Feigenholtz extends cocktails to-go through 2028

SPRINGFIELD – In an attempt to help shuttered restaurants, bars, and venues during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, State Senator Sara Feigenholtz championed a law permitting mixed drink delivery and takeout. To many establishments this effort was vital, enabling them to keep their doors open during the extended stay-at-home order. This week, Governor Pritzker signed a five-year extension for cocktails to-go into law so

Feigenholtz: An honor to be recognized as a champion of hospitality

CHICAGO – The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association honored state Senator Sara Feigenholtz with the prestigious Ambassador of Hospitality 2023 Award on Tuesday. “Advocating for the Illinois hospitality industry and its incredibly talented, resilient, and creative employees is a privilege and a joy,” Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) said. “Receiving the Ambassador of Hospitality Award from IHLA is truly an honor. The people in the hospitality industry

Feigenholtz: Budget lifts up Illinoisans while moving our economy forward

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) released the following statement in response to the Senate’s approval of the Fiscal Year 2024 state budget: “Today was a win for Illinoisans as we passed one of the boldest budget plans in recent years. Marked by robust investments in early childhood education, child care, evidence-based funding for schools and higher education, our budget restores strength in