A comprehensive proposal by State Senator Terry Link (D-Indian Creek) aimed at ending the stigma surrounding mental health issues among firefighters and law enforcement officers was signed into law today by Gov. Pritzker.
After the Property Tax Relief Task Force met for the first time this Monday, State Senator Laura Murphy (D-Des Plaines) reported that the task force is ready to reform the state’s regressive property tax system.
In the wake of the tragic mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso, state Rep. Yehiel “Mark” Kalish, D-Chicago, is leading the fight to pass gun control legislation, launching a petition drive to build support for a series of gun law reforms including stronger background checks, fingerprinting for all gun owners and revoking firearm privileges from dangerous individuals.
As a leading voice in Springfield women’s safety issues, StateRepresentative Deanne M. Mazzochi (R- Elmhurst) helped usher into law an initiative that strengthens protections to the well-being and privacy of women surviving domestic violence.
Illinois State House District 55 issued the following announcement on Aug. 16.Working to protect individuals from harassment and abuse, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, sponsored comprehensive legislation to expand protections for hotel and casino employees across Illinois.
Insurers will be required to cover medically necessary epinephrine injectors for minors under a proposal passed by State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) that was signed into law on Friday by Gov. Pritzker.
Friends, families, and neighbors of Evanston Township High School (ETHS) are invited to a Community Garden Walk on Thursday, September 26 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Edible Acre, a farm-to-school garden program that procures organic produce and provides learning experiences, as well as leadership and job opportunities, for ETHS students.