adult classroomARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Potential tutors who are interested in assisting adults with literacy and English language skills have an opportunity to volunteer for a state program that has awarded $235,000 to local adult literacy programs, State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) said.

“These programs help adults learn the language and reading skills needed to enter the workforce,” Gillespie said. “I encourage anyone needing help to connect with these programs so that they can have access to more employment opportunities in the future, and if you have the skills to help them, you should consider volunteering!”

Read more: Over $200,000 awarded to local adult literacy programs

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Vote by mailARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Voters can now safely cast their ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a new elections package supported by State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) that was signed into law.

“All citizens have a right to participate in our democracy without fear,” Gillespie said. “Given the public health challenges we face, expanding our vote by mail program will allow citizens to exercise their democratic rights without compromising their health.”

Read more: Gillespie: Vote by mail expansion will protect voters

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Commemorative coinSPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs and State Senators Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) and Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) announced a new commemorative state coin this week to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

Senate Joint Resolution 28, sponsored by Gillespie and Hunter, authorized the State Treasurer to issue a coin to celebrate the landmark moment in history. The measure was approved unanimously by the General Assembly during the 2019 legislative session.

Read more: Gillespie, Hunter announce commemorative coin celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote

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Senator GillespieARLINGTON HEIGHTS – State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) looks forward to the relief the budget will provide for residents struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic following the budget signing by the governor today.

“With the pandemic placing many people out of work, we have prioritized improving our unemployment system and funding economic assistance programs to get people through this crisis,” Gillespie said.

Read more: Gillespie: Budget will provide tangible relief for working families

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108D Capitol Building
Springfield IL 62706
Phone: 217-782-4471

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171 W. Wing St., #202
Arlington Heights IL 60005
Phone: 847-749-1880