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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 Aug 28
Tonight at 7 p.m., I will join a panel discussion hosted by the League of Women Voters in La Grange to discuss my proposal to legalize adult-use in Illinois. The event is free and open to the public. I will also stream it on my Facebook page:
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 27
Now that the governor has signed my legislation reforming the Human Rights Commission, I look forward to our backlog of discrimination cases being handled in a timelier manner. Read more here:
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 24
I am hosting the 49th Ward Back to School Picnic with on Sunday, August 26. It will be a fun afternoon of food, music, games, prizes and free giveaways like backpacks and school supplies. You can find more information here:
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 23
I am proud to receive a 100% rating from The Illinois Environmental Council. Protecting the environment and acting on climate change must be one of our most pressing concerns as legislators and as citizens.
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 22
I will work in Springfield to move Illinois to 100% clean energy by 2050. This will grow , protect public health, and improve our environment
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 21
It's important for patients who are happy with their doctors to be able to continue to see them, so I am glad that my measure allowing Medicaid patients to keep their doctors even if contracts change is now law.
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 15
Legislation I passed to encourage mental health professionals to work in underserved communities in our state was signed into law yesterday. Read more here:
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 14
My legislation requiring dental exams before 9th grade became law yesterday. Regular dental checkups can help children develop good habits while also addressing potential issues that can disrupt sleep, eating and speaking. Read more here:
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Senator Heather Steans Aug 9
Replying to @jwolfe73
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Senator Heather Steans Jul 23
, a nonprofit serving homeless women, is collecting items for its Christmas in July Donation Drive through July 31. Please consider contributing to their effort! You can drop off donations at my office, located at 5533 N. Broadway.
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Senator Heather Steans Jul 13
See you tomorrow at the Rogers Park Community Pet Day! The event begins at 10 a.m. in Pottawattomie Park.
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Senator Heather Steans Jul 11
Take advantage of a host of services to keep your pet healthy and safe at the Rogers Park Community Pet Day on Saturday. See the flyer below for more details.
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Senator Heather Steans Jul 7
Don't miss the Rogers Park Community Pet Day next Saturday, July 14! Low-cost vaccines and microchips will be available along with dog registration and other booths to help keep your pet healthy and safe.
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Senator Heather Steans Jun 28
Save the date for the Rogers Park community pet day on July 14 at Pottawattomie Park!
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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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