Rep. Jay Hoffman
Attorney; born Nov. 6, 1961, in Highland, IL; B.S., Finance, Illinois State University; J.D., St. Louis University School of Law; married, has two children.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – To help ease the burden on bars, restaurants and other establishments closing due to the COVID-19 outbreak, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is sharing important information on assistance available to small business owners and employees facing hardship.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, passed legislation this week authorizing the Secretary of State to award new “Defense Superior Service Medal” license plates for veterans who earned the medal in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To expand higher educational opportunities, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is sponsoring new legislation to remove the condition that college applicants submit scores to standardized tests like the ACT or SAT.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In the moments after Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Address to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly, State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, issued the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s delivery of the annual State of the State address, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, released the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To raise attention around the issue of human trafficking, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is highlighting a new law he recently supported to crack down on human trafficking and enhance penalties for those who benefit from exploitation.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Under a new law passed by State Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-Swansea), Illinois police, firemen and other first responders will have stronger protections from distracted motorists, including harsher penalties for drivers who fail to move over or slow down when passing an emergency vehicle on the side of the road.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A new legislative package to strengthen state ethics laws to crack down on public corruption and unethical lobbying practices supported by state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, was recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – As families begin their gift shopping for the holiday season, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is encouraging local residents to support the local economy by shopping locally and supporting small businesses on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – To help local residents protect themselves from identity fraud, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, and state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, are partnering to host a free community shred day later this month.