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. – State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, is inviting area residents to an upcoming Senior Fair scheduled for Friday, Oct. 25 at the Clyde Jordan Senior Center, and a free vaccination fair for students planned for Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center in East St. Louis.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – State Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, has been named to a Firearm Public Awareness Task Force charged with working with law enforcement, public health researchers, advocates and other experts to provide recommendations to combat gun violence.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Expressing appreciation for the value that teachers bring to the classroom, state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, is highlighting the signing of legislation to increase the state’s minimum salary for teachers.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Alarmed at the national disproportionate trend of maternal deaths among black women, state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis, spearheaded the creation of a task force that will bring together health officials to provide recommendations to decrease infant and maternal mortality among black women in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Military spouses will have easier access to professional licensure for employment under a new law passed by state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, and state Rep. LaToya Greenwood, D-East St. Louis.
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: