Renewable Energy Town Hall

Mar 26, 2015 Comments Off Matt

Join us Monday, March 30th for a town hall on energy efficiency and green energy!

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New Legislation for 2015

Mar 23, 2015 Comments Off Matt

With the beginning of a new session comes the introduction of legislation. Below, you’ll find a description of various bills I have introduced and will be working on this year. For a full list, visit HB 217- Conversion Therapy Prohibition What it does: Bans the use of conversion “therapy” by licensed mental health professionals aimed at …

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Testimony on Bars to Employment

Mar 18, 2015 Comments Off Matt

Cassidy Talks Barriers to Employment at ISBE Meeting Urges the elimination of outdated and damaging lifetime bars to employment for non-violent offenses State Representative Kelly Cassidy will testify in today’s Illinois State Board of Education board meeting on the need to eliminate permanent bars to employment. “A bar to employment is a step towards recidivism” …

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Press Release: Conversion Therapy

Mar 17, 2015 Comments Off Matt

Representative Cassidy Moving Bill to Prohibit Abusive Conversion Therapy on Children Mental health organizations release statement highlighting risk of suicide and severe trauma State Representative Kelly Cassidy will be calling HB 217 for a vote in committee today, seeking to prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy, a practice deemed highly dangerous to the well being of …

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Budget Address Virtual Town Hall

Feb 10, 2015 Comments Off Matt

Watch Kelly review the governor’s budget address live from Springfield

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Skills for the Search

Feb 2, 2015 Comments Off Matt

On Tuesday, February 3rd we’ll be hosting a “Skills for the Search” employment workshop. Our goal is to provide job-seekers with the tools needed to have a successful job search. Topics include resume/cover letter writing, internet job search tools, interview preparation and use of social media. It will be held from 8am-12pm at Loyola University’s Damen Student Center (6511 …

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ACA Enrollment

Jan 8, 2015 Comments Off Matt

Information on enrolling or renewing your health insurance plan

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Evanston Divvy Meeting

Jan 7, 2015 Comments Off Matt

Evanston community members are invited to learn and share input on the City’s coming Divvy Bike Share program at a community meeting on Tuesday, January 13, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the Morton Civic Center Council Chambers, 2100 Ridge Ave¤ The City of Evanston is partnering with the City of Chicago to expand Divvy …

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Pre-Session Survey

Dec 18, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Fill out our legislative survey before the new session begins in January!

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Holiday Coat Drive

Dec 5, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Holiday Coat Drive  Bring in used coats, hats, and gloves Help support local non-profits Help give back to children of the Rogers Park and Edgewater communities Feel free to drop off supplies until December 22nd Questions: (773) 784-2002 or  Location: 5533 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60640          

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