NorthShoreRealtorsGreat discussion with women realtors from the North Shore yesterday!

Pictured on the left include Rep. Carol Sente, Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

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Elawa Farms RI recently had the wonderful opportunity of spending some time at Elawa Farm in Lake Forest.

With the help of some ComEd volunteers, we replanted a garden, picked and pruned tomato bushes, and picked onions.

To read more about Elawa Farm and the Elawa Farmers Market, click here!

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DeerfieldReviewBelow is an excerpt from a recent Deerfield Review article regarding Senator Julie Morrison. To read the entire article, please click here.

While some of her colleagues were dealing with high-profile legislation like pension reform and gay marriage, Morrison said she stuck to issues where she felt she could make a difference. Now boat operators will be treated with more scrutiny and political appointees will be held more accountable. All four proposals passed unanimously or with overwhelming majorities.

“All the oxygen this session was sucked out of the air by the big issues,” Morrison said. “I sought issues important to me (where) I felt I could persuade my colleagues and chip away at some of the issues that affect everyday lives but don’t make the headlines every morning.”

 

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“Parents shouldn’t have to make a choice between keeping their children and abandoning them to get them the mental health care they need.” - State Senator Julie Morrison

052114CM0012RSPRINGFIELD – A new law should help end a disturbing trend: parents turning their children over to the Department of Children and Family Services because it is the only way the kids can get the mental health care they need.

Parents who make this heart-wrenching choice have usually already exhausted every other option. Their private insurance refuses to pay any more, but they make too much money to qualify for Medicaid.

The new law will give exhausted parents the ability to get state assistance without giving up their children to the foster care system.

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