Illinois House Democratic Caucus
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, is highlighting a new law expanding mammogram coverage as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
GURNEE, Ill. – A resolution introduced and passed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Illinois.
RED BUD, Ill. – Continuing his efforts to be a strong voice for Southern Illinois industry, state Rep. Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, was recently appointed to the Illinois Coal Development Board.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, is calling for fairness for collegiate athletes by backing new legislation which will allow them to receive fair compensation for use of their names and images, and contract professional representation.
BATAVIA, Ill. – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, state Rep. Karina Villa, D-West Chicago, is highlighting a new law she passed that will expand insurance coverage for mammograms.
Slaughter Highlights New Law Aiming to Cut Red Tape, Increase Senior Citizens’ Access to Property Tax Discount
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of his efforts to provide real property tax relief to local homeowners, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is highlighting a new law that will make it easier for senior citizens to access a valuable property tax relief program.
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is promoting a statewide video campaign by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), which will bring awareness to their new Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances.
PEORIA, Ill. – In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, state Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, D-Peoria, is drawing attention to the availability of free breast cancer screenings and treatment options for low-income women.
Hurley Introduces Legislation to Expand Educational Opportunities for Students with Developmental Disabilities
CHICAGO – Continuing her efforts to advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, recently introduced legislation that would allow students eligible for special education services to remain in school through the end of the school year, even after their 22nd birthday.
CHICAGO – Following a September gunshot incident near Bateman Elementary School in Irving Park, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is joining residents for a march against gun violence, organized by Peace for the Park, on Oct. 18.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, recently visited the Lake Zurich Police Department and participated in a ride-along with an officer on duty.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is spotlighting an Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) tax amnesty program that is offering local taxpayers the opportunity to eliminate delinquent taxes that may be owed to the state without penalty.
CALUMET CITY, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is calling attention to a recent expansion of Illinois’ Child Care Assistance Program, which will help more families receive safe, affordable daycare.
CHICAGO – During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, state Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, is drawing attention to the availability of free breast cancer screenings for women through the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jonathan Carroll, D-Northbrook, backed a new law to ensure lifesaving prescriptions are available quickly by cutting insurance industry bureaucracy and streamlining filling procedures.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To connect veterans with local, state and federal resources, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, will be holding a Veterans’ Fair in conjunction with a Community Blood Drive. The event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the American Legion Post 365, located at 1022 Vandalia St. in Collinsville.
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, recently served as principal for the day at Rockland Elementary School in Libertyville.
CHICAGO – At their joint office open house event, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, joined state Sen. Robert Martwick, D-Chicago, to welcome residents to their new full-time constituent services office in Jefferson Park.