Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Tax relief program helps senior citizens struggling to pay Cook County property taxes

A program administered by the Cook County Treasurer’s Office assists senior citizens who are hard-pressed to pay their property taxes. Seniors whose annual household income is $55,000 or less can…

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Rep. Stephens Initiative to Eliminate the Need to Reapply for Senior Homestead Exemption Signed into Law

Chicago…State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) co-sponsored initiative to make the reapplication for the Senior Homestead Exemption automatic was signed into law by the Governor today. “Mandating that seniors reapply for…

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Update: Kennedy Expressway Graffiti

My office has received numerous emails and phone calls concerning the graffiti on the noise abatement walls currently under construction along Kennedy Expressway near Cumberland and Canfield. I have been…

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is requesting applications for grants to enhance an existing street intervention program (provide additional services) or expand an existing street intervention program (serve more high-risk…

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
New Laws Take Effect on January 1, 2020

A wide range of new state laws take effect on January 1, 2020. Here is what you need to know – HB 38:Enhances criminal penalties for violence committed in a…

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
State Rep. Brad Stephens Co-Sponsors ‘Sweepstakes’ Machine Ban

Chicago…In response to recent news stories uncovering alleged corruption relating to the sweepstakes machine industry, State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) has co-sponsored legislation to ban them under Illinois’ video gaming…

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Rep. Stephens 2019 Ethics Survey

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Rep. Stephens 2019 Veto Session Recap

Dear Neighbor, I hope this legislative update finds you and your family well. As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity…

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Rep. Stephens Hosting Special Evening for First Responders and Their Families

Chicago, IL…. State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) is honored to invite first responders and their families to a unique event free of charge; the First Responders Story Showcase. The showcase…

Monday, November 4, 2019
Rep. Stephens Wraps Up Senior Driving Seminars

Over the past few weeks Rep. Stephens hosted three successful senior driving seminars in Niles, Norridge, and Chicago. “I’m thrilled we were able to host such beneficial classes for over…