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Edly-Allen Responds to Recent Reports Concerning Ex-Statehouse Lobbyist

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Jan. 16, 2020 Like so many throughout our state, I was deeply disturbed and appalled to learn about an alleged rape cover-up mentioned in lobbyist Michael McClain’s email. This behavior is utterly unconscionable and must not be tolerated within any level of […]
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Edly-Allen Invites Residents to Discuss Local, State Issues

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Jan. 3, 2020 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, is hosting two Mary on the Matters constituent meet-and-greet events in January. The first event will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Ela Township Office at 1155 E. Route […]
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Edly-Allen Fights to Cut Costs for Lifesaving Insulin

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Nov. 14, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Fighting to cut out-of-control costs to life-saving medical resources, state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, helped pass an initiative this week to cap monthly copays for insulin at $100. “Lowering the cost of life-saving medical resources is […]
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Seminar Explains Ways to Reduce Tax Bills

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Nov. 14, 2019 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – To help residents learn how to reduce their property tax bills, state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen. D-Libertyville, and Ela Township Assessor John Barrington recently hosted an informational meeting about the tax assessment process. “When I knock on […]
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Edly-Allen Delivers Women’s Supply Drive Donations

From the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Nov. 13, 2019 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, recently delivered supplies collected through her women’s supply drive to benefit Lake County Haven. “Lake County Haven is a critical local resource for women in our community who are going through a crisis,” […]
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Edly-Allen Bill to Ban Ethylene Oxide Passes House

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Nov. 4, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation co-sponsored by state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, to phase out the use of ethylene oxide in sterilization facilities within 5 miles of schools and densely populated communities like those in Lake County passed the House […]
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Edly-Allen Legislation Brings Light to Food Insecurity in Illinois

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Oct. 31, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A resolution spearheaded by state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, takes aim at educating and creating greater public awareness of how food insecurity affects the residents of Illinois. “One in nine Illinoisans struggle with food insecurity, and […]
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Respiratory Association Names Edly-Allen ‘Lung Health Leader’

Press release from the Office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Oct. 30, 2019 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – The Respiratory Health Association recently named state Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, a “Lung Health Leader” for her work advancing legislation that protects the health and well-being of Illinoisans. “My family is one of millions that has […]
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Rep. Edly-Allen Visits Long Grove, Lake Zurich Schools

From the office of State Representative Mary Edly-Allen For immediate release Oct. 23, 2019 LIBERTYVILLE–Visiting schoolchildren throughout the 51st district is a favorite part of the job for Rep. Edly-Allen, a former schoolteacher. She explains the process for getting a bill passed into law, and other aspects of state government, and answers questions. Rep. Edly-Allen […]
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Edly-Allen Hosts Town Hall on Vaping Dangers

Press release from the Office of Representative Mary Edly-Allen Oct. 22, 2019 For immediate release LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen, D-Libertyville, partnered with local law enforcement and healthcare experts to host an informational town hall meeting on the dangers of vaping devices and e-cigarettes. “As a former teacher, education and protecting the health […]
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