Rep. Mary E. Flowers
Full-time state legislator; attended Kennedy King Community College and University of Illinois-Chicago; married, has one daughter and one granddaughter.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Pastor Wayne L. Smith of New Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago delivered the invocation before Gov. Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday as a guest of state Rep. Mary E. Flowers, D-Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, issued the following statement in response to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State address on Wednesday:
CHICAGO – With the rise of lead contamination found in drinking water throughout Chicago putting children and families at risk, state Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, is calling a hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 24 in Chicago to determine the causes and take steps to prevent additional contamination.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – After Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill 1932 into law on Friday to create the Property Tax Relief Task Force, state Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, was appointed to as a member to help craft solutions that will help reduce Illinois resident’s property taxes.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A new law sponsored by state Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, will now demand hospitals to provide better blood pressure services to pregnant women, helping save their lives.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – This past weekend a bill championed by state Rep. Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, to ensure that the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program stays in line with the Federal Poverty Guidelines was signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
CHICAGO – A series of initiatives championed by state Representative Mary Flowers, D-Chicago, to improve the state’s health care system and begin the process of addressing the growing maternal and infant mortality crisis, were approved by the Illinois General Assembly.
Flowers Urges Governor to Sign Bill to Remove Record Sealing Barriers and Improve Employment Opportunities
CHICAGO – Continuing her efforts to improve the criminal justice system and make it easier for people to find good paying jobs, state Rep. Mary E. Flowers, D-Chicago, recently passed legislation to remove financial barriers to seal or expunge criminal records and is calling on Governor Bruce Rauner to sign the measure into law.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With more than 13 million children nationwide living in food insecure homes, a measure supported by state Rep. Mary E. Flowers, D-Chicago, and state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, aims to end childhood hunger in schools throughout the state of Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – With many urban areas in the State of Illinois containing vast food deserts and a lack of nutritional resources, state Rep. Mary E. Flowers, D-Chicago, is co-sponsoring a measure that will make it easier for small farmers and community organizations to provide fresh produce within designated urban agriculture zones.