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Senator Castro
State Senator for the 22nd District. Former member, Kane County Board. Resides in Elgin with husband.
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Thank you for inviting me to participate in your veterans town hall with . As the vice chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee and wife of a veteran, we need to ensure our veterans receive the healthcare they deserve.
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Senator Castro Aug 22
Replying to @cljmitchell @AndyManar
What a difference a Governor makes :)
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Scott Fornek Aug 21
"Pritzker dubs new law barring evictions based on citizenship part of ‘firewall’ against Trump’s ‘climate of fear.’" reports.
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Governor JB Pritzker Aug 21
Where you were born has nothing to do with the ability to pay rent on time – which is what the relationship between a landlord and a tenant should really be about. That's why I'm proud to sign the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act into law today.
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Senator Castro Aug 21
Earlier today, I joined as he signed HB 1290 into law. Immigrant communities will no longer have to live in fear of their immigration status being used against them by their landlords. Thanks to Gov. Pritzker for signing this important bill!
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Robin Kelly Aug 21
Thanks for joining us. You are a true champion for families and their health. Because of your work with @SenateJacqui, we’re on track to reduce maternal deaths in Illinois, which number nearly 100 annually; 75% are entirely preventable. !
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Advocate Health Care Aug 20
Advocate Christ Medical Center & were honored to host the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust’s “Non-Partisan Congressional Maternal Health Field Inquiry.” Thank you to & Rep. Flowers for joining us.
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Equality Illinois Aug 20
BREAKING: just signed legislation HB 252 to strengthen the Human Rights Act & ensure all workers here are protected from discrimination in the workplace. Thnx Gov. Pritzker, Rep. , , & for your leadership! (1/x)
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Senator Castro Aug 20
Today I joined , , , and Rep. Flowers for the Maternal Health Field Inquiry at Advocate Christ Medical Center, to raise awareness of and seek answers for the alarming maternal mortality rate in Illinois, particularly among women of color.
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Senator Castro Aug 19
Replying to @chasserehwinkel
Congratulations Chasse! It was great working on this bill with you all
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Senator Castro Aug 19
Replying to @anacaprana
I sleep at 68 degrees with a fan on. I’d rather be freezing versus sweating to death when I sleep.
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Illinois Comptroller Aug 19
Thrilled to be joining , & this morning at Devon Bank to sign my Office’s “Bank On” bill which will create a program in the Comptroller’s Office to steer consumers away from predatory lenders toward accounts with low or no fees.
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Senator Castro Aug 17
Thanks for supporting our great bill!
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JSScope 🏆🐿 Aug 13
Thank you and to everyone for making a reality. Truly an unforgettable day!
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Senator Castro Aug 12
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Senator Castro Aug 3
I second that
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Shriver Center Aug 2
Shirley Chisholm—the first black woman elected to Congress—understood the importance of gender & racial equity. As Illinois takes a key step towards closing the this week, we honor her & all the other women fighting to make justice a reality.
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She Votes Illinois Aug 1
Yesterday, Illinois passed legislation that addresses the gender wage gap, an important step towards women’s equality.
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AAUW of Illinois Jul 31
Excited to witness signing of the amendment into law. Proud to hear cite research. A good day for Illinois and !
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Senator Castro Jul 31
Replying to @49JBT @JBPritzker
Thanks for your help as well
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