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By Democrats for the Illinois House | July 3, 2024

We will always love out LOUD! We are proud to be a state that protects and empowers our LGBTQ+ communities. Thank you again for sharing this night with us. We…

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Gov. JB Pritzker signs into law a bill creating the new Department of Early Childhood 

By Democrats for the Illinois House | July 1, 2024

BRAINCHILD: Gov. JB Pritzker has signed into law a measure that puts three different early childhood services programs all in one new department, the Department of Early Childhood. From the bill-signing: “For years, they…

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There’s Still Time to Join Us Tonight at Equality & Pride 365!

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 27, 2024

House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch will once again host Equality & Pride 365 TONIGHT at the I.O. Godfrey Rooftop in Chicago. And there’s still time to join him and LGBTQ+ champions from across the…

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IL House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch Brings Back Pride Month Celebration June 27th

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 18, 2024

CHICAGO, June 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — It’s time to celebrate PRIDE across Illinois. Join House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch in celebrating Pride Month and Illinois’ efforts to protect LGBTQ+ rights with a fundraiser on Thursday, June…

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You’re invited! 💌 Join House Dems and Speaker Welch this summer to celebrate Juneteenth, Pride, and more.

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 14, 2024

You can support our members at these upcoming events!

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Rep. Rashid, US Senator Markey Honored by Public Citizen

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 14, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Public Citizen, a renowned nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, recognized State Representative Abdelnasser Rashid (D-Bridgeview) with the prestigious Democracy Champion award. The award was presented at their gala at the…

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House Speaker to Host 3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 11, 2024

WESTCHESTER, Ill.– On Wednesday, June 19 from 1 pm to 5 pm, House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch will welcome the community and local officials to Memorial Park [639 N. Wolf Road in…

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Illinois House passes bill protecting local libraries from rising threats

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 7, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) — Illinois lawmakers hope they can pass a plan in the final days of session to improve security at libraries due to the recent rise of violent…

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Illinois medical debt may soon be excluded from your credit score

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 5, 2024

SPRINGFIELD (WGEM) – Medical debt accrued in Illinois may soon be left off people’s credit scores. The Illinois House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday with broad bipartisan support banning credit reporting agencies…

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Alzheimer’s treatment insurance coverage plan unanimously passes out of Illinois House

By Democrats for the Illinois House | June 2, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) — A plan heading to Gov. JB Pritzker’s desk would improve access to Alzheimer’s treatment in Illinois. The bill requires the State Employees Group Insurance Program to cover medically…

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