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Press

May 12, 2019

What will it take to improve the DCFS agency? [1]

May 8, 2019

Lawmakers vow to fix lapses in Illinois child-welfare system [2]

May 6, 2019

Steve Cochran on his own adoption, access to records and his special Mother’s Day story [3]

March 28, 2019
Pritzker orders independent review of DCFS, names new director [4]

March 23, 2019
Comparing Democrats to Nazis ‘clear-cut hate speech,’ Jewish caucus says [5]

March 19, 2019

Second DCFS hearing sheds light on department [6]

March 6, 2019

Rep. Feigenholtz Wins National Behavioral Health Award [7]

March 5, 2019

Panel looks into DCFS, death of 2-year-old [8]

March 4, 2019

Representatives prepare for hearing on Ta’Naja’s death [9]

February 18, 2019

Measure Proposes Affordable Housing Tax Credit [10]

January 25, 2019

Dems promote pot legalization during North side town hall: ‘This is coming’ [11]

January 22, 2019

Governor Pritzker Signs Executive Order Protecting Legal Abortions in Illinois [12]

January 2, 2019

To Get Mental Health Help For A Child, Desperate Parents Relinquish Custody [13]

January 2, 2019

New law in Illinois will allow local law enforcement to take poorly treated pets into custody [14]

November 5, 2018

Illinois DCFS Agrees to Outside Inquiry at Psychiatric Hospital Where Children Have Reported Abuse [15]

October 30, 2018

Rep. Feigenholtz Speaks on the Patti Vasquez Show [16]

September 28, 2018

Illinois Abortion Law Anniversary Falls on Day of Kavanaugh Vote [17]

August 27, 2018

New Law Criminalizes Predatory Behavior of Patient Brokers [18]

August 24, 2018

Governor signs measures to ramp up treatment of mental illness, opioid abuse [19]

August 20, 2018

GA members call for investigation into trans abuse allegations [20]

August 14, 2018

Revised Law Frees Police in Illinois to Rescue Suffering Cats and Dogs [21]

August 8, 2018

Midwestern Leaders See Israel Through a Women’s Lens [22]

August 3, 2018

Rauner gives decisions about liquor sales near schools to local officials [23]

July 10, 2018

Rauner urges Kavanaugh confirmation- as Dems push for abortion rights pledge [24]

April 22, 2018

State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz with Rick Pearson on Mental Health Care in IL [25]

April 20, 2018

llinois State Representative Sara Feigenholtz discusses Illinois Department of Children and Family Services transparency [26]

April 17, 2018

DCFS Releases Report After 9-Month Delay, Lawmakers Demand Transparency [27]

January 18, 2018

Women Who Inspired us in 2017 [28]

October 30, 2017

State Lawmakers Speak Out on Sexual Harassment in Springfield [29]

September 28, 2017

Gov. Rauner not only acts, but does the right thing! [30]

September 14, 2017

Government Affairs Committee hosts Illinois Senate leaders, honors State Rep. Elaine Nekritz [31]

August 29, 2017

New Law Requires Food Allergen Safety Training for Restaurants [32]

August 24, 2017

New Law Toughens Hate Crime Penalties [33]

August 23, 2017

New Proposed Ordinance To Put Noise Monitoring Equipment Along Lake Shore Drive [34]

May 1, 2017

Bill Proposes Food Allergen Safety Training for Restaurants [35]

April 25, 2017

Bill to Expand Abortion Coverage Passes Illinois House  [36]

April 25, 2017

Dems pull trigger on abortion, put Rauner in political crosshairs  [37]

April 19, 2017

Rauner Deceived Illinois Voters on Abortion Stance [38]

April 19, 2017

Pair of Bills Aim to Drive Down Motor Vehicle Noise [39]

April 19, 2017

Lakefront Noise Bill Passes Illinois House [40]

April 13, 2017

If Trump Gets His Way, These Will Be The First States To Ban Abortion [41]

February 14, 2017

Editorial: In Trump Era, Keep Abortion Safe and Legal in Illinois [42]

February 12, 2017

Legislators Push to Repeal State Law That Would Outlaw Abortion in Illinois [43]

February 10, 2017

Backing Abortion Rights Rights Bill, Cassidy Speaks Up About Her Abortion [44]

February 9, 2017

Illinois Democrats Seek To Protect Abortion Access [45]

February 9, 2017

Illinois Democrats Push Back Against Trump on Abortion [46]

February 8, 2017

How These States Are Fighting To Protect Reproductive Rights [47]

February 7, 2017

See How $46 Million in CPS Cuts Affect Your School [48]

February 6, 2017

Changes to Medicaid Expansion Would Be Determent to Illinois [49]

February 3, 2017

Steinberg: Abortion Trigger Law ‘A Nightmare Scenario For Women’ [50]

January 31, 2017

Refugee Ban A ‘Wake Up Call’ For Complacent Chicagoans [51]

January 31, 2017

Want To Help Syrian Refugees In Chicago? Learn How At Upcoming Forums [52]

January 25, 2017

Capitol Fax – Abortion bills could see light of day soon [53]

December 13, 2016

Chicago Sun-Times –  [54]Brace for return of culture wars to Illinois [54]

December 12, 2016

Chicago Tonight – Illinois Lawmakers Look to Expand, Protect Abortion Rights [55]

December 12, 2016

Windy City Times – Standing Room Only for COH Post-Election Meeting  [56]

December 6, 2016

Keep Auto Emissions Testing Facility in City, Lawmakers Tell State EPA [57]

October 26, 2016

Trialogue –  [58]First Time NCSL Breakfast Panel to Focus on Access to OBCs & Adoption Records [58]

July 29, 2016

Crian’s – Happy Birthday, Happy Hour [59]

July 25, 2016

KWQC –  [60]Illinois House passes plan for more transparency on adoption records [60]

April 19, 2016

Bellevue News Democrat –  [61]Illinois bill seeks more transparency on adoption records [61]

April 10, 2016

Steve Dale’s Pet World – Pet overpopulation and can cats possibly get the dog flu? [62]

April 3, 2016

Windy City Times – State Reps Divided Over Trans Issue [63]

March 10, 2016

Huffington Post – Lawmakers’ Cubs-Mets Wager Involves Pizza, Of Course [64]

October 19, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – Police Called When Senior Citizens Show Up On CEO’s Door To Protest Ouster [65]

October 6, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – On Heels of National Award, LaSalle Academy Looks Toward Expansio [66]n

October 3, 2015

Chicago Tribune –  [67]Legislation Aims to Improve Access to Care for Mentally Ill Children [67]

September 29, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Senior Housing Operator Tells Residents It’s Time To Go [68]

September 5, 2015

Chicago Tribune – [69]  [69]Lawmakers pass bill that penalizes leaving pets outside in extreme weather [69]

August 8, 2015

Jewish United Fund – Historic anti-BDS legislation signed into law [70]

July 24, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Happy Hour Back in Illinois for First Time Since 1989 [71]

July 16, 2015

Washington Post – Illinois lawmakers just legalized happy hour. But why was it banned? [72]

July 16, 2015

93XRT Radio – Happy Hour is Officially Legal in Illinois [72]

July 15, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Feigenholtz: Bruce Rauner is the Sexist for Cutting Daycare [73]

June 9, 2015

Chicago Sun Times – Rauner’s Office, Dems Clash over Paying $250K Salary out of Autism, Epilepsy Money [74]

June 4, 2015

Steve Dale’s Pet World – Sara Feigenholtz Helps with Treehouse Groundbreaking [75]

June 2, 2015

Crain’s Chicago Business – Happy hour returns, pending governor’s signature [76]

June 1, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – Chicago Happy Hours To Return? Lawmakers Could Scrap Decades-Old Rule [77]

May 29, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Massive growth in Illinois craft beer predicted with new law [78]

May 27, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Lawmakers pass bill that penalizes leaving pets outside in extreme weather [79]

May 26, 2015

Greenville Online – More than 12,000 find birth parents after 2010 adoption law [80]

May 22, 2015

Chicago Jewish Star – Anti-BDS bill passes [81]

May 21, 2015

Washington Post – Illinois passes historic anti-BDS bill, as Congress mulls similar moves [82]

May 18, 2015

Huffington Post – Boyscout Finds Eagle Badge Somewhere Over the Rainbow [83]

May 18, 2015

Chicago Tribune – The High Cost of Boycotting Israel [84]

May 18, 2015

JUF News – Anti-BDS bill advances in Illinois House [85]

May 18, 2015

Windy City Times – Feigenholtz commends scout for courageous stance on equality [86]

May 15, 2015

State Journal-Register – Bill steers state investment away from companies boycotting Israel [87]

May 13, 2015

Chicago Jewish Star – Boycotters Targetted [88]

March 26, 2015

Daily Herald – Would harder to crush pills help curb drug addiction? [89]

March 18, 2015

Huff Post – Rauner Funding Cut to Preschool for HIV/AIDS-Affected Kids Promises Political Fight [90]

March 10, 2015

FOX 32 News – Chicago Loses Mental Health Champion to NY Jets [91]

March 6, 2015

DNAInfo Chicago – These Boy Scouts Really Hate Pumpkin Pie [92]

March 3, 2015

In These Times – Why One Community Voted to Tax Itself rights [93]

March 2, 2015

Chicago Tribune – Bill headed to Quinn would bolster condo owners’ rights [94]

December 8, 2014

Chicago Tribune – Angry lawmakers vow action on problems with residential care for youths  [95]

December 5, 2014

Daily Whale – Q & A with Illinois House Assistant Majority Leader Sara Feigenholtz [96]

November 10, 2014

DNAinfo – Chicago’s First Community-Funded Mental Health Center Opens in Irving Park [97]

October 30, 2014

ChicagoPride.com – Howard Brown Health Center celebrates exam room expansion [98]

October 22, 2014

Windy City Times – Ribbon cutting at LGBTQ-friendly apartment [99]
October 10, 2014

The Gazette Democrat – A tragedy which never should be forgotten [100]

September 4, 2014

Inside Booster – Adoptees stills struggle to obtain birth records outside of Illinois [101]

August 20, 2014

The Illinois Observer – OP-ED: Feigenholtz-Murphy Quinn Should Veto Uber Rideshares Bill [102]

July 17, 2014

The State Journal Register – Quinn signs adoptee rights bill [103]

July 9, 2014

Fox 2 – Quinn to sign bill expanding adoptees rights [104]

July 9, 2014

Chicago Tribune – New legislation gives adoptees more access to history and Illinois at the front of a cause [105]

July 9, 2014

WGN 720 – Gov Pat Quinn in Studio to sign a new adoption bill [106]

July 9, 2014

WTTW Chicago Tonight – Illinois Adoptees Mark Anniversary [107]

July 7, 2014

Windy City Times – Temple Sholom hosts Pride event and honors [108]

June 24, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – Sneed 11-year-old thrilled her dad and daddy finally getting married [109]

June 19, 2014

Chicago Tribune – Illinois Child Welfare Group Recognizes Legislators Fight against Child Abuse [110]

June 18, 2014

DNAinfo Chicago –  Weiss Hospital Senior Health Fair Coming Thursday [111]

June 17, 2014

DNAinfo Chicago – Women’s Health Fair to Offer Free Fitness, Self Defense Classes Saturday [112]

June 12, 2014

DNAinfo Chicago – Fire Sprinkler Mandate Doused After Fire Marshal Politicians Stand Down [113]

June 2, 2014

Marina City Online – State fire marshal agrees to collaborate on any sprinkler mandate [114]

May 31, 2014

NBC Chicago – Fire Marshal Concedes on High Rise Sprinkler Mandate [115]

May 30, 2014

Inside Booster – Feigenholtz, Cullerton, and Weiss Memorial Hospital Host Senior Health Fair  [116]

May 28, 2014

Marina City Online – 6,000 signatures on Feigenholtz sprinkler petition [117]

May 25, 2014

Thresholds – Thresholds, Mental Health Advocates Laud Passage of The Custody Relinquishment Prevention Act [118]

May 22, 2014

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin – Adoptees praise birth certificate statute for revealing family history [119]

May 22, 2014

The State Journal-Register – Adopted adults to celebrate Illinois’4 year old access law [120]

May 20, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – Adoptees praise Illinois law giving access to their birth records [121]

May 19, 2014

Chicago Now – Illinois SB 648 tabled for now but keep your eyes on Springfield [122]

May 16, 2014

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz, Williams, and Cullerton to Host Women’s Health and Resource Fair [123]

May 14, 2014

Windy City Times – State rep Jakobsson honored at Chicago House show [124]

May 6, 2014

Windy City Times – Inaugural ONE Northside convention looks at homelessness [125]

May 6, 2014

JUF News – Chicago Jewish leaders discuss funding concerns on annual Springfield mission [126]

May 2, 2014

Comcast SportsNet – Legalizing Pot in Illinois: Why Delay the Inevitable?  [127]

April 29, 2014

Chicago Reader – Elected officials say its time for Illinois to move towards legalizing marijuana [128]

April 28, 2014

Quincy Journal – Home Builders, Illinois House look to weaken Fire Marshal [129]

April 14, 2014

USA Today – S.C.’s sealed adoptions a roadblock in quest for truth [130]

April 13, 2014

Chicago Tribune – High-rise sprinkler bill stalls in Illinois House [131]

April 13, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – House narrows authority of state conservation police [132]

April 10, 2014

Illinois Times – Illinois may end ‘planned abandonment’ [133]

April 3, 2014

Chicago Tribune – Letters to the Editor  [134]

April 1, 2014

Loop North News – Legislation introduced to extinguish high rise sprinkler mandate [135]

March 28, 2014

Crain’s Chicago Business  – Illinois Rep Feigenholtz on attack with Chicago high rise sprinkler bill [136]

March 27, 2014

DNA Info – High-Rise Sprinkler Mandates Would Be Blocked Under Proposed State Law [137]

March 27, 2014

Windy City Times – Vernita Gray: A community remembers  [138]

March 26, 2014

Progress Illinois –  Illinois Lawmakers Hold Public Discussion on Concealed Carry Law’s Potential Effect on Small Businesses [139]

March 14, 2014

CBS Chicago – Illinois Lawmaker: Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Inevitable Here [140]

February 21, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times – LGBTs taking nothing for granted [141]

February 15, 2014

Chicago Tribune –  Opinion: America the smoke free [142]

February 10, 2014

Windy City Times – Feigenholtz Welcomes Buffett Place to Lakeview [143]

February 4, 2014

Windy City Times – Planned Parenthood, civic leaders mark 40 years of Roe v. Wade [144]

January 24, 2014

Uptown Update – Let CUB help you lower your utility bills [145]

January 14, 2014

Windy City Times –  Lawmakers meet in Lakeview on concealed carry  [146]

December 31, 2013

WGN TV – Concealed carry law draws near [147]

December 31, 2013

DNA Info – Lakeview’s State Lawmakers Push to Ban Guns in Businesses That Serve Booze  [148]

December 30, 2013

DNA Info – Confused About Concealed-Carry? Officials to Host Small-Business Event  [149]

December 29, 2013

AARP Illinois – State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz chosen as AARP Illinois’ Legislator of the Year [150]

December 13, 2013

Huffington Post – James McIntyre’s Story From The Let Love Define Family Series [151]

December 13, 2013

CornerStone Media Online – Insurance Premiums: Affordable Care Act [152]

December 12, 2013

ChicagoPride.com – Rep. Feigenholtz collecting holiday food donations for Lakeview Pantry [153]

November 21, 2013

BuzzFeed – Illinois Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill into Law [154]

November 20, 2013

DNA Info – Rep. Feigenholtz Taking Thanksgiving Food Donations for Lakeview Pantry [155]

November 20, 2013

Chicago Mag – Read a Foster Child’s Plea for Gay Marriage  [156]

November 6, 2013

Chicago Tribune – Illinois Lawmakers approve gay marriage in historic vote  [157]

November 6, 2013

Windy City Times – House and Senate pass marriage bill; bill goes to governor  [158]

November 6, 2013

NBC Chicago – Supporters Praise Same-Sex Marriage Decision  [159]

November 5, 2013

Red Eye – Lawmakers approve gay marriage in Illinois [160]

November 5, 2013

Carbonated TV – Equality At Last: Illinois To Become 15th State to Legalize Gay Marriage [161]

November 5, 2013

DNAInfo – Illinois House, Senate Pass Same-Sex Marriage Bill [162]

November 5, 2013

Chicago Tribune – Editorial: Shut down Internet adoptions: ‘Re-homing’ is for pets, not children [163]

October 31, 2013

Chicago Tribune – Letter to the Editor: No need for underground adoption [164]

October 31, 2013

Chicago Tribune – State lawmakers hold hearing on adoption reform: House committee focuses on problem of ‘re-homing’ [165]

October 29, 2013

Reuters – Illinois State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz listens to testimony on adoption at House [166]

October 29, 2013

DNAInfo – Affordable Care Act: Feigenholtz Hosting Session to Help With Enrollment [167]

October 10, 2013

Windy City Times – Marriage co-sponsor: Call the measure [168]

October 9, 2013

Lake View Patch – Feigenholtz Offering Health Insurance Help in Lake View [169]

September 30, 2013

PRWeb – Harmony Health Plans Host Chicago Open House [170]

September 12, 2013

DNAInfo – State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Collecting Supplies For Elementary Schools [171]

August 15, 2013

CBS This Morning – Birth Certificate Legislation Groundbreaking Change for Adopted in Ill. [172]

August 12, 2013

NWI – Fire Marshal Withdraws Sprinkler Proposal [173]

August 2, 2013

AP – Unsealed Birth Records Give Adoptees Peek at Past [174]

July 28, 2013

Examiner – Governor Quinn Signs $12B Medicaid Bill That Covers 342K More Low-Income Adults [175]

July 22, 2013

Forest Park Patch – Lighford, Feigenholtz Vote Against Overriding Quinn’s Concealed Carry Veto [176]

July 9, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Sponsored Measure to Protect Early Intervention Services Becomes Law [177]

July 3, 2013

Chicagopride.com – 44th Annual Chicago Pride Parade draws record crowds [178]

June 30, 2013

Windy City Times – Pols Join with Illinois Unites Contingent [179]

June 30, 2013

Windy City Times – Pols Join with Illinois Unites Contingent [180]

June 29, 2013

Feigenholtz Issues Statement on Supreme Court DOMA Decision [181]

June 26, 2013

Huffington Post Blog – Moving Forward on Marriage Equality in Illinois [182]

June 7, 2013

WBEZ – Construction begins on Midwest’s first affordable housing for LGBTQ seniors [183]

June 3, 2013

Crain’s Business – Illinois House approves Medicaid expansion [184]

May 28, 2013

Windy City Times – Illinois House reinstates $3.5 million in AIDS funding [185]

May 28, 2013

Associated Press – Illinois House OKs Medicaid expansion, ‘puppy lemon’ law [186]

May 27, 2013

Crain’s Business – Medicaid Expansion Debate Ahead in Illinois House [187]

May 16, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Massages, Zumba a Part of Women’s Health and Resource Fair [188]

May 15, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz’s Senior Home Care Reforms Signed Into Law [189]

May 12, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz-Sponsored Measure Targets Violent Flash Mobs [190]

May 9, 2013

Lakeview Patch – The Long Journey to Change Minds About Marriage Equality [191]

May 6, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Officials Give Homeowners ‘Road Map’ to Decrease Property Taxes [192]

April 30, 2013

PR Newswire – AARP Commends House For Bipartisan Action On Supplemental Budget Bill [193]

April 18, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz-Supported Measure to Lower Property Taxes Passes House [194]

April 18, 2013

Medill Chicago – Illinois home care providers fear shutdown of agencies without supplemental funds [195]

April 16, 2013

Fox Illinois – Lawmakers Request Funding for Home Care Services [196]

April 12, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz: Spring Cleaning, Recycling Coming to District [197]

April 9, 2013

HRC Blog – Il. Rep. Feigenholtz Phonebanks for Marriage Equality [198]

April 5, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Legislation on Child Sex Offenders Wins Approval [199]

April 4, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Reminds Residents of Upcoming Satellite Office Hours in April [200]

March 31, 2013

Rebellious Magazine – Learning to Dance on the Edge of Authority [201]

March 25, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Mental Health Legislation Clears Hurdle [202]

March 13, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – YMCA Legislators Honor Feigenholtz [203]

March 11, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Reminds of Upcoming Satellite Office Hours [204]

February 27, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Officials Break Ground on $100M Advocate Hospital Addition [205]

February 13, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz Addresses the College of Complexes [206]

February 9, 2013

Lincoln Square Patch – Learn How to Appeal Your Property Tax at a North Side Workshop [207]

February 2, 2013

The Daily Illini – Change in Illinois Adoption Act Gives Adoptees Access to Original Birth Certificate [208]

January 30, 2013

Southtown Star – Adoptees Access to Original Birth Certificate [209]

January 27, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Rep to Boost Accessibility Via Satellite Hours [210]

January 26, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz: Home Heating Help Available Until the Money Runs Out [211]

January 12, 2013

Chicago Phoenix – Fourth Openly Gay State Representative Sworn in to Illinois Legislature; Feigenholtz Elevated [212]

January 9, 2013

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Invites Senior Citizens to Advisory Committee Meeting [213]

January 6, 2013

Lincoln Park Patch – Feigenholtz: “It’s Time for Illinois to Step Up” [214]

January 3, 2013

Inside Booster – Feigenholtz, Cappleman invite residents to Meet and Greet session [215]

January 2, 2013

Chicago Sun-Times – Shark Fin Off the Menu in Illinois; Ban Kicks in Jan. 1 [216]

December 31, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz, Cappleman Invite Residents to Meet and Greet Session [217]

December 21, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Homelessness Prevention Advocates Name Feigenholtz a “Partner in Change” [218]

December 17, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Feigenholtz Recognized for Women’s Health Advocacy [219]

December 4, 2012

Alton Daily News – Birth Certificate Law Celebrates Anniversary [220]

November 26, 2012

The Vital Voice – Equality Illinois Applauds States Recognition of Same Sex Surrogate Parents [221]

November 22, 2012

Illinois Observer – 8,000 Illinois Adults Get Birth Certificates for 1st Time [222]

November 13, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Rep. Feigenholtz Delivers Classroom Supplies to Local Schools [223]

November 5, 2012

Windy City Times – Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus Marks 30 Years [224]

October 17, 2012

Windy City Times – Legacy Walk Launches on Halsted Street [225]

October 11, 2012

Lakeview Patch – Chicago Politicians Talk Progress at LGBT Museum in Lake View [226]

October 11, 2012

Inside Booster – Lakeview Township Tax Assessment Event Draws SRO Crowd, Second Chance Planned for Sept. 13 [227]

September 5, 2012

ABC News – Illinois Governor Approves Strip Club ‘Skin Tax’ to Fund Rape Crisis Centers [228]

August 20, 2012

Windy City Times – Feigenholtz Performs Mock Wedding Ceremonies [229]

August 15, 2012

Uptown Update – Sara Feigenholtz Sponsors Property Tax Appeal Workshops [230]

August 14, 2012

Examiner – Quinn OKs Feigenholtz Bill to Permit Green Incorporations in Illinois [231]

August 13, 2012

Windy City Times – Politicians to Conduct Mock Same-Sex Marriages at Market Days [232]

August 1, 2012

Examiner – Governor Quinn signs law banning possession and sale of shark fins in Illinois [233]

July 2, 2012

East Peoria Times Courier – Gov. Quinn bans shark fins [234]

July 2, 2012

San Francisco Chronicle – Historic Illinois Legislation Protects Sharks [235]

July 1, 2012

Governor Quinn Signs Law Banning Possession and Sale of Shark Fins in Illinois [236]

July 1, 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Smoking issues top concerns at Condo Seminars [237]

July 2012

Chicago Tribune – Quinn to veto prisons funding, give more to DCFS [238]

June 29, 2012

Fox Illinois – Quinn says state going forward with expanding Medicaid in Illinois [239]

June 28, 2012

Chicago’s 43rd Pride Parade kicks off new route [240]

June 27, 2012

Inside-Booster – No smoking in your Condo? [241]

June 27, 2012

Huffington Post – Illinois HIV Funding: Advocates Protest Lawmakers’ ‘Gutting’ Of State Programs [242]

June 18, 2012

Chicago Tribune – Quinn says Medicaid cuts were needed to prevent collapse [243]

June 15, 2012

Examiner – Feigenholtz updates residents on Illinois Medicaid reform, now signed by Quinn [244]

June 14, 2012

Decatur Tribune – Governor Quinn Signs Law to Save Medicaid [245]

June 14, 2012

Inside-Booster – Rep. Feigenholtz & state of IL suffers through ‘most difficult session’ ever [246]

June 13, 2012

Chicago Pride – Rep. Feigenholtz, Central Lakeview Merchants Association host listening session [247]

June 11, 2012

Inside-Booster – Legislature approves measure to help IL entrepreneurs target bottom line of people-planet-profit [248]

June 6, 2012

Windy City Times – Letter to the Editor: Family Affair [249]

June 6, 2012

WisconsinHIV.com – “shameful reality…misplaced priorities” [250]

June 6, 2012

Progress Illinois – Not a Misprint: Homeless Services Expanded in New State Budget [251]

June 5, 2012

Medill Reports – Women’s health: A menu of options [252]

June 5, 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Feigenholtz Collecting Cell Phones for Soldiers During Military Appreciation Month [253]

June 1, 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Feigenholtz and Williams Hosting YMCA Women’s
Health and Resource Fair

June 1, 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Feigenholtz Legislation to Keep Day Care Centers Open Passes House [254]

June 1, 2012

Morris Daily Herald – Lawmakers vote to tax strip clubs, loosen campaign
finance rules

June 1, 2012

Examiner – Strip club tax bill awaits Governor Quinn’s signature [255]

May 31, 2012

WPSD – Ill. lawmakers pass strip club tax [256]

May 31, 2012

News Gazette – ‘Strip club tax’ sent to governor [257]

May 31, 2012

Chillicothe Times Bulletin – Lt. Gov. comments on strip club surcharge [258]

May 31, 2012

Chicago Sun Times – Strip club tax goes to Quinn [259]

May 31, 2012

Galesburg Register-Mail – Budget showdown looms between House and Senate [260]

May 30, 2012

Windy City Times – Illinois Medicaid changes could harm those with HIV [261]

May 29, 2012

Fox Illinois – Illinois Week in Review: Medicaid reform, eavesdropping limbo, respite for Rep. accused of bribery [262]

May 25, 2012

State Journal-Register – Legislature OKs Medicaid cuts; no vote yet on cigarette tax [263]

May 25, 2012

NBC Chicago – Illinois Health Care Vote Gets Closer [264]

May 25, 2012

Decatur Tribune – Governor Quinn issues statement on General Assembly passage of Medicaid rescue legislation [265]

May 25, 2012

Crain’s Chicago Healthcare – Illinois lawmakers slash Medicaid [266]

May 25, 2012

Chicago Tribune – Illinois legislature passes deep health care cuts [267]

May 25, 2012

Daily American News – Health care for poor slashed by lawmakers [268]

May 25, 2012

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – IL lawmakers slash health care for poor [269]

May 24, 2012

Pekin Times – Illinois lawmakers pass pieces of a Medicaid overhaul [270]

May 24, 2012

Evanston Now – Medicaid cuts come with catch [271]

May 24, 2012

Chicago Sun Times – Illinois House passes bill to cut $1.6 billion from Medicaid [272]

May 24, 2012

Belleville News-Democrat – Illinois Senate, House vote to slash Medicaid [273]

May 24, 2012

Legislature Votes to Eliminate Controversial Legislative Scholarship Program [274]

May 24, 2012

Alton Daily News – “Epic” Week Not Materializing [275]

May 23, 2012

Vermillion County First – Governor’s Medicaid Proposal Awaits Action [276]

May 23, 2012

The News-Gazette – Bill to cut Medicaid spending stalls over ‘technical’ problems [277]

May 23, 2012

Quincy Herald-Whig – Medicaid bill stalls; sponsors remain optimistic [277]

May 23, 2012

Illinois Issues Blog – Medicaid plan not quite ready [278]

May 22, 2012

Quincy Herald-Whig – Medicaid bill, cigarette tax hike to be next big vote for Illinois lawmakers [279]

May 22, 2012

Olney Daily Mail – Lawmakers consider expanded tobacco tax hike to fund Medicaid [280]

May 22, 2012

Crain’s Chicago Business – State Democrats offer $240 million in Medicaid cuts [281]

May 22, 2012

Chicago Tribune – House approves ban on legislative scholarships [282]

May 22, 2012

Chillicothe Times Bulletin – Governor urges lawmakers to act swiftly on Medicaid and pension restructuring [283]

May 21, 2012

Evanston Now – Quinn urges focus on pension, Medicaid reform [284]

May 21, 2012

Illinois Issues Blog – Cigarette tax is the linchpin for Medicaid reform plan [285]

May 21, 2012

Washington Examiner – Quinn’s Medicaid bill makes nearly $1.4B in cuts [286]

May 21, 2012

Illinois Statehouse News – Quinn to IL lawmakers: Focus on pension, Medicaid reform [287]

May 21, 2012

State Journal-Register – Quinn dismisses gambling as shiny distraction [288]

May 21, 2012

The Republic – Governor’s Medicaid bill cuts nearly $1.4B from program, leaves cigarette tax for later [289]

May 21, 2012

Examiner – Obama and gays: a marriage of convenience [290]

May 20, 2012

Chicago Tribune – Quinn signs bill to fund child care [291]

May 18, 2012

State Journal-Register – Illinois House OKs money for child-care program [292]

May 15, 2012

Natural Resource Defense Council Blog – Update: Illinois Shark Fin Ban Clears General Assembly [293]

May 15, 2012

Illinois Issues Blog – House to take up new spending for childcare providers [294]

May 15, 2012

Northwest Indiana Times – Cal City legislator urges officials, residents to push for day care centers’ funding rescue [295]

May 12, 2012

Rockford Register Star – Rockford adoptee among many to use Illinois’ open birth record law [296]

May 12, 2012

Legislature Approves Measure to Help Illinois Entrepreneurs Target Triple Bottom Line of People, Planet and Profit [297]

May 11, 2012

Illinois Observer – Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Wins House Approval of Green Business Bill [298]

May 11, 2012

My Web Times – ‘It’s a really bad situation’ [299]

May 11, 2012

CNN iReport – State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Phone Bill Clinic Hosted by the Citizens Utility Board [300]

May 10, 2012

Windy City Times – Lakeview coalition discusses homeless, trans rights at meeting/a> [301]

May 9, 2012

Chicago Pride – Obama backs same-sex marriage [302]

May 9, 2012

Galesburg Register Mail – State-funded child care in jeopardy [303]

May 9, 2012

Chicago Tribune – Child care cuts may be averted [304]

May 8, 2012

Progress Illinois – Dwindling Resources for Low-Income Illinois Parents [305]

May 8, 2012

Daily Journal – State: Fund transfer sought to pay child care subsidies [306]

May 8, 2012

State Journal-Register – Our Opinion: Restore funds for child-care program [307]

May 8, 2012

NBC Chicago – Day Care Providers Stress Urgency Over Funding Gap [308]

May 7, 2012

Pantagraph – Shark fin raises concerns far from the ocean [309]

May 6, 2012

Northwest Indiana Times – Lawmaker: Legislature to consider bill to restore day care funding [310]

May 5, 2012

Rockford Register Star – Bill would avert break in Illinois child care funding [311]

May 5, 2012

Aledo Times – Fund transfer sought to pay child care subsidies [312]

May 4, 2012

Appleton Post Crescent – Shark fin raises concerns far from the ocean [313]

May 3, 2012

Human Rights Campaign Blog – All Children All Families Initiative Helping Illinois [314]

May 2, 2012

Examiner – Proposed Illinois Medicaid cuts put pressure on patients, providers and pols [315]

May 2, 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Feigenholtz Invites Residents to Free Self-Defense Seminar [316]

May 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Phone bill clinic helps residents save on phone bills [317]

May 2012

Digital Journal – Illinois State Senator Champions Shark Fin Bill with Support from Shark Stewards [318]

April 30, 2012

Inside Booster – Feigenholtz shares green legislation initiatives
with local students

April 25, 2012

Grab Magazine – Feigenhollz lnvites Residents to Free Self-Defense Seminar [319]

April 24, 2012

Chicago Pride – Letter to the Editor: Feigenholtz on HRC’s All Children – All Families program [320]

April 24, 2012

JUF News – Jewish community leaders participate in annual Springfield Mission [321]

April 20, 2012

Illinois Statehouse News – Quinn calls for cuts, cig tax hike to tackle IL Medicaid costs [322]

April 19, 2012

Chicago Tribune – Glimpses of Illinois Medicaid cuts emerge [323]

April 19, 2012

Chicago Phoenix – Howard Brown addresses financial turnaround, expanding services [324]

April 17, 2012

Washington Examiner – Medicaid group strains for $2.7 billion in cuts [325]

April 15, 2012

Feigenholtz Seeks Budget Ideas at Satellite Offices [326]

April 10, 2012

Windy City Times – AIDS: Advocates push against healthcare budget cuts [327]

April 4, 2012

Chicago Pride – Coffee & Conversation with State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz [328]

April 2, 2012

Lakeview Newspaper – Feigenholtz Asks Local Volunteers to Join
Sierra Club Earth Day Cleanup

April 2012

Adoption Find – Illinois Adoptee Access to OBCs Stands, Additional Access Stalls [329]

March 30, 2012

State Journal-Register – Pro-life, pro-choice Democrats split over ultrasound rule [330]

March 29, 2012

The Republic – Illinois House sets tight spending limits requiring cuts to Medicaid, schools, more [331]

March 29, 2012

State Journal-Register – House members want to use future tax receipts to pay old bills [332]

March 29, 2012

FOX Chicago – 2,000 Teens in Chicago Are Homeless [333]

March 29, 2012

CNBC – Illinois House approves austere spending limits [334]

March 29, 2012

Chicago Pride – Feigenholtz hosts supply drive benefiting Broadway Youth Center [335]

March 29, 2012

Shark Stewards Launches Shark Protection Campaign in Chicago [336]

March 28, 2012

Windy City Times – Feigenholtz to host supply drive for Broadway Youth Center [337]

March 28, 2012

Grab Magazine – Feigenholtz Asks Local
Volunteers to Join Sierra Glub Earth Day Cleanup

March 27, 2012

CBS Local – Illinois Ultrasound Bill: Battle Rages On In Controversial House Bill’s Amendments [338]

March 23, 2012

Huffington Post – Illinois Ultrasound Bill: Battle Rages On In Controversial House Bill’s Amendments [339]

March 22, 2012

Windy City Times – AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, Windy City Times Advocates of Year [340]

March 21, 2012

Daily Herald – Bill introduced addressing smoking in condominium units [341]

March 13, 2012

New Bill Targets Mob Activity [483]

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