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Senate approves Cunningham-sponsored “Safeguard our Children” Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION: John Michael Combs (217) 785-9484 jcombs@senatedem.ilga.gov Senate approves Cunningham-sponsored “Safeguard our Children” Act SPRINGFIELD — A system to help locate children who are reported missing from Department of Children and Family Services custody has passed the Illinois Senate. The Safeguard our...

Cunningham bill to eliminate annual reapplication of Homestead Exemption passes Illinois Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION: John Michael Combs (217) 785-9484 jcombs@senatedem.ilga.gov Cunningham bill to eliminate annual reapplication of Homestead Exemption passes Illinois Senate SPRINGFIELD — Legislation sponsored by State Senator Bill Cunningham (D-Chicago) to eliminate the need for an annual reapplication for the Senior Citizen Homestead...

Cunningham legislation to aid Special Olympics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION: John Michael Combs (217) 785-9484 jcombs@senatedem.ilga.gov Cunningham legislation to aid Special Olympics SPRINGFIELD — State Senator Bill Cunningham (D-Chicago) has passed legislation in the Illinois Senate to create the Special Olympics income tax check off, which is expected to generate thousands...

Spring 2014 Session Overview

In response to parents and teachers warning that the school curriculum is being overrun by testing rather than teaching, State Senator Bill Cunningham sought to remedy the situation at the Capitol. Cunningham, who is finishing his second year in the Illinois Senate, sponsored legislation to give teachers more freedom to...

Senator Cunningham secures construction funding for Evergreen Park

State Senator Bill Cunningham www.SenatorBillCunningham.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Kevin Hahn 217-782-0977 khahn@senatedem.ilga.gov Senator Cunningham secures construction funding for Evergreen Park EVERGREEN PARK – State Senator Bill Cunningham and Evergreen Park Mayor Jim Sexton have announced that the Village of Evergreen Park will soon...

ILLINOIS TOLLWAY NOW ACCEPTS JOB APPLICATIONS ONLINE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2014 Contact: Dan Rozek 630-241-6800 ext. 2392 drozek@getipass.com ILLINOIS TOLLWAY NOW ACCEPTS JOB APPLICATIONS ONLINE New option allows prospective employees to create online accounts, submit applications and receive customized job openings via email DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway today launched a new system...

Cunningham Sponsors Bill To Fight Neighborhood Blight

New law addressing blighted properties by creating transitional housing and training inmates in construction skills takes effect Jan. 1. Sheriffs and local governments will now have a new tool to address blighted properties, create transitional housing and reduce the number of inmates who reoffend under a new law signed Tuesday....

IEC Releases 2014 Environmental Scorecard

08/25/2014 Thirty-five Legislators Are Recognized for Their Votes on the 2014 Environmental Scorecard The Illinois Environmental Council released its 2014 Environmental Scorecard on Monday, August 22, 2014. 35 legislators were honored for their voting records. View a copy of the 2014 scorecard here. The 2014 Environmental Scorecard included eleven individual...

PRESS RELEASE-Senator Cunningham refuses to take legislative pay hike

PRESS RELEASE-Senator Cunningham refuses to take legislative pay hike FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 18, 2014 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Kevin Hahn 217-782-0977 Senator Cunningham refuses to take legislative pay hike CHICAGO – State Senator Bill Cunningham (D-Chicago) has rejected a “back door” pay raise that legislators tucked away in this year’s...

ILLINOIS TOLLWAY ADVISES CUSTOMERS ABOUT PHISHING SCAM

July 10, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Wendy Abrams 630-241-6800 ext.2387 wabrams@getipass.com ILLINOIS TOLLWAY ADVISES CUSTOMERS ABOUT PHISHING SCAM TARGETING E-ZPASS CUSTOMERS DOWNERS GROVE – The Illinois Tollway is advising I-PASS customers to disregard erroneous emails being sent from “E-ZPass Collection Agency.” The Tollway has been informed by the E-ZPass Group,...