Rep. Jay Hoffman
300 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
312 S. High St.
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 416-7409 FAX
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.
Hoffman and Stuart Applaud Release of Local Transit Funding
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Today the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced the release of funding for projects for the St. Clair County Transit District and Madison County Transit under the Rebuild Illinois capital program supported by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, and state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea.
In Wake of Amazon Tragedy, Stuart and Hoffman Work to Create Warehouse Safety Standards Task Force
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Following a deadly structural collapse at an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville during a tornado, an initiative led by state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, and state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, will create a Warehouse Safety Standards Task Force aimed at developing recommendations to make similar workplaces safer moving forward.
Hoffman Starts New Term, Pledges to Prioritize Working Families
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, issued the following statement Wednesday after being sworn in for a new term:
Hoffman-Backed Plan to Divest in Russia, Support Ukrainian Refugees Signed into Law
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Alarmed by the humanitarian crisis sparked by Russia’s illicit invasion of Ukraine, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, supported a plan that will prohibit state investment in Russia, target Russian oligarchs, create an election-focused task force to defend Illinois from foreign interference and strengthen support for Ukrainian refugees here at home.
Hoffman Led Effort to Support Working Families, Tackle Unemployment Debt Signed by Governor
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The first step in a bipartisan plan negotiated by state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, that will protect worker benefits, save employers money, pay off Illinois’ unemployment insurance loan debt and improve the state’s financial outlook was signed Thursday.
Hoffman Leads Passage of Plan to Eliminate Pandemic Unemployment Debt
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following weeks of negotiation with labor and business, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, passed the first step of a bipartisan plan Thursday that will eliminate the state’s remaining $1.36 billion in unemployment insurance loan debt while also investing in the state’s rainy-day fund.
Hoffman Supports Update to SAFE-T Act, Underscores Commitment to Working with Law Enforcement
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Reflecting concerns from law enforcement and prosecutors, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, supported passage of an update to the SAFE-T Act Thursday that clarifies existing law and aims to make communities safer.
Hoffman Welcoming Bill Ideas, Thoughts on How to Make State Government More Effective
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – As a new General Assembly approaches, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is asking area residents to share their thoughts on potential laws that could help the state and local community.
Hoffman Encourages Residents to Access Mortgage Relief Opportunity
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is encouraging eligible homeowners to take advantage of a mortgage relief program that can provide residents affected by the pandemic with up to $60,000 in mortgage assistance.
Hoffman Continues Work to Provide Rebates for All Ameren Customers, Reminds Eligible Residents to Apply for LIHEAP
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – As the seasons change and cooler weather approaches, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is continuing his efforts to secure support for a rebate plan that would deliver $170 to individual Ameren customers.