public universities onto the Common App platform.
Hernandez Working to Find New Solutions to Housing Statewide Challenges, Guarantee Housing for Illinoisans
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, took part in numerous productive discussions throughout November to help address housing problems in Illinois and consider how best to direct American Rescue Plan funding set aside for that area.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – With the holiday season fast approaching, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is encouraging residents to take advantage of this year’s Illinois Made Holiday Gift Guide and support Illinois businesses when buying gifts for their friends and family.
CHICAGO – To help ensure foster youth have access to resources as they transition out of foster care, state Rep. Lakesia Collins, D-Chicago, introduced legislation to raise the age of those eligible for child welfare services to 23.
WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – To honor those who have served our country, state Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, is hosting a Veterans Breakfast at VFW Post 6791 in West Chicago.
Springfield, Ill. – To help Illinois students reduce their student loan debt, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, has filed a measure that allows qualifying borrowers to participate in a loan repayment assistance program.
AURORA, Ill. – To support local families in need, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is collecting menstrual hygiene products and diapers to benefit the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry’s Women’s Empowerment Pantry now until Dec. 10.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – As part of his efforts to make healthcare more affordable for residents, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is pushing for legislation that would lower the costs of monthly supplies of insulin.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – State Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, wants residents to express their ideas on legislative issues for the upcoming session in January.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is congratulating the new small businesses inducted into the Illinois Made Program.