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State Representative Margaret Croke’s Legislation to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Additional Rounds of In Vitro Fertilization Passes Illinois House, Heads to Governor Pritzker for Signature

Springfield, IL – Today, State Representative Margaret Croke’s legislation to increase insurance coverage of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments passed the Illinois House with bipartisan support, and is headed to Governor JB Pritzker’s desk to be signed into law. The bill removes the current limitation, which requires insurance to only cover four rounds of IVF […]
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May 2024 Newsletter

The General Assembly is back in Springfield following a brief spring recess. During the short break, I had the opportunity to join in on a few of the spring events throughout the district. It was so great connecting with many of you while seeing our neighborhoods in bloom! Throughout May, the House will be focusing […]
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State Representative Margaret Croke’s Legislation Banning Corporal Punishment in Private Schools Passes Out of Illinois House

Springfield, IL – Today, State Representative Margaret Croke’s legislation banning corporal punishment in Illinois’ private schools passed out of the House. The bill, which now heads to the Illinois Senate, would amend the School Code to implement the same restrictions on corporal punishment in private schools that all Illinois public schools are already subject to. “This […]
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April 2024 Newsletter

Spring is finally here! This season is one of optimism and new beginnings, with the additional hours of sunlight, warmer weather (fingers crossed we see more of this soon!), and plants blooming throughout our beautiful neighborhoods. Whether it be the classic spring cleaning, working in your home garden, or just returning to spending time outdoors, […]
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Inseparable Commends House Committee Passage of Legislation to Eliminate “Ghost Networks” and Improve Access to Mental Health Care

Springfield, IL – Inseparable, a national organization focused on closing the treatment gap for people with mental health conditions, improving crisis response, and supporting youth mental health, today commended the House Mental Health and Addiction Committee for passing HB5313 out of committee with unanimous support. The legislation, introduced by State Representative Margaret Croke, would improve access […]
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State Representative Margaret Croke’s Legislation Banning Corporal Punishment in Private Schools Passes Out of House Committee

Springfield, IL – Today, State Representative Margaret Croke’s legislation banning corporal punishment in private Illinois schools passed out of the House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee with bipartisan support. The bill would amend the School Code to implement the same restrictions on corporal punishment in private schools that all Illinois public […]
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March 2024 Newsletter

Happy International Women’s Day! This day gives us the opportunity to recognize the remarkable achievements and invaluable contributions women have made throughout our history. While recognizing past triumphs for women, it’s also important that we celebrate those who continue to fight to break glass ceilings and forge new paths. As a member of the House […]
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State Representative Margaret Croke’s Legislation to Ensure Insurance Coverage for Additional Rounds of In Vitro Fertilization Passes Out of House Committee

Springfield, IL – Today, State Representative Margaret Croke’s legislation to increase insurance coverage of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments passed out of the House Insurance Committee with bipartisan support. The bill removes the current limitation, which only requires insurance to cover four rounds of IVF treatments. “While IVF is currently under attack in states like Alabama, […]
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The Governor’s State of the State Address

Today, Governor JB Pritzker delivered his annual State of the State and Budget Address at the State Capitol before the members of the General Assembly. Each year, the Governor lays out his priorities for the upcoming fiscal year and marks the beginning of the budget negotiating process between legislators, agencies, and the Governor’s Office. The […]
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Inseparable Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Eliminate “Ghost Networks” to Improve Access to Mental Health Treatment

CHICAGO – Inseparable, a national organization focused on closing the treatment gap for people with mental health conditions, improving crisis response, and supporting youth mental health, today applauded the introduction of legislation in the General Assembly to improve access to mental health treatment by eliminating “ghost networks,” or provider networks that are filled with providers […]
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