Illinois House Democratic Caucus
Rep. Barbara Hernandez Recieves ‘Governmental Leader of the Year’ Award from DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, was recently named ‘Governmental Leader of the Year’, along with state Sen. Linda Holmes, D-Aurora, by the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference.
CICERO, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth ‘Lisa’ Hernandez, D-Cicero, announced more than $8.3 million in Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants which will help 2,109 local students afford a college education.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is praising the Illinois Board of Higher Education’s (IBHE) decision to award tens of millions of dollars in capital grants to two universities in Will County.
Gordon-Booth to Visit White House Thursday for Communities in Action: Building a Better America Series
WASHINGTON – State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, is traveling to the White House Thursday to discuss the ongoing impact of investments in Illinois through the Biden-Harris Administration.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, highlighted record funding of Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants which will help 1,614 local families afford a college education.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, will bring a strong voice for workers’ rights and human rights to the House Labor & Commerce Committee. Cassidy was appointed to a spot on the panel last week.
CHICAGO – Familias afectadas por crímenes violentos ahora son garantizadas tiempo libre adicional bajo una ley nueva del representante estatal Edgar Gonzalez Jr, D-Chicago.
CHICAGO – Families affected by violent crime are now guaranteed additional leave from work under a new law enacted by state Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr, D-Chicago.
CHICAGO – Dado que muchas en la comunidad dependen de dinero en efectivo para pagar ya sea el mandado de o servicios, el representante estatal Edgar Gonzalez Jr, D-Chicago, presentó legislación que garantiza que los negocios y restaurantes calificados sigan aceptando pagos en efectivo.
CHICAGO – With many in his community relying on cash to pay for goods and services, state Rep. Edgar Gonzalez Jr, D-Chicago, introduced legislation ensuring that qualifying businesses and restaurants continue to accept cash.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is highlighting more than $12.7 million claimed by Metro East residents last year through Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grants.
NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Newly inaugurated state Rep. Tracy Katz Muhl, D-Northbrook, has jumped into action since taking office, announcing her policy goals for the upcoming 2024 regular session—including gun violence prevention, healthcare access, protecting the right to choose, consumer protection, access to affordable housing, as well as government accountability and transparency.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is praising last Friday’s decision by the Illinois Supreme Court to uphold a Manley-backed 2019 law which consolidated nearly 650 police and fire pension funds into two statewide funds.
PLAINFIELD, Ill. — State Rep. Harry Benton, D-Plainfield, introduced an agenda prioritizing tax relief, workers’ rights, affordable childcare, and other needs of middle-class families and seniors for the 2024 legislative session.
AURORA, Ill. – In partnership with the Road Home Program, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is holding a virtual social justice committee to discuss methods to help veterans returning to civilian life.
CHICAGO – The House Mental Health & Addiction Committee will meet jointly with the Senate Behavioral Mental Health Committee to discuss the ongoing issue of the behavioral health workforce shortage across the state.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. – Concerned that too many criminals are endangering communities with repeat gun offenses, state Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, has put forth a plan to reimplement expanded sentences for repeat gun offenders, as well as require juvenile repeat firearm offenders to participate in social service programs.
PALATINE, Ill. – A measure passed by state Rep. Nabeela Syed, D-Palatine, which enforces serious financial penalties on big pharmaceutical corporations that jack up the costs of prescription drugs, is now in effect.