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Smakosz Restaurant Presented Small Business Award

Smakosz Restaurant Presented Small Business Award

Our next Small Business Recognition Award goes to Smakosz Restaurant at 5619 W Lawrence Ave. The Kaminski family has owned ...
From Nadig Newspapers: Coalition working on homeless issues in Jefferson Park, seeks public bathroom at or near CTA Terminal

From Nadig Newspapers: Coalition working on homeless issues in Jefferson Park, seeks public bathroom at or near CTA Terminal

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED HERE BY NADIG NEWSPAPERS ON DEC 1, 2020. A new “Working Group on Homelessness in Jefferson Park” has ...
Rep. LaPointe Joins Legislators for Chicago Veterans Home Opening

Rep. LaPointe Joins Legislators for Chicago Veterans Home Opening

Rep. LaPointe had the tremendous honor of joining our veterans, including U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and The Illinois Department of ...
Rep. LaPointe Featured in CBS Chicago

Rep. LaPointe Featured in CBS Chicago

Illinoisans Are Being Ordered To Return Unemployment Overpayments Caused By State’s Mistakes; State Rep. Is Seeking To Stop It From ...
From The Chicago Sun-Times: Lawmakers pen letter to Lightfoot, CPS asking for remote learning improvements, stronger safety measures before return to classes

From The Chicago Sun-Times: Lawmakers pen letter to Lightfoot, CPS asking for remote learning improvements, stronger safety measures before return to classes

SAM KELLY CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: A group of elected officials has written an open letter to Mayor Lori ...
Rep. LaPointe and Staff Featured in the Chicago Sun-Times

Rep. LaPointe and Staff Featured in the Chicago Sun-Times

Today, Rep. LaPointe and her Chief of Staff were featured in the Chicago Sun-Times discussing what the last seven months ...
Rep. LaPointe and Treasurer Frerichs Return Over $19K to Nonprofit Through I-CASH

Rep. LaPointe and Treasurer Frerichs Return Over $19K to Nonprofit Through I-CASH

Today, State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe joined Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs to announce the return of $19,278 to the Geographic ...
Rep. LaPointe Honors the Fallen on 9/11

Rep. LaPointe Honors the Fallen on 9/11

Rep. LaPointe had the honor of standing with first responders, veterans, the Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce, Alderman Jim Gardiner, ...
Small Business Award Presented with Sen. Martwick to Lake Effect Brewing

Small Business Award Presented with Sen. Martwick to Lake Effect Brewing

Today, Rep. LaPointe partnered with Senator Robert Martwick to present the next Small Business Recognition Award to Lake Effect Brewing ...
Rep. LaPointe Co-Hosts Polish-Language Tax Appeal Event

Rep. LaPointe Co-Hosts Polish-Language Tax Appeal Event

This afternoon Rep. LaPointe cohosted a Polish language Cook County Board of Review tax appeal event at Saint Hyacinth Basilica. ...
Growing List of Legislators Urge Governor Pritzker to Aid Independent Retailers

Growing List of Legislators Urge Governor Pritzker to Aid Independent Retailers

Chicago, IL — State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago), along with Representative Ann Williams and Representative Lindsey LaPointe, called upon the ...
LaPointe and Martwick Hand Out Summer Snow Cones

LaPointe and Martwick Hand Out Summer Snow Cones

On Saturday morning, Representative LaPointe partnered with Senator Rob Martwick’s team to give out snow cones during the Dunham Park ...
A Message on Police and Racial Injustice from Rep. LaPointe

A Message on Police and Racial Injustice from Rep. LaPointe

These past few weeks were very difficult for Chicago Police Officers as four officers were shot in the line of ...
LaPointe Volunteers at New Hope Food Pantry

LaPointe Volunteers at New Hope Food Pantry

Yesterday, LaPointe and her team spent the morning at New Hope Community Food Pantry in Norwood Park where they toured ...
LaPointe Participates in Two Racial Justice Caravans

LaPointe Participates in Two Racial Justice Caravans

In response to recent civil unrest and calls for action to address racial injustice, Rep. LaPointe participated in two car ...
LaPointe Champions New Law for “Cocktails To-Go”

LaPointe Champions New Law for “Cocktails To-Go”

CHICAGO – To provide assistance to bars and restaurants that have been experienced significant downturn in normal operations due to COVID-19, ...