When our nursing home staffs aren't afforded adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), that puts worker and resident lives in danger. PPE is scarce right now, but our frontline workers need these supplies in order to continue caring for those who need it the most.

That's why I joined my colleagues to to request information from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) regarding the amount of PPE that has been distributed to those nursing homes and the process by which it was distributed.

Here's our message:

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SPRINGFIELD – Residents interested in environmental causes are encouraged to join State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview) at an upcoming Environmental Town Hall, where panelists will discuss current legislation designed to protect natural resources and combat climate change.

“I’m thrilled to have this opportunity to communicate my ambitious legislative agenda to the eco-conscious residents of our community,” said Fine. “Protecting our wetlands, transitioning to clean energy and reducing the amount of trash in our landfills are all priorities this session.”

Other speakers include Rep. Robyn Gabel, Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and representatives from various local environmental groups. The event is hosted by the Illinois Environmental Council. The event is free and open to the public, and online registration is encouraged, but not required.

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IAPD 1GLENVIEW – The Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) awarded its Legislator of the Year Award to State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview) at its annual conference today.

"It is such an honor to receive this award from an organization whose goal is to improve the quality of lives in our communities," said Fine. "I am grateful our communities have so much to offer to improve our lifestyles and contribute to our health and well-being."

The IAPD is a nonprofit service, research and education organization that has served park districts, forest preserves, conservation, municipal park and recreation, and special recreation agencies since 1928. The association seeks to provide outstanding park and recreation opportunities, preserve natural resources and improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans.

Every year, the IAPD recognizes a legislator for their efforts to support and expand parks and recreation opportunities in Illinois. During her time in state government, Fine has supported numerous measures to advance environmental justice across the state, including establishing the Offshore Wind Energy Economic Development Policy Task Force and declaring Sept. 7, 2019, as Great Lakes Appreciation Day.

"It is always a privilege working with the Illinois Association of Park Districts. A healthy lifestyle is a happy lifestyle, and all you do nourishes the betterment of our communities," said Fine. "Thank you for this amazing honor."

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Town Hall Jan 21SPRINGFIELD – Residents can connect with State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview) and other elected officials at a town hall meeting tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook.

“I’m excited to hear from my neighbors and share my legislative agenda with them,” said Fine. “This legislative session is going to be a busy one, and I want to make sure I’m addressing the issues that matter most to my community.”

At the event, local legislators will update the public on their goals for the upcoming legislative session, which begins at the end of the month. They will also answer questions and take suggestions from attendees.

Fine and five other lawmakers are scheduled to attend:
• State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield)
• State Representative Bob Morgan (D-Deerfield)
• State Representative Jonathan Carroll (D-Northbrook)
• State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D-Glenview)
• State Representative Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston)

The event is free and open to the public, but Fine encourages those who plan to attend to register for the event online.

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Springfield Office:
M115 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-2119

District Office:
1812 Waukegan Road
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Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 998-1717

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