Rep. Fred Crespo
Full-time state legislator; graduate of Loyola University-Chicago; leadership board, Women In Need Growing Stronger (WINGS), which provides services and housing to victims of domestic violence; 2012 National Association on Mental Illness Legislator of the Year; former Hoffman Estates trustee; married, has two children.
CHICAGO – In light of the horrific hate-driven attack in El Paso, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement condemning Donald Trump for his racist rhetoric as it is inciting violence towards Latinos and immigrants, and called for action on the Fix the FOID Act, which remained in the state Senate after passing the House this spring.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging Congress to hold additional hearings on the politically motivated citizenship question for the 2020 Census, as the Supreme Court’s decision leaves open the possibility for the Trump Administration to find another way to justify it:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump deliberately terrorizing immigrant parents and their children as a negotiation tactic:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Children will be better protected in school under legislation passed by state Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, working with a variety of advocates and administrators to give the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and school districts additional tools to combat educator misconduct and prevent the hiring of individuals with a criminal record.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, worked to provide much-needed stability and tax relief to middle-class families and seniors, and championed reforms to improve school safety, crack down on workplace harassment and ensure equal pay for equal work during the spring legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, issued the following statement after voting for the Fair Tax amendment, a first step toward a fairer tax system that would provide relief to 99.1% of middle-class families and seniors in his community:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Local seniors who qualify for cost-saving property tax exemptions would no longer have to reapply annually for relief under legislation passed by state Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for the passage of the Fair Tax Amendment:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the egregious attacks on women’s reproductive rights by extremist politicians around the country, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging for action on the Reproductive Health Act: