Category: 3rd District News

Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago
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Who’s Who in Hispanic Chicago

Congratulations to Negocios Now and to Clemente Nicado for the excellent work they do on behalf of the Hispanic Community and thank you for this recognition. More about Negocios Now Founded in 2007 by Nicado Publishing Company, Negocios Now is a national award-winning publication and the Midwest’s most dynamic news source for growing Hispanic businesses, focusing primarily on business...

September 15, 2017September 15, 2017by
Hispanic Heritage Month – United States Hispanic Leadership Institute
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Hispanic Heritage Month – United States Hispanic Leadership Institute

Hispanic Heritage Month with USHLI The mission of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) is to fulfill the promises and principles of democracy by empowering minorities and similarly disenfranchised groups and by maximizing civic awareness and participation in the electoral process. USHLI is a Chicago-based national, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization, and a member of...

September 13, 2017September 13, 2017by
Preparandonos Para Irma
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Preparandonos Para Irma

  Preparándose para el huracán Irma Una de las tormentas más poderosas y jamás registradas en el Atlántico está en camino a Puerto Rico. Según los meteorólogos, el huracán Irma es una tormenta sin precedentes que podría llegar a la isla con una categoría 5 de fuerza. Esta es una tormenta que no hemos visto...

September 6, 2017September 6, 2017by
Preparing for Hurricane Irma
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Preparing for Hurricane Irma

Preparing for Hurricane Irma One of the most powerful Atlantic storms ever recorded is on its way to Puerto Rico.  According to meteorologists, this unprecedented Hurricane Irma might hit the island with category 5 strength. This is a storm we have not seen before and it is important to prepare for the worst case scenario....

September 6, 2017September 6, 2017by
1st Day of School – Mary Lyon Elementary School
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1st Day of School – Mary Lyon Elementary School

Education reform has always been at the top on my list because when it comes to our future there is not a better investment than the education of our children.  It was great to see parents and kids together today at Mary Lyons Elementary for their 1st day of school. I wish you all a...

September 5, 2017September 6, 2017by
Locke Elementary School – With Alderman Gilbert Villegas
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Locke Elementary School – With Alderman Gilbert Villegas

Congratulations and thank you to Alderman Gilbert Villegas of the 36th Ward and the students at Locke Elementary School for the renovation and replacement of the dirt and mud playing grounds with a new, beautiful field and the amazing playground.  Kids Josephine Locke EWlementaru School now have a safer environment for their recess and play time. #36thWard #Education...

September 2, 2017September 5, 2017by
Rep. Arroyo receives 100% “Environmental Champion” rating from the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC)
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Rep. Arroyo receives 100% “Environmental Champion” rating from the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC)

Rep. Arroyo receives 100% “Environmental Champion” rating from the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC)     Rep. Luis Arroyo is proud to receive the 100% “Environmental Champion” rating from the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) for his voting record on behalf of environmental laws and policies. The Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund engages in education and outreach and provides...

August 24, 2017August 24, 2017by
Ziemia Podhalanska Way
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Ziemia Podhalanska Way

Congratulations to our Polish community in Chicago.  A portion of Belmont street  was named “Ziemia Podhalanska Way” in honor of  The Highlands (southern region of Poland). Together we celebrated our differences, embraced our cultures, and we learned from each other because we care for each other. Gratulacje! reparroyo.com #PolishCommunity #Celebration #3rdDistrict  

August 15, 2017August 15, 2017by
TRUST ACT  to become  law in  Illinois
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TRUST ACT to become law in Illinois

Trust Act I commend Gov. Rauner for committing to sign the TRUST Act (SB-31) a bill that I proudly co-sponsored and voted for in the IL House of Representatives. The TRUST Act creates a bright line between local police and federal immigration agents and under this bill, local police cannot comply with immigration detainers and...

August 8, 2017August 8, 2017by
National Night Out – 25th District Chicago Police Department
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National Night Out – 25th District Chicago Police Department

I had a great time at the annual #NationalNightOut hosted by the 25th District Chicago Police Department, The National Night Out is a community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships to make our neighborhoods better places to live. Lots of families and kids enjoyed an event full of wonderful activities, free food, drinks, raffle prizes, live DJ, a...

August 3, 2017August 3, 2017by