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Edly-Allen Pushes for State Support for Lake County Contact Tracing Funding, Local Jobs

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release May 19, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – Following Governor Pritzker’s announcement Monday that the state will launch a contact tracing program aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, issued the following statement: “I look forward to working with the […]
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Edly-Allen Highlights Opportunity for Students to Serve on Illinois Council

State Board of Education Advisory Council Applications Available Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release May 19, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, wants to invite local high school students to serve on the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Student Advisory Council.  High School students […]
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Self-Employed Workers Urged to Apply for Unemployment Benefits

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release May 13, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is bringing attention to new unemployment benefits available for self-employed workers and independent contractors. “Under normal circumstances, self-employed workers are not eligible for unemployment benefits, but for the first time ever these […]
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Edly-Allen Highlights Expanded Student Loan Relief During Pandemic

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release May 7, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is alerting residents of new expanded student loan relief measures and urging those struggling financially during the pandemic to reach out to their student loan servicers as soon as possible to […]
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Edly-Allen Named to Bipartisan COVID-19 Working Groups

Edly-Allen to Focus on Economic Recovery, Healthcare for Children and Families Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release May 6, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – To help local businesses and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is serving on bipartisan working groups focused on revitalizing the […]
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Editorial: Some Illinois lawmakers willing to stand up for democracy

The following editorial by the Daily Herald editorial board appeared on April 1, 2020. The political reality in Illinois — as in Congress, for that matter — is that nothing controversial gets a vote unless chamber leaders allow it and most lawmakers won’t vote on a controversial measure until their leaders tell them which lever […]
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Edly-Allen Reminds Residents of Online Secretary of State Services

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release April 24, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – As Illinoisans continue to practice safe social distancing, state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is reminding residents that certain drivers’ services through the Illinois Secretary of State’s office are available online during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. “Although the in-person service […]
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Mental Health Resources, ‘Call4Calm’ Line Highlighted

Rep. Edly-Allen Calls Attention to Help During COVID-19 Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen. For immediate release April 17, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – During the COVID-19 crisis, state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville is highlighting mental health resources available and encouraging residents to care for their mental health. “Tending to your mental health […]
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Thanking Our Health Care Workers & First Responders

We sincerely appreciate all who have displayed a yard sign honoring our front line workers so far. Currently we are out of signs. If you complete the form below, we will let you know if we are able to obtain more. Our health care workers and first responders are brave, compassionate, and vital. Please show […]
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Students Urged to Enter Contests Celebrating 19th Amendment

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release April 13, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – While local students are home from school, state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is alerting students of all ages of coloring, poster, illustration and essay contests that celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. “As a […]
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