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Senator Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans represents all or part of Andersonville, Bowmanville, Edgewater, Evanston, Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, Rogers Park and Uptown.
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Senator Heather Steans Jun 7
Join me this Sunday for a meet and greet with . at 10 a.m. at Rogers Park Social, 6920 N. Glenwood Ave. Reserve your seat here:
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Senator Heather Steans May 31
Both chambers have now approved the bipartisan budget.
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Senator Heather Steans May 30
This budget is the result of negotiations between all four caucuses and represents real compromise. It is truly balanced, spending within our means while implementing some cuts and pension reform to keep our state on a path toward fiscal stability.
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Senator Heather Steans May 30
This is a historic day for women across the country. I am thrilled that members of the House joined the Senate in standing up for women’s rights. After nearly 50 years of opposition, we are just one state away from ratifying the to the constitution.
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Senator Heather Steans May 25
President Trump wants to extend the length of time individuals can stay on a short-term health insurance plan, driving up the cost for everyone on the exchange. Read more about my measure to protect consumers:
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Senator Heather Steans May 25
The Human Rights Commission is an important avenue for individuals who have been discriminated against or harassed to resolve their complaints. I worked to restructure the commission to ensure that cases are addressed quickly and efficiently.
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Senator Heather Steans May 23
Medicaid patients who are happy with their primary care provider should be able to change health insurance plans to stay with their doctor rather than being uprooted and forced to find a new physician. Read more about my proposal here:
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Senator Heather Steans May 15
I introduced a plan to protect IL consumers by restricting the sale of short-term “junk” insurance policies. It would prohibit the insurance companies that sell them from excluding people based on pre-existing conditions. Read more about this issue here:
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Senator Heather Steans May 14
Late registration for Rogers Park Parent University at . is tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. Please visit for more information.
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There’s a new IL Senate Bill sponsored by that would require public schools to teach LGBT history. But some opponents don’t want the state mandating their curriculum. More at 11: 🔊
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Senator Heather Steans May 4
Registration for Rogers Park Parent University at . is Tuesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. Please visit for more information.
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Senator Heather Steans May 3
Alderman Moore's office is hosting a job fair and employment resource workshop next Thursday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Willye White Park Fieldhouse. Additional details below:
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Senator Heather Steans May 2
Illinois schools can combat negativity by promoting an inclusive curriculum that celebrates the contributions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Today the Senate passed my bill to promote an inclusive historical curriculum.
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Senator Heather Steans May 1
If you missed last night's property tax workshop, there's another opportunity tomorrow night at 6:30 at the Loyola Park gym. Rogers Park Township residents have until May 23 to submit an appeal. Staff will be on hand tomorrow to guide you through the property tax appeal process.
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Senator Heather Steans Apr 27
Don't miss Alderman Moore's spring cleanup event next weekend!
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Senator Heather Steans Apr 26
Direct support personnel provide an incredibly valuable service to our community. Their wages should reflect that. Today the Senate passed my legislation to raise their wages.
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Senator Heather Steans Apr 26
Grants are available to support beautification projects in Edgewater from now until June 1.
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Senator Heather Steans Apr 25
This measure could help businesses and state government at the same time by paying down Illinois’ backlog of bills more quickly. It is a winning strategy to make more headway on the bill backlog. Every taxpayer benefits.
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Senator Heather Steans Apr 24
Rogers Park Township residents are invited to join me on Monday, April 30 for a property tax workshop at 6:30 p.m. at the Devon Bank. If you can't make it on Monday, there will be another seminar opportunity on May 2.
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Senator Heather Steans Apr 23
This Thursday, Edgewater Village is hosting a Volunteer Opportunities Showcase at the Edgewater Library at 1 p.m. Please see the flyer for more details.
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