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HB168 passes the House & Senate, advancing animal welfare in IL

By Sammie Reinstein, Summer Internship Communications Team Representative Didech was the chief sponsor of HB168, an animal welfare bill which amends the Humane Care for Animals Act, expanding the power of courts and law enforcement to prohibit people convicted of animal cruelty crimes from owning animals in the future. Under this bill, in addition to […]

HB160 and HB169 pass in the House & the Senate

By Sammie Reinstein, Summer Internship Communications Team These bills make it easier on students to participate in religious traditions. During this past legislative session, Representative Didech was the chief sponsor of two bills – HB160 and HB169 – that amend the School Code to better enable students to participate in their religions by relieving administrative […]

Didech Celebrates Wins from this Legislative Session

By Catherine Cabrera, Summer Internship Communications Team The spring 2021 legislative session wrapped in June, and many of the bills sponsored by State Representative Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, passed in both houses of the General Assembly. These are currently awaiting Governor Pritzker’s signature to officially make them law. Bills sponsored by Didech that recently passed […]

Thanking Our Health Care Workers & First Responders

Our health care workers and first responders are brave, compassionate, and vital. Please show your support with these yard signs, which are free and will be safely delivered to your home. To request one, complete the form below.

Lake County State Representatives Call on County Board to Provide Property Tax Relief

Today, State Representatives, Daniel Didech (D – Buffalo Grove), Rita Mayfield (D- Waukegan), Bob Morgan (D – Deerfield) and Joyce Mason (D-Gurnee) are urging the Lake County Board to take action to provide property tax relief to Lake County residents facing economic turmoil as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Section 21-40(c)(1)(a) of the Property […]

Petition: Lower the absurdly high property tax in Vernon Hills

As students at Vernon Hills High School, we personally felt and have heard from others the disastrous effects of the unnecessarily high property taxes in Lake County and Vernon Hills. These property taxes are making it hard to attract new residents and businesses, while also driving people out of the area. Complete petition at www.change.org.

Didech Applauds Passage of Drainage District Consolidation

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – State Rep. Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is celebrating a victory in his mission to consolidate units of government as both chambers of the General Assembly passed a bill to eliminate unnecessary drainage districts in Illinois. “Illinois has more overlapping layers of government than any other state, and all those layers cost […]

Didech Applauds Passage of Jury Equality Bill

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – State Representative Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is applauding the passage of a bill that outlaws discrimination against LGBTQ individuals during the jury selection process in Illinois. “Illinois is a fantastic state when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights and equality, but fighting discrimination is an ongoing process,” said Didech. “I’m looking forward […]

Didech Celebrates Legislation Protecting Women’s Fundamental Rights

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Following the General Assembly’s passage of the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) last month, state Rep. Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is celebrating Illinois becoming a national leader in protecting a woman’s right to choose. “Illinois stands firmly on the right side of history by passing the Reproductive Health Act,” said Didech. “Illinois […]

Didech Rejects Legislative Pay Raise

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Leading by example to put Illinois back on track, state Rep. Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, rejecting a legislative pay raise included in the state budget and will be donating the extra money to local charities. “We did a lot of good work to move our state forward this session, but legislators […]