Illinois House Democratic Caucus
CHICAGO – State Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, and Alderman Samantha Nugent with special co-hosts Sheriff Tom Dart and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Mariyana Spyropoulos, are hosting a free paper shredding and prescription drug disposal on Saturday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church, located at 5106 N. La Crosse Ave. in Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois will put into place long-needed ethical standards and government transparency reforms due to a bill that state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, helped pass.
GURNEE, Ill. – Legislation supported by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, to bring a variety of ethics reforms to Springfield passed out of the General Assembly last week. Senate Bill 539 now goes to Gov. J.B. Pritzker for final approval.
Leader Hernandez’s Statement Regarding Republican Effort To Block Maps Reflective of Diversity of Illinois
“As expected, the Republicans are doing everything in their power to block a map that reflects the true diversity of Illinois in hopes that they get a chance to single handedly draw a map for their political gain,” said Rep. Lisa Hernandez, Chair of the House Redistricting Committee.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, recently helped lead a successful bipartisan effort to lower the cost for vehicle trailer registration, saving Illinois drivers money and demonstrating his responsiveness toward community concerns.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – In an effort to keep Illinois roads safe, accessible and beautiful, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is announcing over $1.5 million dollars in funding for Lockport roads from the Illinois Department of Transportation.
GURNEE, Ill. – Residents who own small trailers could soon see their registration fees significantly reduced under a measure passed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Cyril Nichols, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation that would direct school districts to provide vegetarian or vegan school lunch options to students who request it.
ROCKFORD, Ill. – To ensure that there are ample employment opportunities available to veterans, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, voted in favor of legislation that would give an advantage to veterans seeking employment for certain state jobs.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – New forms of media continue to proliferate and exert their influence on important issues. State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, is sponsoring House Bill 234 to ensure that students have the tools they need to be strong critical thinkers in evaluating media sources.
“As I indicated before we adjourned on the final day of session, the House is expected to return next week on Wednesday, June 16 to take care of some final-action legislation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – New ethics standards and government transparency requirements that have long been needed in Illinois will be made law under legislation State Rep. Margaret Croke, D-Chicago, helped pass.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Senator Laura Ellman, D-Naperville, and State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, are partnering with the Secretary of State’s Office to host a Mobile DMV event on Friday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their constituent services office, located at 475 River Bend Rd, Suite 500, in Naperville.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A proposal to reduce the license plate fee for small trailers is set to become law after months of support from state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford.
CHICAGO – State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is encouraging students who are interested in seeking higher education to apply for the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation (ILBCF) Scholarship.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – College Athletes in Illinois will be paid for their likeness thanks to a bill sponsored by state Rep. Kam Buckner, D-Chicago.
OTTAWA, Ill. –State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is ensuring local residents and families have easy access to Secretary of State services by hosting a Mobile DMV Unit on Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Granville Village Offices, located at 316 S. McCoy St in Granville.
CHICAGO –To strengthen Illinois’ commitment to diversity and inclusion in schools, state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, recently supported legislation that prohibits K-12 schools across the state from banning hairstyles associated with cultural, racial or ethnic identities.