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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.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is encouraging local business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for the new Business Interuption Grant (BIG) available through the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).
VILLA PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, urges businesses that suffered financially as a result of COVID-19 to apply for Business Interruption Grant funding through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity by 5 pm on Tuesday, July 7.
ALTON, Ill. – To connect small business owners with economic relief, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, is highlighting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) new Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, has been named chair of the Illinois House Democrats’ Women’s Caucus subcommittee on maternal health and will spearhead efforts aimed at lowering health risks for expectant mothers.
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is bringing attention to new Business Interruption Grant funding to help local businesses economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, July 7 at 5 p.m. “The new Business...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To support local small business owners that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, is highlighting the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s (DCEO) new Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program.
AURORA, Ill. – Keeping up with her efforts to continue to be accessible and open during the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, will continue her virtual “Coffee with Kifowit” events throughout the month of July each Monday at 9 a.m. on her Facebook page @ILDistrct84
CHICAGO – State Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, is bringing attention to new Business Interruption Grant funding to help local businesses economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, July 7 at 5 p.m.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – State Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, is highlighting the announcement of funding for legal services in his district through the Illinois Access to Justice Program.
LOMBARD – To amplify the voices of people of color and encourage an open, honest discussion about systemic racism and its impacts on our communities, state Rep. Terra Costa Howard, D-Glen Ellyn, is hosting a virtual community meeting on race from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7.
GURNEE, Ill. – In recognition of PTSD Awareness Month, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is advocating for greater post-traumatic stress disorder resources and awareness.