• 07/24/2015

    With the start of the state's new fiscal year on July 1, the most pressing issue is to get a budget resolution that both parties will pass and the governor will sign.

  • 07/10/2015

    Yesterday, I helped advance an essential services budget plan that would allow our state to preserve some of its most important functions as extended budget negotiations continue.

  • 05/22/2015

    As we begin Memorial Day weekend, please join me in honoring all members of the armed services; both those who have served and those who currently serve, as well as their families, for the sacrifices they have made and are making for our country. The commitment made by each soldier in defense of our freedom is one I am so thankful for every day, and especially on Memorial Day.

    As you enjoy a safe and extended weekend with your family and friends, I hope you will also join me in remembering the men and women who have given their lives in service of our country.

  • 05/15/2015

    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.

  • 05/14/2015

  • 07/30/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, partnered with the Chicago Zoological Society to bring the Brookfield Zoo experience to Vernon Hills for the second time, during the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County’s (SRACLC) annual Camp Family Day on Wednesday.

  • 07/29/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, helped local seniors cut high utility bills and locate unclaimed property Monday, partnering with the Village of Wheeling to bring the services of the Citizens Utility Board (C.U.B.) and the Illinois State Treasurer to the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center.

  • 07/28/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, issued the following statement after voting to decrease legislator salaries through the elimination of the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) received by General Assembly members for Fiscal Year 2016:

  • 07/23/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is teaming up with State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, to host a free Property Tax Appeal Workshop for residents of Wheeling Township on Tuesday, August 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Indian Trails Public Library, located at 355 Schoenbeck Rd. in Wheeling.

  • 07/22/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is partnering with the Citizens Utility Board (C.U.B.) and the Village of Wheeling to host a free Utility Bill Clinic for local families on Monday, July 27 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Wheeling Pavilion Senior Center, located at 199 N. 1st St. in Wheeling.

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