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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Rep. Rosenthal Speaks to Youth Advisory Council at Capitol

I was honored to speak with Senator Terri Bryant’s Youth Advisory Council at the Capitol. This special event gave me the opportunity to hear different perspectives from students about issues…


Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Growing Costs of Non-Citizens Taking a Toll on Taxpayers

The cost of providing services to undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers is costing Illinois taxpayers an estimated $2.84 billion since July 1, 2022. This does not include education costs or…


Saturday, April 6, 2024
Republican Bills Quickly Pushed Aside for Democrat Priorities

While we were busy fighting to provide relief for working families, improve public safety, and fight health care worker shortages, Democrats prioritized a ban on kangaroo ownership. 


Friday, April 5, 2024
Bills Out of Committee This Week Strongly Favor Democrats

Bills Out of Committee This Week Legislation out of committee this week totaled 213 bills consisting of 181 Democrat bills (85%) and just 32 Republican bills (15%). If we want…


Thursday, April 4, 2024
Illinoisans value good morels which can be found during Spring

Morel Hunting For some, the beginning of spring signifies the arrival of new foliage, the start of baseball season, or even just warmer weather. However, for many adventurous Illinoisans, the…


Wednesday, April 3, 2024
This Month We Bring Awareness to Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Awareness Month recognizes the epidemic of distracted driving in America. Each year around 3,000 Americans lose their lives to distracted driving. This month, remember to put down the…


Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Valuable Resources for First Responders

Our first responders are vital to community safety. They need to know how to access resources that will help them uphold their duties to the fullest in order to protect…


Monday, April 1, 2024
My WMAY Interview to Discuss Important Legislation in Illinois

I was happy to speak with Patrick Pfingsten, from WMAY, about legislation and issues affecting Illinois and communities. Listen to the full interview in the link below! Interview with WMAY-…


Monday, April 1, 2024
Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarships Available

$1,000 scholarships are available to individuals enrolled in an Illinois Community College Truck Driver Training program through the Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship. Learn more and apply hear: www.iaafoundation.org/our-mission-at-work/student-scholarships/apply-for-truck-driving-scholarships/ National FFA Week…


Friday, March 29, 2024
Thank You to All Vietnam War Veterans

Vietnam War Veterans Day Vietnam War Veterans Day pays tribute to the 2.7 million Americans who served in the Vietnam War. Thank you to all of the veterans of the…