Essential employeeSPRINGFIELD – Recognizing that essential employees and first-responders face increased risk of COVID-19 infections, State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) voted to extend a set of emergency provisions designed to streamline worker’s compensation.

“This pandemic has shown just how vulnerable working people are if they get sick on the job,” Gillespie said. “Essential workers and first-responders deserve a safety net, so they and their families are protected from the economic fallout of catching COVID-19.”

Read more: Gillespie moves to extend essential employee and first responder protections

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Holiday Cards for Our NeighborsARLINGTON HEIGHTS – State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) is collecting holiday cards for residents at Clearbrook and Little City community living centers.

Read more: Gillespie collecting holiday cards for Clearbrook, Little City residents

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mortgageARLINGTON HEIGHTS – To help young people facing student debt achieve home ownership, State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) is encouraging prospective homebuyers to apply for the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s (IHDA) SmartBuy mortgage assistance program.

“Young people have an opportunity to consolidate their student loan debt with a fixed rate mortgage,” Gillespie said. “At a time when home ownership is increasingly difficult to achieve, especially for those just starting out, this is a platform for success.”

Read more: Gillespie: New program could help first-time home buyers

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Little CityARLINGTON HEIGHTS – State Senator Ann Gillespie (D-Arlington Heights) announced today that Little City, a group home provider for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, will receive part of a $866,000 Capital Improvement Grant.

“This investment will bolster the vital support network the residents at Little City rely on,” Gillespie said. “Funding these programs will help Little City residents on a path toward independence and strengthen our community.”

Read more: Group home provider Little City awarded housing grant

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Springfield IL 62706
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