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Melinda Bush
Illinois State Senator, 31st District
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IL Senate Democrats Jun 24
. answered the calls for stronger sexual harassment legislation. Since the movement, official policies surrounding sexual harassment have come under scrutiny & lawmakers like Sen. Bush have worked to strengthen protections for survivors.
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Melinda Bush Jun 21
Today, signed into law the strictest ethylene oxide emissions guidelines in the country. This is a major step forward to ensure the air we breathe is safe. Effective immediately, ethylene oxide emitters will be required to be better stewards of the environment.
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Melinda Bush Jun 20
US spending on subsidies is more than the country’s defense budget and 10 times the federal spending for education
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Melinda Bush Jun 18
Just a reminder that my staff is hosting neighborhood office hours at three locations around the district over the next week. If you have a state-related issue that you need assistance with, or have any questions or concerns, stop by one of these events.
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Planned Parenthood Jun 12
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Melinda Bush Jun 12
Moments ago, signed the Reproductive Health Act into law. Women can now rest assured that regardless of what happens at the federal level, they will have access to comprehensive reproductive health care here in Illinois. We trust women.
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Planned Parenthood Jun 12
. introduces as “my sister in badassery!”
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Melinda Bush Jun 10
One hundred years ago, Illinois took the lead and was the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Today, I spoke at a rally to celebrate the anniversary. Change happens when women make their voices heard!
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NIRHealth Jun 4
Even if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, your right to abortion is now protected in Illinois.
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IL Senate Democrats Jun 3
The Illinois General Assembly has passed a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year. So what does it do? We'll share some highlights.
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Think Big Illinois Jun 3
Springfield's to-do list: ✅ on the ballot ✅Legalized recreational marijuana ✅Legalized sports gambling ✅$15 minimum wage ✅Comprehensive capital construction plan ✅Bipartisan balanced budget that prioritizes education ✅Keep abortion accessible and safe
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Stacey Abrams Jun 3
Congratulations, on standing up for women, families and choice!
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Zach Koutsky Jun 3
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Melinda Bush Jun 3
Pass your own Reproductive Health Act
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Jill Blair Jun 3
Thanks for recognizing the hard work of , and so many others who worked tirelessly to make this happen!
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Melinda Bush Jun 3
That incredible moment crying with Kelly Cassidy after passing the RHA then Elizabeth Warren recognizes Illinois for our work and calls on other Congress to be like Illinois and protect Women's Reproductive Rights.
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IL Senate Democrats Jun 2
First up today in the Senate is SB75 from , the sexual harassment omnibus bill.
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Melinda Bush Jun 2
Today, my harassment, discrimination and ethics omnibus bill passed out of the Senate. This bill was the result of many task force hearings and months of negotiations this spring. These are major reforms that provide more protections to workers.
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IL Senate Democrats May 31
The modernizes reproductive health law in Illinois. Sen. Mulroe is asking Sen. Bush questions to establish legislative intent of language in the bill.
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Planned Parenthood May 31
.: "What we're trying to make sure is that the RHA treats abortion like any other health care."
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