Rep. LaToya Greenwood
Director of Human Resources; former East St. Louis City Councilwoman; lifelong resident of East St. Louis; B.A. in Criminal Justice, Michigan State University; Master’s in Public Administration and Policy, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; 2018 Edgar Fellow at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Institute of Government and Public Affairs; mother to one son.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – A bill passed by state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, that will require correctional officials to prescreen inmates for Medicaid eligibility prior to release and assist them with completing a Medicaid application has been signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – As part of her continuing effort to make home ownership more affordable, state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, will fight for tax relief as a member of the state’s bipartisan Property Tax Relief Task Force, which is charged with delivering property tax relief recommendations by the end of the year.
Greenwood Pushes Agenda to Grow Middle-Class, Expand Access to Health Care and Assist Active Duty Military during Legislative Session
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – This legislative session, state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, worked collaboratively with fellow members of the General Assembly to build a stronger middle-class by pushing proposals which raise wages, expand access to health care, and protect the interests of active duty military men and women.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After the Illinois House of Representatives voted 66 – 47 to pass recreational adult-use cannabis, state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, issued the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, issued the following statement after the House voted in favor of a Fair Tax amendment, a first step toward cutting taxes for 99 percent of local residents:
Greenwood Legislation to Expand Access to Feminine Hygiene Products for At-Risk Women and Girls Advances in Senate
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help at-risk women and girls, state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, is advancing a bill that would require homeless shelters to provide feminine hygiene products free of charge.
Greenwood Backs Legislation to Expand Property Tax Relief for Surviving Spouses of Disabled Veterans
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – More surviving spouses of veterans injured or killed in the line of duty would be able to receive lower property taxes under a measure backed by state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, addressed local residents and guests at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute this week to discuss legislative proposals and challenges facing the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To address locally disadvantaged persons struggling with developmental disabilities, State Reps. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, and LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, are advancing legislation to reform the grant process for the Developmental Disabilities Services of the Metro East (DDSME).
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Reps. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, and Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, are sponsoring legislation that would help active duty service members stationed on Illinois military bases receive professional licenses for employment.