November 6, 2019

Weiss Hospital’s New Owners Say It Won’t Close, Despite Lawmaker Concerns

November 4, 2019

Uptown hospital gets more than $25 million in upgrades

September 22, 2019

Feigenholtz, Harris honored at Gateway Foundation event.

September 11, 2019

A push to slow the condo deconversion wave

September 10, 2019

State Lawmakers Confused, Skeptical on DCFS Medicaid Transition Plan

August 3, 2019

Department of Human Services head pledges to open local office on North Side

June 10, 2019

TimeLine Theatre Gets $1.5 Million From State’s Massive Capital Bill, Setting Up Move From Lakeview to Uptown

May 12, 2019

What will it take to improve the DCFS agency?

May 8, 2019

Lawmakers vow to fix lapses in Illinois child-welfare system

May 6, 2019

Steve Cochran on his own adoption, access to records and his special Mother’s Day story

March 28, 2019
Pritzker orders independent review of DCFS, names new director

March 23, 2019
Comparing Democrats to Nazis ‘clear-cut hate speech,’ Jewish caucus says

March 19, 2019

Second DCFS hearing sheds light on department

March 6, 2019

Rep. Feigenholtz Wins National Behavioral Health Award

March 5, 2019

Panel looks into DCFS, death of 2-year-old

March 4, 2019

Representatives prepare for hearing on Ta’Naja’s death

February 18, 2019

Measure Proposes Affordable Housing Tax Credit

January 25, 2019

Dems promote pot legalization during North side town hall: ‘This is coming’

January 22, 2019

Governor Pritzker Signs Executive Order Protecting Legal Abortions in Illinois

January 2, 2019

To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish Custody

January 2, 2019

New law in Illinois will allow local law enforcement to take poorly treated pets into custody

November 5, 2018

Illinois DCFS Agrees to Outside Inquiry at Psychiatric Hospital Where Children Have Reported Abuse

October 30, 2018

Rep. Feigenholtz Speaks on the Patti Vasquez Show

September 28, 2018

Illinois Abortion Law Anniversary Falls on Day of Kavanaugh Vote

August 27, 2018

New Law Criminalizes Predatory Behavior of Patient Brokers

August 24, 2018

Governor signs measures to ramp up treatment of mental illness, opioid abuse

August 20, 2018

GA members call for investigation into trans abuse allegations

August 14, 2018

Revised Law Frees Police in Illinois to Rescue Suffering Cats and Dogs

August 8, 2018

Midwestern Leaders See Israel Through a Women’s Lens

August 3, 2018

Rauner gives decisions about liquor sales near schools to local officials

July 10, 2018

Rauner urges Kavanaugh confirmation- as Dems push for abortion rights pledge

April 22, 2018

State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz with Rick Pearson on Mental Health Care in IL

April 20, 2018

llinois State Representative Sara Feigenholtz discusses Illinois Department of Children and Family Services transparency

April 17, 2018

DCFS Releases Report After 9-Month Delay, Lawmakers Demand Transparency

January 18, 2018

Women Who Inspired us in 2017

October 30, 2017

State Lawmakers Speak Out on Sexual Harassment in Springfield

September 28, 2017

Gov. Rauner not only acts, but does the right thing!

September 14, 2017

Government Affairs Committee hosts Illinois Senate leaders, honors State Rep. Elaine Nekritz

August 29, 2017

New Law Requires Food Allergen Safety Training for Restaurants

August 24, 2017

New Law Toughens Hate Crime Penalties

August 23, 2017

New Proposed Ordinance To Put Noise Monitoring Equipment Along Lake Shore Drive

May 1, 2017

Bill Proposes Food Allergen Safety Training for Restaurants

April 25, 2017

Bill to Expand Abortion Coverage Passes Illinois House 

April 25, 2017

Dems pull trigger on abortion, put Rauner in political crosshairs 

April 19, 2017

Rauner Deceived Illinois Voters on Abortion Stance

April 19, 2017

Pair of Bills Aim to Drive Down Motor Vehicle Noise

April 19, 2017

Lakefront Noise Bill Passes Illinois House

April 13, 2017

If Trump Gets His Way, These Will Be The First States To Ban Abortion

February 14, 2017

Editorial: In Trump Era, Keep Abortion Safe and Legal in Illinois

February 12, 2017

Legislators Push to Repeal State Law That Would Outlaw Abortion in Illinois

February 10, 2017

Backing Abortion Rights Rights Bill, Cassidy Speaks Up About Her Abortion

February 9, 2017

Illinois Democrats Seek To Protect Abortion Access

February 9, 2017

Illinois Democrats Push Back Against Trump on Abortion

February 8, 2017

How These States Are Fighting To Protect Reproductive Rights

February 7, 2017

See How $46 Million in CPS Cuts Affect Your School

February 6, 2017

Changes to Medicaid Expansion Would Be Determent to Illinois

February 3, 2017

Steinberg: Abortion Trigger Law ‘A Nightmare Scenario For Women’

January 31, 2017

Refugee Ban A ‘Wake Up Call’ For Complacent Chicagoans

January 31, 2017

Want To Help Syrian Refugees In Chicago? Learn How At Upcoming Forums

January 25, 2017

Capitol Fax – Abortion bills could see light of day soon

December 13, 2016

Chicago Sun-Times – Brace for return of culture wars to Illinois

December 12, 2016

Chicago Tonight – Illinois Lawmakers Look to Expand, Protect Abortion Rights

December 12, 2016

Windy City Times – Standing Room Only for COH Post-Election Meeting 

December 6, 2016

Keep Auto Emissions Testing Facility in City, Lawmakers Tell State EPA

October 26, 2016

Trialogue – First Time NCSL Breakfast Panel to Focus on Access to OBCs & Adoption Records

July 29, 2016

Crian’s – Happy Birthday, Happy Hour

July 25, 2016

KWQC – Illinois House passes plan for more transparency on adoption records

April 19, 2016

Bellevue News Democrat – Illinois bill seeks more transparency on adoption records

April 10, 2016

Steve Dale’s Pet World – Pet overpopulation and can cats possibly get the dog flu?

April 3, 2016

Windy City Times – State Reps Divided Over Trans Issue

March 10, 2016

Huffington Post – Lawmakers’ Cubs-Mets Wager Involves Pizza, Of Course

October 19, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – Police Called When Senior Citizens Show Up On CEO’s Door To Protest Ouster

October 6, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – On Heels of National Award, LaSalle Academy Looks Toward Expansion

October 3, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Legislation Aims to Improve Access to Care for Mentally Ill Children

September 29, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Senior Housing Operator Tells Residents It’s Time To Go

September 5, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Lawmakers pass bill that penalizes leaving pets outside in extreme weather

August 8, 2015

Jewish United Fund – Historic anti-BDS legislation signed into law

July 24, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Happy Hour Back in Illinois for First Time Since 1989

July 16, 2015

Washington Post – Illinois lawmakers just legalized happy hour. But why was it banned?

July 16, 2015

93XRT Radio – Happy Hour is Officially Legal in Illinois

July 15, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Feigenholtz: Bruce Rauner is the Sexist for Cutting Daycare

June 9, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Rauner’s Office, Dems Clash over Paying $250K Salary out of Autism, Epilepsy Money

June 4, 2015

Steve Dale’s Pet World – Sara Feigenholtz Helps with Treehouse Groundbreaking

June 2, 2015

Crain’s Chicago Business – Happy hour returns, pending governor’s signature

June 1, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – Chicago Happy Hours To Return? Lawmakers Could Scrap Decades-Old Rule

May 29, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Massive growth in Illinois craft beer predicted with new law

May 27, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Lawmakers pass bill that penalizes leaving pets outside in extreme weather

May 26, 2015

Greenville Online – More than 12,000 find birth parents after 2010 adoption law

May 22, 2015

Chicago Jewish Star – Anti-BDS bill passes

May 21, 2015

Washington Post – Illinois passes historic anti-BDS bill, as Congress mulls similar moves

May 18, 2015

Huffington Post – Boyscout Finds Eagle Badge Somewhere Over the Rainbow

May 18, 2015

Chicago Tribune – The High Cost of Boycotting Israel

May 18, 2015

JUF News – Anti-BDS bill advances in Illinois House

May 18, 2015

Windy City Times – Feigenholtz commends scout for courageous stance on equality

May 15, 2015

State Journal-Register – Bill steers state investment away from companies boycotting Israel

May 13, 2015

Chicago Jewish Star – Boycotters Targetted

March 26, 2015

Daily Herald – Would harder to crush pills help curb drug addiction?

March 18, 2015

Huff Post – Rauner Funding Cut to Preschool for HIV/AIDS-Affected Kids Promises Political Fight

March 10, 2015

FOX 32 News – Chicago Loses Mental Health Champion to NY Jets

March 6, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – These Boy Scouts Really Hate Pumpkin Pie

March 3, 2015

In These Times – Why One Community Voted to Tax Itself rights

March 2, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Bill headed to Quinn would bolster condo owners’ rights

December 8, 2014

Chicago Tribune – Angry lawmakers vow action on problems with residential care for youths 

December 5, 2014

Daily Whale – Q & A with Illinois House Assistant Majority Leader Sara Feigenholtz

November 10, 2014

DNAinfo – Chicago’s First Community-Funded Mental Health Center Opens in Irving Park

October 30, 2014 – Howard Brown Health Center celebrates exam room expansion

October 22, 2014

Windy City Times – Ribbon cutting at LGBTQ-friendly apartment
October 10, 2014

The Gazette Democrat – A tragedy which never should be forgotten

September 4, 2014

Inside Booster – Adoptees stills struggle to obtain birth records outside of Illinois

August 20, 2014

The Illinois Observer – OP-ED: Feigenholtz-Murphy Quinn Should Veto Uber Rideshares Bill

July 17, 2014

The State Journal Register – Quinn signs adoptee rights bill

July 9, 2014

Fox 2 – Quinn to sign bill expanding adoptees rights

July 9, 2014

Chicago Tribune – New legislation gives adoptees more access to history and Illinois at the front of a cause

July 9, 2014

WGN 720 – Gov Pat Quinn in Studio to sign a new adoption bill

July 9, 2014

WTTW Chicago Tonight – Illinois Adoptees Mark Anniversary

July 7, 2014

Windy City Times – Temple Sholom hosts Pride event and honors

June 24, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – Sneed 11-year-old thrilled her dad and daddy finally getting married

June 19, 2014

Chicago Tribune – Illinois Child Welfare Group Recognizes Legislators Fight against Child Abuse

June 18, 2014

DNAinfo Chicago –  Weiss Hospital Senior Health Fair Coming Thursday

June 17, 2014

DNAinfo Chicago – Women’s Health Fair to Offer Free Fitness, Self Defense Classes Saturday

June 12, 2014

DNAinfo Chicago – Fire Sprinkler Mandate Doused After Fire Marshal Politicians Stand Down

June 2, 2014

Marina City Online – State fire marshal agrees to collaborate on any sprinkler mandate

May 31, 2014

NBC Chicago – Fire Marshal Concedes on High Rise Sprinkler Mandate

May 30, 2014

Inside Booster – Feigenholtz, Cullerton, and Weiss Memorial Hospital Host Senior Health Fair 

May 28, 2014

Marina City Online – 6,000 signatures on Feigenholtz sprinkler petition

May 25, 2014

Thresholds – Thresholds, Mental Health Advocates Laud Passage of The Custody Relinquishment Prevention Act

May 22, 2014

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – Adoptees praise birth certificate statute for revealing family history

May 22, 2014

The State Journal-Register – Adopted adults to celebrate Illinois’4 year old access law

May 20, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – Adoptees praise Illinois law giving access to their birth records

May 19, 2014

Chicago Now – Illinois SB 648 tabled for now but keep your eyes on Springfield

May 16, 2014

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz, Williams, and Cullerton to Host Women’s Health and Resource Fair

May 14, 2014

Windy City Times – State rep Jakobsson honored at Chicago House show

May 6, 2014

Windy City Times – Inaugural ONE Northside convention looks at homelessness

May 6, 2014

JUF News – Chicago Jewish leaders discuss funding concerns on annual Springfield mission

May 2, 2014

Comcast SportsNet – Legalizing Pot in Illinois: Why Delay the Inevitable? 

April 29, 2014

Chicago Reader – Elected officials say its time for Illinois to move towards legalizing marijuana

April 28, 2014

Quincy Journal – Home Builders, Illinois House look to weaken Fire Marshal

April 14, 2014

USA Today – S.C.’s sealed adoptions a roadblock in quest for truth

April 13, 2014

Chicago Tribune – High-rise sprinkler bill stalls in Illinois House

April 13, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – House narrows authority of state conservation police

April 10, 2014

Illinois Times – Illinois may end ‘planned abandonment’

April 3, 2014

Chicago Tribune – Letters to the Editor 

April 1, 2014

Loop North News – Legislation introduced to extinguish high rise sprinkler mandate

March 28, 2014

Crain’s Chicago Business  – Illinois Rep Feigenholtz on attack with Chicago high rise sprinkler bill

March 27, 2014

DNA Info – High-Rise Sprinkler Mandates Would Be Blocked Under Proposed State Law

March 27, 2014

Windy City Times – Vernita Gray: A community remembers 

March 26, 2014

Progress Illinois –  Illinois Lawmakers Hold Public Discussion on Concealed Carry Law’s Potential Effect on Small Businesses

March 14, 2014

CBS Chicago – Illinois Lawmaker: Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Inevitable Here

February 21, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – LGBTs taking nothing for granted

February 15, 2014

Chicago Tribune –  Opinion: America the smoke free

February 10, 2014

Windy City Times – Feigenholtz Welcomes Buffett Place to Lakeview

February 4, 2014

Windy City Times – Planned Parenthood, civic leaders mark 40 years of Roe v. Wade

January 24, 2014

Uptown Update – Let CUB help you lower your utility bills

January 14, 2014

Windy City Times –  Lawmakers meet in Lakeview on concealed carry 

December 31, 2013

WGN TV – Concealed carry law draws near

December 31, 2013

DNA Info – Lakeview’s State Lawmakers Push to Ban Guns in Businesses That Serve Booze 

December 30, 2013

DNA Info – Confused About Concealed-Carry? Officials to Host Small-Business Event 

December 29, 2013

AARP Illinois – State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz chosen as AARP Illinois’ Legislator of the Year

December 13, 2013

Huffington Post – James McIntyre’s Story From The Let Love Define Family Series

December 13, 2013

CornerStone Media Online – Insurance Premiums: Affordable Care Act

December 12, 2013 – Rep. Feigenholtz collecting holiday food donations for Lakeview Pantry

November 21, 2013

BuzzFeed – Illinois Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill into Law

November 20, 2013

DNA Info – Rep. Feigenholtz Taking Thanksgiving Food Donations for Lakeview Pantry

November 20, 2013

Chicago Mag – Read a Foster Child’s Plea for Gay Marriage 

November 6, 2013

Chicago Tribune – Illinois Lawmakers approve gay marriage in historic vote 

November 6, 2013

Windy City Times – House and Senate pass marriage bill; bill goes to governor 

November 6, 2013

NBC Chicago – Supporters Praise Same-Sex Marriage Decision 

November 5, 2013

Red Eye – Lawmakers approve gay marriage in Illinois

November 5, 2013

Carbonated TV – Equality At Last: Illinois To Become 15th State to Legalize Gay Marriage

November 5, 2013

DNAInfo – Illinois House, Senate Pass Same-Sex Marriage Bill

November 5, 2013

Chicago Tribune – Editorial: Shut down Internet adoptions: ‘Re-homing’ is for pets, not children

October 31, 2013

Chicago Tribune – Letter to the Editor: No need for underground adoption

October 31, 2013

Chicago Tribune – State lawmakers hold hearing on adoption reform: House committee focuses on problem of ‘re-homing’

October 29, 2013

Reuters – Illinois State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz listens to testimony on adoption at House

October 29, 2013

DNAInfo – Affordable Care Act: Feigenholtz Hosting Session to Help With Enrollment

October 10, 2013

Windy City Times – Marriage co-sponsor: Call the measure

October 9, 2013

Lake View Patch – Feigenholtz Offering Health Insurance Help in Lake View

September 30, 2013

PRWeb – Harmony Health Plans Host Chicago Open House

September 12, 2013

DNAInfo – State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Collecting Supplies For Elementary Schools

August 15, 2013

CBS This Morning – Birth Certificate Legislation Groundbreaking Change for Adopted in Ill.

August 12, 2013

NWI – Fire Marshal Withdraws Sprinkler Proposal

August 2, 2013

AP – Unsealed Birth Records Give Adoptees Peek at Past

July 28, 2013

Examiner – Governor Quinn Signs $12B Medicaid Bill That Covers 342K More Low-Income Adults

July 22, 2013

Forest Park Patch – Lighford, Feigenholtz Vote Against Overriding Quinn’s Concealed Carry Veto

July 9, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Sponsored Measure to Protect Early Intervention Services Becomes Law

July 3, 2013 – 44th Annual Chicago Pride Parade draws record crowds

June 30, 2013

Windy City Times – Pols Join with Illinois Unites Contingent

June 30, 2013

Windy City Times – Pols Join with Illinois Unites Contingent

June 29, 2013

Feigenholtz Issues Statement on Supreme Court DOMA Decision

June 26, 2013

Huffington Post Blog – Moving Forward on Marriage Equality in Illinois

June 7, 2013

WBEZ – Construction begins on Midwest’s first affordable housing for LGBTQ seniors

June 3, 2013

Crain’s Business – Illinois House approves Medicaid expansion

May 28, 2013

Windy City Times – Illinois House reinstates $3.5 million in AIDS funding

May 28, 2013

Associated Press – Illinois House OKs Medicaid expansion, ‘puppy lemon’ law

May 27, 2013

Crain’s Business – Medicaid Expansion Debate Ahead in Illinois House

May 16, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Massages, Zumba a Part of Women’s Health and Resource Fair

May 15, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz’s Senior Home Care Reforms Signed Into Law

May 12, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz-Sponsored Measure Targets Violent Flash Mobs

May 9, 2013

Lakeview Patch – The Long Journey to Change Minds About Marriage Equality

May 6, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Officials Give Homeowners ‘Road Map’ to Decrease Property Taxes

April 30, 2013

PR Newswire – AARP Commends House For Bipartisan Action On Supplemental Budget Bill

April 18, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz-Supported Measure to Lower Property Taxes Passes House

April 18, 2013

Medill Chicago – Illinois home care providers fear shutdown of agencies without supplemental funds

April 16, 2013

Fox Illinois – Lawmakers Request Funding for Home Care Services

April 12, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz: Spring Cleaning, Recycling Coming to District

April 9, 2013

HRC Blog – Il. Rep. Feigenholtz Phonebanks for Marriage Equality

April 5, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Legislation on Child Sex Offenders Wins Approval

April 4, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Reminds Residents of Upcoming Satellite Office Hours in April

March 31, 2013

Rebellious Magazine – Learning to Dance on the Edge of Authority

March 25, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Mental Health Legislation Clears Hurdle

March 13, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – YMCA Legislators Honor Feigenholtz

March 11, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Reminds of Upcoming Satellite Office Hours

February 27, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Officials Break Ground on $100M Advocate Hospital Addition

February 13, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Addresses the College of Complexes

February 9, 2013

Lincoln Square Patch – Learn How to Appeal Your Property Tax at a North Side Workshop

February 2, 2013

The Daily Illini – Change in Illinois Adoption Act Gives Adoptees Access to Original Birth Certificate

January 30, 2013

Southtown Star – Adoptees Access to Original Birth Certificate

January 27, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Rep to Boost Accessibility Via Satellite Hours

January 26, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz: Home Heating Help Available Until the Money Runs Out

January 12, 2013

Chicago Phoenix – Fourth Openly Gay State Representative Sworn in to Illinois Legislature; Feigenholtz Elevated

January 9, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Invites Senior Citizens to Advisory Committee Meeting

January 6, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz: “It’s Time for Illinois to Step Up”

January 3, 2013

Inside Booster – Feigenholtz, Cappleman invite residents to Meet and Greet session

January 2, 2013

Chicago Sun-Times – Shark Fin Off the Menu in Illinois; Ban Kicks in Jan. 1

December 31, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz, Cappleman Invite Residents to Meet and Greet Session

December 21, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Homelessness Prevention Advocates Name Feigenholtz a “Partner in Change”

December 17, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Recognized for Women’s Health Advocacy

December 4, 2012

Alton Daily News – Birth Certificate Law Celebrates Anniversary

November 26, 2012

The Vital Voice – Equality Illinois Applauds States Recognition of Same Sex Surrogate Parents

November 22, 2012

Illinois Observer – 8,000 Illinois Adults Get Birth Certificates for 1st Time

November 13, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Rep. Feigenholtz Delivers Classroom Supplies to Local Schools

November 5, 2012

Windy City Times – Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus Marks 30 Years

October 17, 2012

Windy City Times – Legacy Walk Launches on Halsted Street

October 11, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Chicago Politicians Talk Progress at LGBT Museum in Lake View

October 11, 2012

Inside Booster – Lakeview Township Tax Assessment Event Draws SRO Crowd, Second Chance Planned for Sept. 13

September 5, 2012

ABC News – Illinois Governor Approves Strip Club ‘Skin Tax’ to Fund Rape Crisis Centers

August 20, 2012

Windy City Times – Feigenholtz Performs Mock Wedding Ceremonies

August 15, 2012

Uptown Update – Sara Feigenholtz Sponsors Property Tax Appeal Workshops

August 14, 2012

Examiner – Quinn OKs Feigenholtz Bill to Permit Green Incorporations in Illinois

August 13, 2012

Windy City Times – Politicians to Conduct Mock Same-Sex Marriages at Market Days

August 1, 2012

Examiner – Governor Quinn signs law banning possession and sale of shark fins in Illinois

July 2, 2012

East Peoria Times Courier – Gov. Quinn bans shark fins

July 2, 2012

San Francisco Chronicle – Historic Illinois Legislation Protects Sharks

July 1, 2012

Governor Quinn Signs Law Banning Possession and Sale of Shark Fins in Illinois

July 1, 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Smoking issues top concerns at Condo Seminars

July 2012

Chicago Tribune – Quinn to veto prisons funding, give more to DCFS

June 29, 2012

Fox Illinois – Quinn says state going forward with expanding Medicaid in Illinois

June 28, 2012

Daily Herald – Bill introduced addressing smoking in condominium units

March 13, 2012