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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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Today, Rep. LaPointe and her Chief of Staff were featured in the Chicago Sun-Times discussing what the last seven months ...

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. ...

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 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, ...

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 ...

LaPointe and Martwick Co-Host Successful Mental Health Seminar with National Alliance on Mental Illness

CHICAGO – Working to shine a light on the importance of mental health, State Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, recently co-hosted a ...

LaPointe Introduces Bill Advocating for First Responders Workers’ Comp. to Cover PTSD

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – This past week, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, introduced legislation allowing first responders to file workers’ compensation claims ...