Illinois House Democratic Caucus
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – In response to the rise of new scams targeting residents, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is asking residents to take a few moments to learn how they can protect themselves from scam artists and fraudsters.
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.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – In order to protect residents from fraud, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is alerting residents to be cautious of potential scams that have been increasingly directed at Illinois residents.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is working to bring more awareness about the Autism community and challenges they face with legislation that would recognize the first week of April of each year as Autism Awareness Week.
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.
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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To protect the rights of patients and ensure that no one is denied treatment during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation to help addresses implicit bias in medicine.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – In response to reports of new scams targeting Illinoisans, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is encouraging residents to take steps to protect themselves from scams and fraud.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – With middle-class families in need of tax relief, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is asking Congress to restore the full State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction, which would reduce taxes for many working families.
GURNEE, Ill. – Residents who filed unemployment claims during the coronavirus pandemic wouldn’t be responsible for overpayments made to them by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) under a measure backed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee.
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.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is promoting the Conference of Women Legislators (COWL) Scholarship, which will help 10 Illinois women cover the cost of college.
Tarver Advances Legislation to Eliminate Standardized Testing for Pre-School Enrollment, Enhance Opportunities for All Students
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to ensure academic success for all Chicago Public School (CPS) students, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago, has advanced a measure that will prohibit CPS from requiring students entering pre-K to take a standardized test to be admitted to a selective enrollment school.
GURNEE, Ill. – As part of her commitment to lowering property taxes, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is supporting a measure to make it easier for individuals with disabilities to receive homestead exemptions.
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.
CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. – Special education students in Illinois who missed out on crucial in-person activities and learning due to the pandemic would be able to extend their individualized education programs (IEP) under legislation recently passed by state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake.
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....
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.