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A Letter from Lindsey: Springfield Updates and 12 Bills Passed

A Letter from Lindsey: Springfield Updates and 12 Bills Passed

Now that our busy session in Springfield is (almost) over, I’m pleased to report that we made some real progress ...
WATCH: Rep. LaPointe speaks at emergency housing assistance bill signing

WATCH: Rep. LaPointe speaks at emergency housing assistance bill signing

On May 17, Rep. LaPointe joined Governor Pritzker, Leader Delia Ramirez, Senator Robert Peters, and Senator Omar Aquino to speak ...
House passes State Rep. LaPointe bill to protect wages of disabled residents in group homes

House passes State Rep. LaPointe bill to protect wages of disabled residents in group homes

CHICAGO – People with disabilities who live in group homes will have the right to keep the wages they earn ...
State Rep. LaPointe moves strong slate of bills  through committee, looks forward to passage

State Rep. LaPointe moves strong slate of bills through committee, looks forward to passage

CHICAGO – State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe announced Friday that House committees have approved nine of her bills, putting them on ...
Rep. LaPointe Visits Jaclyn Crawford’s Portage Park Treasure Box: Watch the Video Below

Rep. LaPointe Visits Jaclyn Crawford’s Portage Park Treasure Box: Watch the Video Below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR1NhNgK6EsI stopped by Jaclyn Crawford’s wonderful Portage Park Treasure Box to talk about the project and highlight the work she ...
Excerpted From CBS Chicago: State Rep. Calls Foul Over IDES Having Claimants Fill Out Paperwork To Waive Demand To Return Overpaid Benefits

Excerpted From CBS Chicago: State Rep. Calls Foul Over IDES Having Claimants Fill Out Paperwork To Waive Demand To Return Overpaid Benefits

Read the full article and watch the accompanying video here. Rep. LaPointe was featured in CBS Chicago for speaking out ...
Rep. LaPointe passes two mental health bills out of committee

Rep. LaPointe passes two mental health bills out of committee

Today, Rep. LaPointe’s first two bills of the 102nd General Assembly passed out of committee remotely. Both are related to ...
Rep. LaPointe and Senator Martwick Present Small Business Award to Joseph’s Finest Meats

Rep. LaPointe and Senator Martwick Present Small Business Award to Joseph’s Finest Meats

We presented our Small Business Recognition Award today to Joseph’s Finest Meats, a Dunning butcher shop, and deli steeped in ...
Rep. LaPointe Responds to Budget Address, Emphasizes Need to Protect Essential Services

Rep. LaPointe Responds to Budget Address, Emphasizes Need to Protect Essential Services

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, issued the following statement Wednesday after the governor’s annual budget address: “This past ...
Rep. LaPointe’s Statement on CPS Reopening

Rep. LaPointe’s Statement on CPS Reopening

Please watch CTU’s legislative press conference from this morning here. It is difficult to understand how we have reached this ...
Rep. LaPointe Sworn In to 102nd General Assembly

Rep. LaPointe Sworn In to 102nd General Assembly

Today is the first day of the 102nd General Assembly coming off of a historic lame-duck session where we made ...
Rep. LaPointe and Rep. Ramirez Pass SB3066 in the House

Rep. LaPointe and Rep. Ramirez Pass SB3066 in the House

In great news for renters, homeowners and small landlords across the state, tonight we passed our emergency housing legislation, SB3066, ...
Rep. LaPointe’s Remarks to the CPS Board Regarding In-Person Schooling

Rep. LaPointe’s Remarks to the CPS Board Regarding In-Person Schooling

Good afternoon. I’m Lindsey LaPointe, State Representative of the 19th House District which covers much of the far NW side ...
19th House District Small Business Gift Guide

19th House District Small Business Gift Guide

Holiday Greetings to the great residents and friends of the 19th House District! We are in the middle of the ...
Rep. LaPointe Joins Commissioner Degnen, Senator Martwick, and Alderman Gardiner in Community Cleanup

Rep. LaPointe Joins Commissioner Degnen, Senator Martwick, and Alderman Gardiner in Community Cleanup

We spent the morning cleaning up the Lawrence/Austin business district and speaking with local business owners. From international bakeries to ...