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October 2021 Newsletter

The winter weather is slowly approaching. Here are some helpful tips to make the cold months ahead more bearable. First and foremost, protect yourself and loved ones from COVID-19 by continuing to follow CDC guidelines. The COVID-19 booster shot is being offered at clinics and pharmacies across the Chicago area for those who are eligible. […]
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The Show Must Go On…In IL-12!

The ongoing pandemic has hit many of our city’s businesses harder than anticipated, especially Chicago’s renowned live entertainment scene. Some good news — many of the same theaters, comedy clubs, and live music venues that closed in March 2020 have started to open up. Earlier this month, Broadway in Chicago welcomed back their first show, […]
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September 2021 Newsletter

Looks like fall, feels like fall, must be fall! I hope you’ve been able to take advantage of one of my favorite parts of this season in Chicago: our renowned farmers’ markets. In IL-12, we’re lucky to have a number of fantastic farmer’s markets including the French Market at Nettelhorst, the Green City Market on Clark, the City of Chicago’s Division […]
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State Representative Margaret Croke Honored for 100% Pro-Environment Voting Record

(SPRINGFIELD, IL) – The Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) released its annual Legislative Environmental Scorecard this week rating state legislators based on their voting record on legislation affecting the environment during 2021 legislative business. State Representative Margaret Croke (IL-12) has been honored with a perfect voting record. “I vote my values, which is why I have […]
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STATE REPRESENTATIVE MARGARET CROKE INTRODUCES BILL TO EMPLOY SUPREME COURT’S TEXAS RULING TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE IN ILLINOIS

Bill would allow Illinoisans to sue gun manufacturers, importers or dealers whose guns are responsible for injury or death in the state CHICAGO – Today, State Representative Margaret Croke (IL-12) introduced HB4156, a bill to protect Illinoisans from gun violence and hold those putting more guns onto our streets accountable. The Protecting Heartbeats Act will […]
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Illinois’ New Climate and Equitable Jobs Bill

Illinois has some major news regarding clean energy and saving our environment. A brand new energy bill has been signed into law! Governor Pritzker signed SB 2408 into law on September 15, 2021. The landmark legislation is a comprehensive climate and equitable jobs bill. Why is this bill needed? Climate change continues to impact all […]
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August 2021 Newsletter

Happy almost fall! It’s hard to believe the summer is coming to an end when the weather is still so warm. As our students head back to school and (hopefully) cooler weather begins, I can’t stress enough the importance of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 if you have not done so already. It was great to […]
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