Rep. Didech Speaks at Stop EtO Rally in Gurnee

(Read the original article from the Lake County News-Sun here) Lake County Health Department officials announced Monday that they have completed preliminary plans for outdoor air quality monitoring outside two plants that use ethylene oxide, a cancer-causing gas. The announcement follows a Saturday afternoon protest in Gurnee that drew more than 100 people demanding action […]

Didech Announces Spring Holiday Food Drive

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – State Rep. Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is collaborating with the Vernon Township Food Pantry to collect canned and non-perishable food donations, including Kosher food for Passover, during the Passover and Easter holiday season. “When our families gather to celebrate this spring, it’s important we remember the less fortunate in our communities […]

Fall Veto Session Ends

The Illinois General Assembly ended its fall veto session on Thursday. Action was focused on overriding vetoes issued by outgoing Gov. Bruce Rauner. Several bills of interest to the IFT were considered, though some weren’t acted on in both chambers. The legislative landscape is expected to change dramatically in January when Democrats will hold a […]

Illinois General Assembly wraps up first week of fall work

Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois General Assembly convenes to conclude the first week of its fall session. The House and Senate on Thursday will continue working through consideration of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of legislation from earlier in the year. The Senate worked late Wednesday. It took up and voted to override vetoes […]