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Lilly Highlights Work to Support Small Construction Companies

Lilly Highlights Work to Support Small Construction Companies

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).

Kifowit Announces Staycation Seminar in Aurora

Kifowit Announces Staycation Seminar in Aurora

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.

Yednock Welcomes New Affordable Senior Housing Development to Ladd

Yednock Welcomes New Affordable Senior Housing Development to Ladd

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.

Andrade-Backed Reproductive Health Act Signed into Law

Andrade-Backed Reproductive Health Act Signed into Law

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:

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature

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.

Kam Buckner to Host “Coffee Talk” at Streeterville’s Dollop

Kam Buckner to Host “Coffee Talk” at Streeterville’s Dollop

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.