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Women in Power: Honoring Women Leaders and History Makers in Illinois

By Democrats for the Illinois House | March 1, 2024

Happy Women’s History Month! March invites us to celebrate and honor the profound impact women have had in shaping our society throughout history. This year, Democrats for the Illinois House…

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DNC Chair Minyon Moore to Join House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch and Fellow Leaders for Women in Power 

By Democrats for the Illinois House | February 27, 2024

This Friday, (March 1st) Democrats for the Illinois House will kick off Women’s History Month with a fundraising event celebrating some of Illinois’ most dynamic women in power. The annual…

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Illinois rallies for budget appropriation to enable healthy school meals for all

By Democrats for the Illinois House | February 23, 2024

Springfield, IL — A statewide push to provide healthy school meals for all children across Illinois may soon become a reality. Coalitions across Illinois are calling on the General Assemble…

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Illinois lawmakers could cap monthly inhaler costs this spring

By Democrats for the Illinois House | February 11, 2024

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — A new plan in Springfield could cap the monthly out-of-pocket cost for inhalers. People struggling with asthma and other lung diseases could pay just $25 for one prescription inhaler…

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Creating a State Child Tax Credit This Year is Exactly What Chicago’s Black Families Need

By Democrats for the Illinois House | February 9, 2024

By Marcus Evans, Jr. These days, it is harder than ever to make ends meet for hardworking families in Chicago, particularly in our city’s Black communities. Rapidly rising costs have…

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Early voting in Illinois’ 2024 primary election begins this week

By Democrats for the Illinois House | February 9, 2024

An important milestone in the march toward the 2024 Illinois primary will occur this week, as early voting in that election will begin. The primary election will be held March…

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Rep. Anthony DeLuca, community leaders call for state legislature to mandate services for repeat juvenile gun offenders

By Democrats for the Illinois House | February 2, 2024

Lisa Daniels, the founder and executive director of the Darren B. Easterling Center for Restorative Practices, said her youngest son, Darren, was fatally shot in Park Forest in July 2012…

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Our Past, Our Present, Our Future: Celebrating Black Leadership and Ingenuity in Illinois History

By Democrats for the Illinois House | February 1, 2024

This year, our Black History Month theme is ‘Our Past, Our Present, Our Future’ because the contributions of African-Americans have crafted our great nation and will continue to be vital…

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Illinois could become ninth state with prescription drug affordability board

By Democrats for the Illinois House | January 19, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) — State lawmakers and advocates believe prescription drugs don’t work if people can’t afford them. That’s why Sen. Dave Koehler (D-Peoria) and Rep. Nabeela Syed (D-Palatine) are…

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Here are the dates you need to know for the March 19 primary election

By Democrats for the Illinois House | January 19, 2024

When we vote, we win. So make sure you have a plan to vote on or before Tuesday, March 19.

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