Rep. Joyce Mason

(D-Gurnee)
61st District
Rep Joyce Mason

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Springfield Office:
247-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8151
District Office:
36100 Brookside Dr.
Suites LL 60
Gurnee, IL 60031
(847) 485-9986
Biography
Full-time legislator; former vice president of the Gurnee-based Woodland Community School District 50 Board of Education; human resources consultant, SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified; B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago; M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management; board member of A Safe Place Lake County Crisis Center and El Puente Latino; has two children.
Mason Highlights Distribution of COVID-19 Business Grants, Calls for Additional Economic Relief

Mason Highlights Distribution of COVID-19 Business Grants, Calls for Additional Economic Relief

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is commending the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s administration of more than $800,000 in Business Interruption Grants to businesses in her district. The grants were awarded to businesses that experienced operational disruptions due to COVID-19. Mason is also advocating for the creation of new emergency funding programs to support small businesses through the end of the pandemic.

Mason Warns Against Coronavirus Vaccine Scams

Mason Warns Against Coronavirus Vaccine Scams

GURNEE, Ill. – Following the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of two COVID-19 vaccines, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is reminding residents to stay vigilant for vaccine-related scams.

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

GURNEE, Ill. – To encourage environmental education in schools, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is highlighting the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant. The program was created to teach students about the importance of wildlife preservation by awarding funds to schools that create gardens using native Illinois plants.

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

Mason Highlights Driver Services Updates

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is reminding residents of several coronavirus-related changes to state driver services, including temporarily closing all Department of Motor Vehicle facilities until Jan. 5 and extending expiring state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards until June 1.

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

Mason Shares Lake County Contact-Tracing Employment Opportunity

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is highlighting the Lake County Health Department’s COVID-19 case investigator job openings and urging local residents to apply. The positions are part of the county’s contact-tracing program, which identifies and alerts individuals who have interacted with someone who has recently tested positive for the coronavirus.

Mason Applauds New Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Requirements

Mason Applauds New Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Requirements

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is commending the Illinois Department of Agriculture’s decision to approve additional training requirements for the use of anhydrous ammonia in farming. Mason has been advocating for new anhydrous ammonia regulations since the spring of 2019, when a tractor transporting two nurse tanks leaked at least 500 gallons of the chemical near residential homes in Mason’s district. The incident left 83 people in need of medical attention, including 14 who were hospitalized.

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

Mason Promotes Mobile COVID-19 Testing in Lake County

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is encouraging residents to utilize the Illinois Department of Public Health’s mobile COVID-19 testing site during its upcoming visit to the College of Lake County at 19351 West Washington Street in Grayslake from 8...