Rep. Rita Mayfield
M.B.A. from Benedictine University, M.S. in Management and Organization Behavior with an emphasis in Organization Development from Benedictine University; B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia College; former vice-president of the Waukegan Board of Education, former member of the Waukegan Schools Foundation Board, member of the Harbor Lites Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, volunteer financial instructor for Habitat for Humanity; Mayfield is the first African American Female State Representative elected to the 60th District.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. – State Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, issued a statement following the Supreme Court’s ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. – State Representative Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, expressed concern after a hospital in her district received a failing grade on patient safety from Leapfrog, a non-government watchdog. Vista Medical Center East, on Sheridan Rd. in Waukegan, was the only hospital in Illinois to receive a grade of ‘F’.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to her efforts to curb violence in Lake County, state Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, was recently appointed by Speaker of the House Emanuel “Chris” Welch to a bipartisan Public Safety and Violence Prevention Task Force.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. – A new law spearheaded by state Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, will prohibit local governments from signing contracts with the federal government to detain immigrants and will institute protections for immigrants to ensure law enforcement personnel and resources are not being deputized by the federal government for immigration enforcement.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, issued the following statement reflecting on the Illinois House of Representatives’ spring legislative session:
Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....
WAUKEGAN, Ill. – State Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, released the following statement in response to Gov. JB Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday:
WAUKEGAN, Ill. – State Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, released the following statement in response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, released the following statement in response to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s State of the State address on Wednesday: