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Welch Joins Castro and Advocates to Launch Proposal Demanding Increased Corporate Diversity at Big Banks

Welch Joins Castro and Advocates to Launch Proposal Demanding Increased Corporate Diversity at Big Banks

HILLSIDE, Ill. – State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is joining state Sen. Cristina Castro, D-Elgin, and Otis Monroe, Chief Executive Officer of the Monroe Foundation to announce new legislation that requires financial institutions doing business with the state of Illinois to meet minimum corporate diversity standards at a press conference scheduled for Thursday, July 9 at 11:00 a.m. in the Thompson Center.

Stuart Partners with CUB to Host Home Energy Saving Webinar

Stuart Partners with CUB to Host Home Energy Saving Webinar

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – To help residents save on their utility bills, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is partnering with the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) to host a Home Energy Saving Webinar on Friday, July 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Scherer to Host Local Blood Drive

Scherer to Host Local Blood Drive

DECATUR, Ill. – State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is partnering with the Central Illinois Blood Center to host a blood drive for local hospitals in Decatur and Springfield to help address blood shortages.

Moylan Promotes Food Security Program amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Moylan Promotes Food Security Program amid COVID-19 Pandemic

DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines is encouraging families experiencing food instability during the COVID-19 public health crisis to take advantage of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program providing families with cash payments for the purpose of purchasing food.

Mason-Supported Seizure Smart School Act Goes Into Effect

Mason-Supported Seizure Smart School Act Goes Into Effect

GURNEE, Ill. – Students with epilepsy will be safer at school under legislation backed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, that went into effect on July 1. Mason sponsored the Seizure Smart School Act, a measure that creates new seizure training requirements for all Illinois school employees.

Conroy Highlights COVID-19 Telehealth and Virtual Care Programs

Conroy Highlights COVID-19 Telehealth and Virtual Care Programs

VILLA PARK, Ill. – As COVID-19 continues to impact local communities, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, is informing residents of a new Remote Patient Monitoring Program to allow sick patients to receive daily telehealth services through the new Virtual Care Program.

Walker Reminds Residents of Upcoming July 15 Tax Filing Deadline

Walker Reminds Residents of Upcoming July 15 Tax Filing Deadline

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, is encouraging residents to complete their state and federal tax filings in advance of the July 15 deadline, which was initially pushed pack from its usual date in April due to the COVID-19 outbreak.