Illinois House Democratic Caucus
HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, continued his efforts to help local job seekers gain employment by hosting his annual job fair last week at the Proviso Math and Science Academy in Forest Park.
NORTHLAKE, Ill. – Local residents will be able to attend a free seminar hosted by state Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, and learn the step-by-step process to appeal their property tax assessments and seek a lower amount owed on their bill.
AURORA, Ill. – Continuing her efforts to stay accessible to residents of the 84th District, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, is announcing her schedule of “Coffee with Kifowit” events throughout the month of July.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, is highlighting her work to support small businesses in Illinois by requiring prompt payments to subcontractors working on construction projects for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
Pappas to Provide Opportunity to Speak About Legislative Concerns at First Senior Citizens Advisory Panel
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. – State Rep. Diane Pappas, D-Itasca, is hosting her first Senior Citizen Advisory Panel Monday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Bloomingdale Public Library located at 101 Fairfield Way.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D-Chicago, is highlighting her support for reproductive freedom and women’s health following the enactment of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) in Illinois.
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, is hosting a Staycation Seminar next
Thursday, June 20th at the Aurora Public Library’s Eola Road Branch, located at 555 S. Eola Rd.
in Aurora. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is free to the public.
CHICAGO, Ill. –State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, D-Glenview, released the following statement after attending the historic signing of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA), which protects women’s right to choose in Illinois:
OTTAWA, ILL. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, and the Illinois Housing Development Authority have announced the development of a new affordable senior housing complex, planned to be opened in 2020 in the village of Ladd in Bureau County. The project will be located south of Cleveland Street between Chicago and Bureau avenues and should take about one year to build, from start to finish.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing his effort to fight for commonsense gun safety reform throughout Illinois, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, supported legislation to help close loopholes in the FOID system.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation backed by state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, to allow firefighter academy recruits to receive education on the history of the labor movement for firefighters recently passed out of the Illinois House of Representatives and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To clarify language under the Affordable Care Act that has been used to block access to diagnostic mammograms for women, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, recently supported legislation that will ensure women continue to have access to potentially lifesaving cancer screenings.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, joined fellow legislators and Governor Pritzker for the signing of the Reproductive Health Act, Senate Bill 25, which enshrines women’s health care as a fundamental right in Illinois, into law. He issued the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago, is asking residents to join him for a “Coffee Talk” on Saturday, June 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dollop, located at 345 E. Ohio St. in Streeterville, to provide an update about the progress that has been made in Springfield during the legislative session.
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Following the General Assembly’s passage of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) last month, state Rep. Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is celebrating Illinois becoming a national leader in protecting a woman’s right to choose.
OTTAWA, Ill. – Legislation passed by state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, to allow firefighter academy graduates to receive a brief history of the labor movement for firefighters was approved by both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly and now heads to the governor for signature.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, recently helped pass legislation to create the Worker Protection Taskforce and institute a new unit under the Illinois Attorney General to ensure stronger enforcement of fair pay laws and the protection of other workers’ rights issues.