Governor signs Feigenholtz’s Business Improvement District legislation into law

Provides new tools for business corridor improvements A new law sponsored by State Senator Sara Feigenholtz provides a flexible financing tool for the bustling retail and hospitality district along the Magnificent Mile and across Chicago. “The Magnificent Mile, the gateway to high-end retail from Oak Street to Wacker Drive, is poised to overcome the challenges of the pandemic and evolving consumer habits,” said Feigenholtz

Feigenholtz works to expand DCFS scholarship for former youth in care

Students who are eligible for DCFS’ annual scholarship program may soon be able to use additional funds to pay for living expenses while earning a certificate or degree, thanks to a measure led by State Senator Sara Feigenholtz. “College students know how important it is for scholarships to be flexible and accessible,” said Feigenholtz (D-Chicago). “While more than 1,800 former youth in care have

Senator Feigenholtz presents Senate Bill 3679.

Chicago could soon benefit from Business Improvement Districts, thanks to Feigenholtz

To give downtown Chicago business owners a concrete path to address the needs of their communities and generate revenue that can be used to revitalize business corridors across the city, State Senator Sara Feigenholtz advanced legislation that would allow for the creation of Business Improvement Districts. “After three years of work, we are giving Magnificent Mile business owners the freedom to chart their own