Rep. Lance Yednock
Lifelong resident of the Illinois Valley; previously served as a business agent and executive board member of IUOE Local 150; worked 28 years as an equipment operator; B.A., Northern Illinois University; Yednock and his wife live in Ottawa.
OTTAWA, ILL. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, and the Illinois Housing Development Authority have announced the development of a new affordable senior housing complex, planned to be opened in 2020 in the village of Ladd in Bureau County. The project will be located south of Cleveland Street between Chicago and Bureau avenues and should take about one year to build, from start to finish.
OTTAWA, Ill. – Legislation passed by state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, to allow firefighter academy graduates to receive a brief history of the labor movement for firefighters was approved by both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly and now heads to the governor for signature.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – During his first full legislative session, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, proudly advocated for hard-working Illinois Valley families by working for a responsible budget, invest in a growing economy, and ensure workers’ rights are protected to help move Illinois in the right direction.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, issued the following statement after the House of Representative passed a constitutional amendment allowing voters to make the tax system fairer for middle-class families:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is sponsoring legislation that makes common sense improvements to the existing limitations placed on law-abiding gun owners in Illinois, including reducing the restrictions currently placed on members of the military and law enforcement.
OTTAWA, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is supporting legislation that would lower property taxes for the surviving spouses of veterans who are injured or killed in the line of duty. Senate Bill 110 allows the surviving spouses of deceased veterans to receive the tax credit their veteran husband or wife would have been eligible for, even if the fallen soldier was unable to apply before death.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As a strong advocate for worker protections in Illinois, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is sponsoring legislation creating the Worker Protection Unit within the Attorney General’s Office, designed to investigate wage theft, unsafe work conditions, and unfair labor practices.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help bring attention to the recent epidemic of suicide amongst our veterans, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is sponsoring a resolution that support veterans who may be facing mental illness and requests the state to create a memorial for veterans who have been lost due to suicide.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help stimulate job growth in Illinois, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, passed a legislative proposal on Wednesday that would require the state to buy products made in Illinois, helping create and support local jobs and keeping taxpayer dollars in state.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help raise awareness of child abuse and ways to prevent it, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is sharing important resources on preventing and stopping child abuse during the month of April, which is recognized nationally as Child Abuse Prevention Month.