Senator Jacqueline Collins, Majority Caucus Whip, 16th Senate District

Dear friends,

As you think on charity and giving during this holiday season, I hope you'll consider participating in Operation Hope as it returns for 2019 this coming Tuesday, Dec. 10. Operation Hope provides meals for seniors, children and families in need. See the flyer below for more information and click on the image to view a larger version, or call 773-483-4300.

Sincerely,

State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins
16th Illinois Senate District

Senator Jacqueline Collins, Majority Caucus Whip, 16th Senate District

 

Dear Friends,

I write you after one of the most eventful and consequential legislative sessions of my career, and one sure to be remembered as historic. A new group of colleagues and a new governor tackled some of the biggest issues facing our state and took decisive action. In addition to raising the minimum wage, protecting women’s healthcare access, creating the most progressive and socially conscious cannabis legalization framework in the country and bringing income and tax relief to average Illinoisans, I also put forth several important maternal mortality initiatives with State Representative Mary Flowers.

 

Protecting families of color in the face of rising maternal and infant mortality

We have seen studies that show a college-educated black woman in a high-paying career is more likely to die as a consequence of childbirth than a white woman without a high school diploma. As infant and maternal mortality have risen in our country, this is a stark reminder that they are even worse for families of color. That’s why I sponsored a package of legislation in the Senate addressing the many factors leading to this problem.

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Senator Jacqueline Collins, Majority Caucus Whip, 16th Senate District

Dear Friends,

Cannabis legalization is under serious discussion in Springfield. This Saturday I'm happy to offer a wonderful opportunity to speak with sponsors of the legislation about what legalization would mean for state revenues, regulation, and questions of justice. See the flyer below for more details. You can click the image for a larger version.

Sincerely,

 

State Senator Jacqueline Collins
16th Illinois Senate District

Senator Jacqueline Collins, Majority Caucus Whip, 16th Senate District

 

Dear Friends,

Do you have a high school student who loves theater? Broadway In Chicago is offering theater students the chance to participate in an awards program and compete for a chance to receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York to learn and perform in the theatrical capital of the country. See the flyer below for more details, and click on the image for a larger version.

Sincerely,

 

State Senator Jacqueline Collins
16th Illinois Legislative District

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