Category: 3rd District News

31st Ward welcomes #PlayStreetsChicago
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31st Ward welcomes #PlayStreetsChicago

Another great initiative for the community from the Chicago Department of Public Health, Alderman Milly Santiago – 31st Ward and I welcomed Commissioner Dr. Julie Morita to celebrate another great #PlayStyreetsChicago event. A part of the Chicago Department of Public Health’s Healthy Chicago, PlayStreets Chicago encourages neighborhood organizations and residents to join their neighbors in getting active and moving....

July 31, 2017July 31, 2017by
Peruvian Festival Chicago
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Peruvian Festival Chicago

At the Peruvian Festival Chicago with Alderman Milly Santiago – 31st Ward to join the celebration with our Peruvian brothers and sister at an event that has brought much pride and enjoyment to people from all Latin-American heritages. Please let us know what issues are important to you and don’t forget to sign up for my news letter to...

July 31, 2017July 31, 2017by
Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic – 31st Ward.
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Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic – 31st Ward.

For many of us, our #pets are members of the #family, and their well-being is important to us. Congratulations to Alderman Milly Santiago – 31st Wardfor putting this event together for the residents of the #31stward and our thanks to the Chicago Animal Care and Control and all the #volunteers who help make this event possible. What a great turn out at this low-cost vaccination...

July 31, 2017July 31, 2017by
Future Energy Jobs Act – FEJA
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Future Energy Jobs Act – FEJA

State Representative Luis Arroyo joined the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) Workforce Development Jobs Training Programs press conference to announce the six social service agencies that will receive funding to provide energy job training. The six agencies include the National Latino Education Institute (NLEI), Chicago Urban League, Austin People’s Action Center, ASPIRA, HACIA, and Chatham Business Association. They will develop training programs related to...

July 31, 2017August 5, 2017by
Why Gov. Rauner Must Sign SB1 – Education Funding Reform
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Why Gov. Rauner Must Sign SB1 – Education Funding Reform

Here are some great reasons why Governor Bruce Rauner must sign #SB1 Thank you for caring; Funding IL’s Future, Advance Illinois, Citizens For Education, Educators for Excellence, Illinois for Educational Equity, Gamaliel of Metro Chicago, Faith Coalition for the Common Good, Latino Policy Forum, Lulac of Illinois, LULAC, Quad County Urban League, Pilsen Neighbors Community Council, Illinois Vision 20/20, Springfield Urban League, Inc., Illinois Principals Association, Teach Plus, The Urban Muslim Minority Alliance (UMMA)...

July 27, 2017July 27, 2017by
Healy Metra Station – Construction has begun
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Healy Metra Station – Construction has begun

Metra officially started construction of the USD 7.3 million renovation project for Healy Station on the Milwaukee North Line. “One of my top priorities is to bring job opportunities to our community and improve access to public transportation,” Arroyo said. “This renovation project will not only expand economic opportunity in our neighborhood but it will also provide...

July 17, 2017July 18, 2017by
Colombian Fest – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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Colombian Fest – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Representative Luis Arroyo gathered at the Personal PAC event in support of Bill #HB40 with Senator Tom Cullerton, Rep. Greg Harris, Terry Cosgrove and former State Rep. Julie Hamos among many other friends. #HB40 #ForABetterIllinois #WomensRights     Luis Arroyo was born June 13, 1954, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. At 5 years old Luis and his family migrated to Brooklyn, New York where he attended PS156 until he...

July 17, 2017July 18, 2017by
Personal PAC event in support of Bill #HB40
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Personal PAC event in support of Bill #HB40

Representative Luis Arroyo gathered at the Personal PAC event in support of Bill #HB40 with Senator Tom Cullerton, Rep. Greg Harris, Terry Cosgrove and former State Rep. Julie Hamos among many other friends. #HB40 #ForABetterIllinois #WomensRights     Luis Arroyo was born June 13, 1954, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. At 5 years old Luis and his family migrated to Brooklyn, New York where he attended PS156 until he...

July 17, 2017July 18, 2017by
Rep. Luis Arroyo – Our new website.
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Rep. Luis Arroyo – Our new website.

I’m pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! After two months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on July 17, 2017. www.reparroyo.com Please sign up for my Newsletter or like my Facebook page to stay up to date. My goal with this new website is...

July 17, 2017July 18, 2017by
Equal Pay for Equal Work
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Equal Pay for Equal Work

Equal Pay for Equal Work – HB 2462 Women deserve equal pay for equal work, and I will do everything in my power to end barriers to discrimination for working-class women. But in Illinois, women working full time are typically paid just 79 percent of what men are paid for doing the same job, and...

May 28, 2017July 18, 2017by