Sen. Morrison

Morrison addresses the state of cancer alongside American Cancer Society

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Julie Morrison and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network joined forces at a press conference to discuss the state of cancer and advocate for measures to tackle the deadly disease.

“Increasing cancer awareness and sponsoring policy that positively impacts cancer statistics is a priority,” said Morrison (D-Lake Forest). “Since 1990, cancer mortality rates have dropped by 25%. We must act to continue this positive progression and restore hope.”

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Sen. Edly-Allen

Edly-Allen leads measure to create inclusive new public safety task force

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Mary Edly-Allen advanced legislation through the Senate Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety on Wednesday to create the Uniform Statewide Crime Statistics Task Force.

“This legislation is a public safety win for both residents and law enforcement,” said Edly-Allen (D-Libertyville). “By bringing law enforcement agencies, academics, and experts together, the task force members will work together to help respond to the needs of neighborhoods and communities across Lake County and our state.”

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Sens. Villiavalm and Villanueva

Villivalam and Villanueva lead clean energy discussions

SPRINGFIELD – State Senators Ram Villivalam and Celina Villanueva lead discussions about achieving clean and equitable transportation, buildings and an electric grid at a press conference last week.

“Sustainable transportation must be made a priority in Illinois,” said Villivalam (D-Chicago) “It supports livable, walkable communities, enables equitable and affordable access to essential goods and services, underpins a vibrant economy, and improves public health.”

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