Press Releases

  • 04/05/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is backing legislation to enable small and medium-sized businesses to receive state guidance on the use of cutting-edge technology capabilities they may have trouble affording, but badly require to compete in the marketplace.

  • 03/21/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, passed legislation through the House on Thursday that would potentially save police dogs injured in the line of duty by allowing first responders to transport injured police dogs in ambulances.

  • 03/17/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – To help assist with her education policy work in Springfield, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, toured Washington Elementary School in Mundelein last Friday with Superintendent Dr. Andy Henrikson and visited with Ms. Heidi Sansone’s second-grade class.

  • 03/08/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. –State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is hosting a “#CarolsCoffees” event to meet with area residents and discuss their thoughts on state and local issues over coffee on Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Maya’s Restaurant, located at 506 N. Lake St. in Mundelein.

  • 03/08/2017

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is advocating for an expansion of the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption and the Disabled Veteran’s Standard Homestead Exemption in an effort to provide greater property tax relief to those hit hardest by the rising cost of living.

  • 03/01/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is inviting local residents to join her for a candid discussion on environmental initiatives and legislation during her Environmental Citizens’ Advisory Committee meeting on Monday, March 13 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Vernon Hills Park District's Laschen Center located at 294 Evergreen Dr. in Vernon Hills.

  • 02/28/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. –State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is hosting a “#CarolsCoffees” event to meet with area residents and discuss their thoughts on state and local issues over coffee on Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Maya’s Restaurant, located at 506 N. Lake St. in Mundelein.

  • 02/24/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – Inspired by a member of the Lake County environmental community, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is advocating for a new law that would make it easier for residents to recycle food scraps into compost material, effectively helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring a valuable resource isn’t going to waste.

  • 02/22/2017

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, joined legislators from both sides of the aisle in Springfield last week to spread awareness for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women” campaign to encourage Illinois women to unite in the fight against heart disease and stroke.

  • 02/15/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is standing with seniors by speaking out against new rules from the Rauner Administration that will reduce the quality of care seniors receive by reducing benefits for 40,000 elderly residents, removing criminal background check requirements for caregivers and increasing administrative bloat.

  • 02/09/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is backing legislation to repeal a decades old state statute that automatically criminalizes abortions if Roe v. Wade were overturned.

  • 02/02/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is encouraging local students to apply for her Summer Legislative Internship Program, which provides students first-hand experience with state government and constituent service.

  • 01/20/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, highlighted the success of legislation she passed to spark business capital growth alongside entrepreneurs in a celebration held by the Small Business Advocacy Council at the Chicago startup community ‘1871’ on Tuesday.

  • 01/20/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is inviting area residents to share their thoughts on state and local issues over a cup of coffee by attending her upcoming ‘#CarolsCoffees’ event on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Bonta Café, located at 430 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Lincolnshire.

  • 01/05/2017

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. –State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is hosting a Coffee Shop Stop (#CarolsCoffees) to meet with area residents about state and local issues over coffee on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Market Square Restaurant, located at 600 W. Dundee Rd. in Wheeling.

  • 12/28/2016

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – To create an account of the service of Illinois’ veterans and civilians during wartime, State Rep. Carol Sente, D – Vernon Hills, is encouraging local residents to participate in the Illinois Veterans’ History Project, a program created by Secretary of State Jesse White after Congress charged the Library of Congress with preserving stories of military service.

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