• 08/21/2015

    It is back to school time! rn rnAs we begin the new school year, I wish all of the students of District 59 an engaging, instructive and safe start. Please remember our school zones, pedestrian crossings and buses will be once again be used on a daily basis. rnrnI look forward to seeing many of you as I visit classrooms and tour schools throughout the district this year.

  • 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.

  • 08/27/2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois will be a more competitive place to do business as a result of new laws sponsored by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, streamlining the state licensing and permitting processes.rn

  • 08/25/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – Reinforcing her ongoing commitment to public safety, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, participated in the inaugural meeting of the School Security and Standards Task Force on Monday. Sente helped create the task force of legislators, law enforcement officials and educators to form a comprehensive approach to school safety.

  • 08/20/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. - State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is partnering with state Sen. Terry Link, D-Waukegan and state Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, to host a "Developmental Disabilities: Ask the Experts!" discussion focused on issues faced by members of the developmentally disabled community. The event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sullivan Community Center, located at 635 Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills.

  • 08/18/2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Legislation introduced by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, to expand use of Advanced Placement (AP) exam credits for Illinois students is now law.

  • 08/12/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. –State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, will advocate for renewable energy expansion and green job creation as a member of the Utilization of Renewable Energy on State-Owned Properties Task Force.