Senators Gillespie, Feigenholtz and HunterCHICAGO – To help keep housing costs reasonable for working families, legislation championed by State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) that encourages the development of affordable housing units was signed into law.

“Renters across the state are counting on us to keep their communities affordable,” Gillespie said. “This plan creates a long-term strategy for affordable housing and provides stability for working people.”

Read more: Long-term strategy for affordable housing made law

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Tax calculationsARLINGTON HEIGHTS – To ensure that tax increment financing (TIF) dollars are used responsibly, a plan introduced by State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) that expands required reporting by municipalities to the Illinois Comptroller was signed into law.

“Taxpayers deserve to know exactly how TIF developments could affect their property taxes,” Gillespie said. “Our plan will keep developers and local governments honest, and create a transparent process that shows residents whether goals are being met.”

Read more: Gillespie TIF transparency measure signed into law

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Town Hall Forum 7-22ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) and State Rep. Mark Walker (D-Arlington Heights) are inviting residents to join them for a legislative town hall forum on Thursday, July 22.

The community forum will take place at 7 p.m. at the School District 25 building, 1200 S. Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights. All residents are welcome to attend to learn about the latest from Springfield and engage in a civil discussion on legislative matters.

Read more: Gillespie, Walker to host legislative town halls

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BooksARLINGTON HEIGHTS – To encourage students to read over summer break, State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) is hosting a Summer Book Club in partnership with local libraries.

“Students of all ages can avoid summer learning loss by engaging with a series of good books,” Gillespie said. “This program will reward young readers with the best our local libraries and parks have to offer this summer.”

Read more: Gillespie kicks off Summer Book Club

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