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Rep. Edly-Allen Meets Environmentalists

Rep. Edly-Allen welcomed community members and Illinois Environmental Council Legislative Director Colleen Smith to the Libertyville Civic Center on April 25. Discussion focused on current environmental legislation and local priorities for future green jobs, sustainability, and conservation initiatives.
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Mary on the Matters Is Saturday, May 18

Do you have a question about what’s going in with the Legislature in Springfield? Stop by the Koffee Kup to ask Rep. Mary Edly-Allen about the state and local issues that matter to you. This casual event from 9-10 a.m. is a great way to get to know your new state representative in a relaxed […]
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Legislators help women pursuing a return to education with scholarships

The Conference of Women Legislators, a bipartisan, bicameral, nonprofit organization of women legislators in the Illinois General Assembly, announce their 2019-2020 Scholarship Award Program. It created the scholarship program as part of its mission to promote economic independence, community service and leadership development. Rep. Kathleen Willis, the chairwoman of the scholarship committee, announces that scholarships […]
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Edly-Allen Passes First Bill; Strengthens Discussion on Career Opportunities for Students

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A measure lead by state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, to strengthen discussions school college and career counselors have with students regarding post-secondary options passed out of the Illinois House of Representatives with widespread bipartisan support on Wednesday. “As a former educator and mother, I know the important role school counselors play in […]
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Alum Mary Edly-Allen Sworn In to Illinois House of Representatives

After a campaign championing education and an election night full of drama, National Louis University alum Mary Edly-Allen ’16 has taken her seat in the Illinois House of Representatives. Edly-Allen, of Libertyville, ran for the House seat from Illinois’ 51st district, which covers portions of Lake County. She earned her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction […]
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New Illinois Laws in 2019

Guns, hemp, and stalking are among the themes of the more than 250 new Illinois laws signed by Governor Bruce Rauner that took effect on New Year’s Day. We took a look at some of the biggest changes to come out of Springfield in the past year, and how they’ll affect life in the Prairie […]
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