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Statement of “The 19” on the Indictment of Michael J. Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Following Wednesday’s indictment of former House Speaker Michael Madigan, “The 19” House Democrats who rejected his candidacy for leadership released the following statement: “Thirteen months ago, we 19 Democrats made clear to our colleagues that we would not support Michael Madigan for speaker. We knew that our chamber, our state, and our […]
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ALZHEIMER’S ADVOCATES BUILD MOMENTUM TO ENSURE DEMENTIA TRAINING FOR ILLINOIS PROFESSIONALS

Volunteer advocates pushed three legislative priorities, including bill to require regular dementia training for EMTs Chicago, March 1, 2022 – Hundreds of volunteer advocates from across the state urged state lawmakers to pass legislation to help Illinoisans affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementia during the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter’s virtual Week of Action last week. […]
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Croke Responds to Governor’s Address, Remains Focused on Honoring Fiscal Commitments, Keeping Illinois Families Safe

CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Margaret Croke, D-Chicago, issued the following statement Wednesday after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s annual budget address: “As we go to the negotiating table to craft the next budget, I want my priorities to be clear: we must fully fund pensions, pay back unpaid bills and guarantee law enforcement has the tools […]
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STATE REPRESENTATIVE MARGARET CROKE INTRODUCES BILL TO LIMIT THOSE CHARGED WITH EGREGIOUS VIOLENT CRIMES FROM BEING RELEASED ON ELECTRONIC MONITORING

CHICAGO – Today, State Representative Margaret Croke (IL-12) introduced HB4468, which would limit those charged with egregious violent crimes from being released on electronic monitoring. The legislation would prevent those charged with attempted first degree murder, reckless homicide, armed carjacking, sex crimes that would require the defendant to register as a sex offender, and armed […]
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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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