Today, I voted to freeze property taxes when the House debated and voted upon Floor Amendment #1 to House Bill 695, which was crafted from proposals in Gov. Bruce Rauner's Turnaround Agenda. The legislation called for a permanent statewide property tax freeze for all units of local government in order to provide suburban homeowners with immediate relief from skyrocketing property taxes.
I'd like to wish all mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, aunts and guardians a very Happy Mother's Day. It is an important job to raise children in a kind, loving and instructive manner. Thank you for what you do and may you enjoy this day in your honor.
As of today, my full-time constituent service office has moved to a new convenient location within our community. If you are seeking assistance or want to stop by to share your opinion on a state issue, you can now find us on the second floor of the Vernon Hills Park District's Laschen Center, located at 294 Evergreen Drive in Vernon Hills. Of course, you can still communicate with me via email at RepSente@gmail.com or by phone at 847-478-9909 at any time.
This week, I co-hosted a bipartisan dinner for freshmen legislators that was a huge success. This is an activity I initiated because of all the questions I had when I came to Springfield and sought a more collegial atmosphere, where new members could ask these questions and discuss effective ways to represent their constituents. While both parties do some training of members early in session, we have found that there is an important need for continual education. Our goal with these dinners is to mentor the new legislators, share some of our "pearls of wisdom" and most importantly, encourage w
It has been another interesting week in Springfield, as bills have started to gain momentum in the House/Senate due to the rapidly approaching deadlines. Budget committees have also begun meeting in small working groups to review appropriation requests line-by-line and develop a budget for Fiscal Year 2016, which begins on July 1, 2015.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Working to provide property tax relief for residents, state Representative Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is sponsoring legislation to streamline the senior citizens homestead exemption application and renewal process.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – As part of her ongoing mission to provide relief from skyrocketing property taxes, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, supported legislation to implement a statewide property tax freeze on Friday.
VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is inviting residents to share their legislative opinions at her Coffee Shop Stop on Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., at Market Square Restaurant, located at 600 W. Dundee Rd. in Wheeling.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, joined law enforcement agencies from across the state for the Annual Police Officers Memorial Ceremony outside of the Capitol earlier this week.
VERNON HILLS, Ill. – In continuation of her efforts to stay accessible to the community, state Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, announced that her full-time constituent service office has permanently relocated to the Laschen Community Center, located at 294 Evergreen Drive in Vernon Hills.