Avelar co-host virtual town hall on veto legislation

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As the year comes to an end, state Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is co-hosting a virtual town hall with state Sen. Connor to discuss legislative achievements during the fall veto session. The event will be held Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., via Zoom.

“We successfully ended veto session by passing bills we’re proud of and we want our residents to be proud of the work we’re doing in Springfield,” Avelar said. “Residents deserve to be informed, so we want to offer the space and opportunity to discuss our legislative accomplishments and answer any questions folks may have regarding veto session or the upcoming legislative session.”

Avelar and Connor will discuss bills that passed during the recent veto session, such as the Reimagining Electric Vehicles in Illinois Act (REV Act) and the Licensed Certified Professional Midwife Practice Act. Additionally, they will be speaking on constituent resources that are available for people in their districts and providing information on how their residents can get involved with their offices.

“As we discuss our achievements during the veto recap, we are also more than happy to hear any legislative ideas,” Avelar said. “This is the time to share any concerns or suggestions, so that we can work together in creating legislation that will benefit our district.”

Everyone who plans to attend must register. To register visit https://bit.ly/vetosessionrecap or call 815-372-0085. All residents are encouraged to attend.

News,Region: Joliet,Region: South Suburbs

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December 14, 2021 at 10:36PM

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