Feigenholtz supports energy measure protecting lives of Illinoisans

SPRINGFIELD – After a comprehensive clean energy package passed the General Assembly following years of negotiations, State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) released the following statement: “Illinois is creating a strong path forward by passing legislation that addresses the ongoing climate crisis. With the state on track to 100% clean energy, we are protecting the lives of Illinoisans into the future. “Today Illinois became a

New law protects the right of youth in care to talk to the press

SPRINGFIELD – Youth in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services can now express themselves more freely, thanks to a measure sponsored by State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) that was signed into law Friday. “Youth in the care of DCFS should not be denied access to the media,” Feigenholtz said. “This legislation safeguards their basic right to freedom of speech.” Under

Feigenholtz law ensures more rights to adults with disabilities

SPRINGFIELD – Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities will have a less restrictive alternative to guardianship to support their daily living, thanks to a measure sponsored by State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) that was signed into law Friday. “Adults with disabilities deserve the opportunity to make decisions in how they live their daily lives when possible,” Feigenholtz said. “This law helps many people with