Feigenholtz, Chicago officials host town hall as violence increases

CHICAGO – To inform residents about electronic monitoring, State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) held a discussion with Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and other Chicago officials Monday to discuss electronic monitoring. “All of our offices are hearing from concerned constituents who are worried about the surge in crime and asking questions about our criminal justice system,” Feigenholtz said. “We hosted this webinar in the

Let’s tell the truth about Illinois’ anti-boycott law

A guest op-ed in the  January 3, 2022 issue of Crain’s Chicago Business mischaracterizes Illinois’ anti-BDS Law. I know because I wrote it. Illinois has a storied history of ensuring that our public pension investments align with our state’s public policy objectives. For example, Illinois law prevents public pension funds from investing in companies that assist Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, companies that contract

Feigenholtz: We are protecting the personal reproductive health decisions of young women

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) released the following statement after the Youth Health and Safety Act passed the Senate Tuesday: “The Youth Health and Safety act will modernize and improve the path for young women by protecting their personal reproductive health decisions. This measure is focused on people that are living very complex lives and often have been victims of incest, rape,