Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Deputy Majority Leader
(D-Chicago)
31st District
Rep Mary Flowers

Springfield Office:
300 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4207
(217) 782-1130 FAX

District Office:
2525 W. 79th Street
Chicago, IL  60652
(773) 471-5200
(773) 471-1036 FAX

Biography
Full-time state legislator; attended Kennedy King Community College and University of Illinois-Chicago; married, has one daughter and one granddaughter.

Flowers Calls Hearing to Pinpoint Causes of Lead-Contaminated Water

Flowers Calls Hearing to Pinpoint Causes of Lead-Contaminated Water

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.

Flowers Bill to Update TANF Will Become Law

Flowers Bill to Update TANF Will Become Law

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.

Rep. Flowers Sets Framework for Compensation of Wrongfully Imprisoned Individuals

Rep. Flowers Sets Framework for Compensation of Wrongfully Imprisoned Individuals

CHICAGO – Despite the presumption that all people accused of crimes are innocent until proven guilty, Illinois’ jails are largely populated by inmates that are awaiting trial and have not been convicted of a crime. In order to level the field for the falsely accused, state Rep. Mary E. Flowers, D-Chicago, has introduced an unprecedented measure that sets a per-year financial award for wrongfully imprisoned individuals who are found innocent.