Rep. Monica Bristow
Former president of the RiverBend Growth Association; board member, American Cancer Society, Meeting of the Rivers Foundation, United Way Southwestern Illinois Auxiliary, OSF St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation; member, Saint Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey; former board member, Bond Workforce Investment Board, the YWCA of Alton; previously worked at Olin Corporation from 1981 to 2003; awarded the Chamber Executive of the Year Award from the IACCE; lives in Alton with her husband Melvin, has two sons and one grandchild.
ELSAH, ILL. – As local communities continue to battle rising water and floods, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, toured areas affected by flooding in Elsah, and met with local officials and flood victims to discuss current needs of the community and possible solutions to prevent flooding in the future.
Bristow Stands Up for 2nd Amendment, Stronger Health Care and Middle Class Families During Legislative Session
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – During the spring legislative session at the Capitol, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Godfrey, protected the health care of the most vulnerable, continually stood up against overreaching proposals to limit the rights of law abiding gun owners, backed a responsible budget and measures that help build the middle class.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Law-abiding gun owners will see much-needed relief from burdensome regulations under legislation passed by state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, on Monday which would ease the application process for a Firearm Owner Identification Card (FOID) and concealed carry licenses and providing additional aid to members of the military and law enforcement.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, issued the following statement after the House of Representative passed a constitutional amendment allowing voters to make the decision if the state should move to a new tax plan:
ALTON, Ill. – In collaboration with the office of the Illinois State Treasurer, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, and state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, will be hosting an I-Cash Event on Thursday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Johnson Road Branch of the Six Mile Regional Library District, located at 2145 Johnson Rd. in Granite City.
ALTON, Ill. – To help beautify community areas and improve parks and recreational areas in the Riverbend region, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, is partnering with Pride, Inc., a local, non-profit organization dedicated to community beautification, and the Bush Pilots Motorcycle Club to clean up Union Park in Alton on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.
ALTON, Ill. – Last week, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton and other local elected officials in the Metro East hosted organized labor leaders at the Steamfitters Local 439 to discuss recent pieces of legislation and priorities for unions and local workers during the last few weeks of legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Yesterday on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, presented House Resolution 190 to honor the life of Godfrey Fire Captain Jake Ringering who lost his life in the line of duty on March 5th, while bravely fighting a house fire.
ALTON, Ill. – To give residents the opportunity to see if they have any unclaimed money or property that is being held by the state of Illinois, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, and the Office of the Illinois Treasurer, are partnering to host an I-Cash event on Thursday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hartford Public Library, located at 143 W Hawthorne St. in Hartford.
ALTON, Ill. – State Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, hosted local pastors and faith leaders for a prayer breakfast on Friday to hear their thoughts and concerns on current state issues, and ways to strengthen local communities and improve the Riverbend region.