We’re excited to announce this week’s #HighlightAHero2020 winners! Thank you to all of our participants for sharing the stories of those making a positive impact in the 20th District. Our winners this week include Nikki Colson, Peggy Kasallis, Tricia McGrath, Megan Meyer, Samantha and Dominic Rossi, Luis Velazquez II and Debbie Vitale. They will each receive a…

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We’re thrilled to announce this week’s #HighlightAHero2020 winners! Thank you to all of our participants for sharing the stories of those making a positive impact in the 20th District. Our winners this week include Shannon McNeela Broderick, Kelly Cartwright, Maris Rose Cicero, Kevin McDonald, Elizabeth Naber, Kelsey Keating Neenan, Kaylyn Norton, Brian Richards, Jennifer Shmerl and Madeline…

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We’re excited to announce our first-ever #HighlightAHero2020 winners! Thank you to all our participants for sharing the stories of those making a positive impact ​in the 20th District. Our winners this week include Kurt Daichendt, Pete Devine, Alyssa Engle Giannini, Kathryn Goslin, Michael Guzolek, Geraldine Hernandez, Melissa McIntyre, Kristin Mulligan and Candace Wrzesinski. They will each receive…

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The Covid-19 pandemic has created a difficult and trying time for our country and our community. But every day, our residents — healthcare professionals, first responders, child care workers, teachers, small business owners, and volunteers just to name a few — are stepping up to the challenge and making a positive impact.  We want to…

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Callers Share Coronavirus Job, Health Questions With State Rep. Journal and Topics 4/2/2020 Anne Lunde Journal & Topics Media Group While Illinois citizens are concerned with the health risks of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the impacts on their livelihoods from a prolonged requirement to stay at home and avoid infection is of equal concern. State Rep.…

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Call featured experts from the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Bankers Association, and the Small Business Administration; and focused on the economic impacts of COVID-19. Chicago…Today State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) hosted a telephone townhall. The call focused on economic issues facing businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic and featured Jack Lavin from the Chicagoland Chamber…

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Call will feature experts from the Illinois Dept. of Employment Security and the Illinois Retail Merchants Association; will focus on the economic impacts of COVID-19 Chicago…State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) will host a telephone townhall at 10:15 am on Tuesday, March 31. The call will focus on economic issues and feature Robb Karr from the…

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Tax Deadline Extension The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) is following the federal government in providing special tax filing and payment relief to individuals and businesses in response to the COVID-19 Outbreak. The filing deadline for Illinois income tax returns has been extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Click here for more…

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Stephens, Doctors Explain Why Staying Isolated Is Vital March 23, 2020 Journal & Topics Media Group Anne Lunde State Rep. Brad Stephens (R-20th) invited residents of his district to participate in a teleconference on the COVID-19 virus situation with physicians from two local hospital system emergency rooms on Monday (March 23) in an effort to…

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