August 18, 2016

Bertino-Tarrant picked for new bipartisan education funding commission

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, said she is looking forward to serving on a bipartisan commission tasked with reforming Illinois’ education funding system. Gov. Bruce Rauner announced last week the creation of the Illinois School Funding Reform Commission, which will consist of five legislators from each caucus and five educational experts. Bertino-Tarrant, who served as the regional school superintendent for …

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July 11, 2016

Bertino-Tarrant, AARP to hold event focused on prescription drug safety

PLAINFIELD – State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, and the AARP will be holding a Lunch and Learn event where attendees will learn how to speak with doctors and pharmacists to ensure they are using their prescription drugs as safely and effectively as possible. Lunch and Learn will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Plainfield Township Community Center, …

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July 11, 2016

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant Calls on Governor Rauner to Sign SB 2038

SHOREWOOD, IL – Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant called on Governor Rauner to sign SB 2038 – a $700 million human services appropriations bill – nearly forty days after the Senate Bill passed out of the House and Senate with unanimous bi-partisan support. “SB 2038 is a much needed bill that will deliver immediate relief to health-care providers who have operated for …

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July 11, 2016

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant Calls on Legislators to Return to Springfield

SHOREWOOD, IL – State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) issued the following statement after Moody’s Investors Service and S&P downgraded Illinois’ credit rating: “As legislators and leaders should see from yesterday’s downgrade by Moody and S&P, this is not a game. We have a job to do. While I’m encouraged by the progress of working groups which continue to meet, I …

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