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.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing to his fight to make state government more efficient, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, sponsored legislation recently signed into law that will help fix the backlog of Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) and Concealed Carry License (CCL) applications and renewals for Illinois residents.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Continuing his work to promote technical education and increase opportunities for women and minority participation in the trades, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is highlighting the Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) offered through Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) with funding from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Continuing his work to advance higher education and help local businesses, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, sponsored legislation to help local businesses partner with area colleges and universities to expand research opportunities for key parts of the local economy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help expand computer and internet access to local families in need, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is proud to announce the grand opening of PCs for People at its new Metro East facility, located in downtown Belleville.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Following the extreme winter storms that hit the Metro East last week, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is highlighting the Illinois State Police’s (ISP) “Thank a Trooper” program to commend State Troopers and other police officers for their bravery in assisting Illinoisans on the roadways during dangerous conditions.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – As a part of their continued advocacy for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, and state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, are highlighting upcoming progress to the campus as the Health Science Building enters the designing phase.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – To provide a much-needed lifeline to small businesses in the Metro East, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is urging businesses to apply for additional funding available through a new round of the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Bipartisan legislation passed by state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, to expand worker’s compensation benefits to include first responders, health care workers, nursing home employees and other essential workers afflicted with COVID-19 was recently signed into law by Gov. JB Pritzker.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – After looking at data reflecting the area’s recovery in the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic, state Sens. Rachelle Crowe, D-Glen Carbon, and Christopher Belt, D-Centreville, and state Reps. Monica Bristow, D-Alton, Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, and Nathan Reitz, D-Steeleville, delivered a letter to Gov. J.B. Pritzker urging his administration to move the Metro East to the next phase as part of the Restore Illinois plan, which would allow for a safe opening of manufacturers, retail stores, barbershops and salons. The legislators issued the following statement Tuesday: