Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
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 Backs Energy and Environment Package, Highlights Efforts to Close Heavy Polluters and Protect Consumers
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois confirmed its commitment to a clean energy future with the passage of Senate Bill 2408 that was signed Wednesday by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. This historic legislation includes numerous provisions to end Illinois’ reliance on fossil fuels and transition to 100% clean energy by 2050.
CHICAGO – Illinois residents who were overpaid by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), through no fault of their own and whose money was unfairly recouped, could receive a refund under state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe’s, D-Chicago, new proposal.
CHICAGO – Following the steady decline in the infection rate of COVD-19, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is highlighting the changes allowing for the state’s operations to carefully reopen in Phase 4 and reminding residents to continue following safety precautions.
CHICAGO – This past session, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, supported a new law to provide financial assistance for Illinois renters and homeowners impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
CHICAGO – During this past session, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, backed a new piece of legislation that seeks to make health care more affordable for Illinois residents.
CHICAGO – To provide assistance to bars and restaurants that have been experienced significant downturn in normal operations due to COVID-19, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, led an economic relief effort known as “cocktails to-go” allowing establishments to sell mixed alcohol drinks through pickup and delivery.
CHICAGO – To help protect the health, safety and security of voters during the upcoming election, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, supported legislation to expand vote-by-mail ballots and provide increased safety protections for the 2020 general election.
CHICAGO – Working to address unemployment, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is promoting the state’s new Illinois Get Hired website to help residents find work during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Upon adjournment of this special legislative session, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, issued the following statement:
CHICAGO – State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is promoting the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to support families in need during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.