Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
275-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 557-1934 FAX
4349 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
Full-time legislator; B.A., Grinnell College; MSW, University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams College of Social Work; former project manager of justice reform at Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI); former program manager of Adult Redeploy Illinois at the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority; social work background; resident of Chicago’s Portage Park neighborhood.
LaPointe Joins Supportive Housing Providers Association in Fight to End Homelessness
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With pandemic-era executive orders expiring, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is teaming up with the Supportive Housing Providers Association (SHPA) to pass legislation that will enshrine the state’s Interagency Task Force on Homelessness and Community Advisory Council on Homelessness, as well as create an Office to Prevent and End Homelessness.
LaPointe and Fine Statement on Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The chairs of House and Senate mental health panels, Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, (D-Chicago), and state Sen. Laura Fine, (D-Glenview), issued the following statement Friday regarding unacceptable cases of abuse and exploitation at the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna, IL.:
LaPointe Named Chair of House Mental Health and Addiction Committee
CHICAGO – With years of experience in the behavioral health field and a strong track record of advocating for improved mental health care access for all residents, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, has been appointed to lead the Illinois House Mental Health and Addiction Committee for the 103rd General Assembly.
Governor Signs LaPointe’s Legislation to Divest in Russia, Support Ukrainian Refugees
CHICAGO – A comprehensive response to the invasion of Ukraine from state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, will prohibit state investment in Russia, strengthen support for Ukrainian refugees, target Russian oligarchs and create an elections-focused task force to defend Illinois from foreign interference.
LaPointe Legislation to Divest in Russia, Support Ukrainian Refugees Heads to Governor
CHICAGO – As part of efforts to respond to Russia’s reckless and unwarranted invasion of Ukraine, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, passed comprehensive legislation Wednesday that prohibits state investment in Russia, strengthens support for Ukrainian refugees, targets Russian oligarchs and creates an elections-focused task force to defend Illinois from foreign interference.
LaPointe Invites Residents to Northwest Side Mental Health Resource Fair
CHICAGO – State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is teaming up with area providers and local state legislators for a Northwest Side Mental Health Resource Fair scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 8 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Copernicus Center.
LaPointe Highlights Financial Assistance for Homeowners
CHICAGO – With many homeowners across the northwest side finding it difficult to cover mortgage payments and other bills, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is highlighting housing relief programs that are delivering financial relief and accepting applications right now.
LaPointe Responds to Roe v. Wade Overturn
CHICAGO – State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s overturn of Roe v. Wade.
LaPointe and Pacione-Zayas’ “Too Young to Test” Bill Now Law
CHICAGO – The State of Illinois will be prohibited from financially supporting standardized tests for young students under a new law spearheaded by state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, and state Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas, D-Chicago.
LaPointe Passes Plan to Help Ukrainian Refugees, Divest State Assets from Russia
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Echoing action taken around the world in response to Russia’s unwarranted invasion of Ukraine, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, passed a comprehensive effort Tuesday to welcome Ukrainian refugees to Illinois and end state investment in Russian financial interests.