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Yingling hosting office hours, open house events State Rep. Sam Yingling, a Democrat from Grayslake, is hosting satellite office hours in Wauconda and a Holiday Open House in Round Lake Beach this December.

Stuart, Mendoza visit Wood River Refinery Brandon Phelps and Jim Watson. “The refinery is one of the biggest employers in our area, and while I have driven past it more times than I can count …

Illinois Rep. Halpin passes tax credit for RI County flood … ROCK ISLAND, Illinois — Victims of flooding in Rock Island County in July of this year could receive a $750 tax credit under a new state Rep. Mike Halpin …

After Equifax breach, Beiser votes to cut fees on consumers who freeze their credit after 10031290634-danbeiser.jpg ALTON – To help the millions of Illinois residents who are dealing with the aftermath of the security breach at Equifax, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, supported legislation to eliminate unfair

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Classroom supplies state tax credit welcome news to Decatur teachers Now they can use an equivalent deduction on their Illinois state taxes, … “It’s similar to the federal tax credit (on the Illinois state tax forms),” Scherer …

Expungement, criminal record-sealing opportunity set Saturday Legislative sponsors, including State Rep. Carol Ammons and State Sen. Scott Bennett, will participate in a panel discussion on legislative changes to …

Beiser: New formula helps school districts plan for future Beiser: New formula helps school districts plan for future … school districts while short-changing school districts in Southern Illinois,” Beiser said.

Beiser sponsors legislation to waive fees for individuals freezing credit ALTON – As millions of Americans work to secure their credit and identity after the data breach at Equifax, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, …

Maurice West Announces Candidacy for 67th District

Representative Litesa Wallace will not seek re-election in the house as she runs for lieutenant governor with Daniel Biss. A Rockford man is throwing his name into the ring to take her seat.

Maurice West announced his candidacy for the 67th district representative’s seat today.   Litesa Wallace will have to vacate her seat in the house no matter the outcome of the election.

West’s reason for running is to bring Rockford closer together.

“I’m tired of , I don’t know about you but I’m tired of I-90 Rockford and downtown Rockford. We are simply Rockford. And the district serves Rockford and a little bit of Loves Park.” 

West said in an interview today.

West moved to Rockford when he was five and went to school in RPS 205. He has been involved in local politics in the community since he finished college. 

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