International Firefighters Day 2022

Today marks International Firefighters Day, a day we remember and honor our community’s firefighters who protect us, as well as those who made the ultimate sacrifice. In 2021, Illinois lost five firefighters: Mehdi Mourad of the Wabash Fire Protection District (End of Watch: June 27th, 2021); Michael R. Pickering of the Chicago Fire Department (EOW: October 8th, 2021); Scott Williams of the…

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Rep. Stephens Launches “Lasso a Good Book” Summer Reading Program

News Update

This summer, State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) is launching his “Lasso a Good Book” summer reading program. This program is open to 20th District kindergarten through 8th graders for the summer of 2022. “Reading is an excellent way for students of all ages to learn about new people, places, and things that are real and make-believe,” said…

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Rep. Stephens Statement on “Stand with Ukraine” Rally in 20th District

 Following a “Stand with Ukraine” rally at St. Joseph the Betrothed Ukrainian Catholic Church on Sunday, State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) released the following statement: “Although I wish I could be there in person with constituents, I send my support from Springfield to all participating in the Stand with Ukraine rally today. I am proud…

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Stephens-Supported Legislation to Establish 988 Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Crisis System Trust Fund Passes House

Legislation co-sponsored by State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) to establish a trust fund in the State treasury for establishing a state 9-8-8 suicide prevention and mental health crisis system passed out of the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Senate Bill 2945 was introduced by Representative Fran Hurley (D-Chicago) and is the Statewide 9-8-8 Trust Fund Act. “I…

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Stephens-Supported Resolution to Honor Last Living World War II Medal of Honor Recipient Adopted in House

On Tuesday, a joint resolution supported by State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) was adopted in the Illinois House of Representatives to honor the nation’s last living World War II Medal of Honor recipient. Senate Joint Resolution 29 urges the President of the United States and the United States Congress to take all measures to ensure the last…

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