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State kicks off year-long Illinois Bicentennial celebration at Navy Pier

The Illinois Bicentennial Commission kicked off the state’s year-long tribute to Illinois’ 200thbirthday at Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier on December 3.

Sen. Althoff appointed to Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention

State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) is one of five Republican lawmakers appointed to serve on the newly formed Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention.

Sen. Althoff hosts Youth Advisory Council for high school students

On November 13, 40 students from the 32nd Senate District took part in State Senator Pamela Althoff’s Youth Advisory Council at the McHenry County College Shah Center, which gave students a hands-on learning experience about public policy and the legislative process.

SBA approves assistance request for Lake, McHenry, Cook flood victims

Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved the state’s request for assistance to help people and businesses in northeastern Illinois recover from severe storms and floods that occurred July 11-27.

Female senators announce creation of bipartisan Women’s Caucus

A bipartisan group of female state senators announced the creation of the Women’s Caucus today at a press conference in Springfield.

Grocery Food Truck at Midwest Veterans Closet, Nov 14

A no charge Grocery Food Truck will roll up to Midwest Veterans Closet on Tuesday, November 14 from noon to 2 p.m.

Homeowners Floodproofing Expo and Workshop: Oct. 19, 2017

In response to the summer flooding, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) is hosting a Floodproofing Expo and Workshop for homeowners and property owners. This will be an opportunity for residents to learn about various products, services, and solutions to minimize flood damages to their homes and properties.

Attorney General Madigan addresses consumer questions and concerns surrounding Equifax Data Breach

Attorney General Madigan has received an outpouring of questions from concerned and confused Illinois residents about whether their sensitive personal information has been compromised by Equifax’s massive data breach. In response, Madigan is providing updated information to Illinois residents and calling on Equifax to pay credit freeze fees for people with all three major credit reporting agencies, including Experian and TransUnion.

Althoff appointed to the Advisory Council on Early Identification and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions

State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) is one of four Illinois lawmakers appointed to serve on the Advisory Council on Early Identification and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions.

Gov. Rauner requests federal assistance to help people recover from July floods

Gov. Bruce Rauner asked President Donald Trump today to approve federal assistance to help people in Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties recover from record and near-record flooding and severe storms in July.

Althoff law ends the weighted voting system in McHenry County

Legislation sponsored by State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry), which ends the weighted voting system used in Township elections, was signed into law by Governor Rauner on August 18.

Sen. Althoff and Rep. Reick to partner on series of Town Hall Meetings

State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) and State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) invite residents of the 32nd Senate District and the 63rd House District to attend a series of joint town hall meetings that will be held in McHenry County in September and October.

Sen. Althoff honored for 100% pro-environment voting record

State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) has been honored with a perfect voting record by the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC), which released its 2017 Environmental Scorecard this week.

Disaster Area Application for Reassessment forms now available

For property owners whose homes were damaged by the recent flooding event, you may be eligible for a one year re-assessment of your property. Disaster Area Application for Reassessment forms are now available for those for Lake County residents.

Bill extends tax credits for companies, heads to the Governor

A bipartisan measure that extends tax credits for companies and brings jobs to Illinois is now headed to the Governor after it passed the Senate on Sunday. State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry), chief co-sponsor of House Bill 162, says the legislation serves as a vital economic tool to ensure businesses are staying right here in Illinois.