Andrade to Join Commissioner Degnen for Senior Fest
CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, will be participating in a Senior Fest hosted by Cook County Commissioner Bridget Degnen on Nov. 23 at Northside College Preparatory High School.
Andrade Joins Neighbors for Community Safety Event
CHICAGO – After a series of gun violence incidents, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, joined The Residents of Irving Park and local area residents yesterday for a family-friendly community safety event to reclaim the streets for the community.
Andrade Files Bill to Stop Legislators Profiting Off Gambling Expansion
CHICAGO – In an effort to crack down on corruption in Illinois, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, refiled legislation making it illegal for state lawmakers and public employees to personally profit from video gambling operations in Illinois.
Andrade, Nugent to Host Flu Shot Clinic and Community Health Fair
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is teaming up with 39th Ward Ald. Samantha Nugent to provide a free flu shot clinic for the community on Friday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 39th Ward Office, located at 4404 W. Lawrence Ave. in Chicago.
Andrade Holds Successful Document Shredding Event in Albany Park
CHICAGO – In an effort to help residents stay safe and secure, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, held a free community shredding and prescription drug disposal event in Albany Park over the weekend. Over 50 residents came out to shred documents containing sensitive personal information and dispose of expired or unneeded prescription medication through the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
Andrade Celebrates Opening of Independence Apartments
CHICAGO, Ill. – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is congratulating residents of Irving Park and the Chicago Housing Authority on the successful opening of the Independence Apartments. The housing development, which features 100% affordable housing for seniors, was co-developed with the new home of the Independence Park Branch Library.
Andrade Attends Cleveland Elementary Fall Fest
CHICAGO – State Rep Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, stopped by Grover Cleveland Elementary School’s Fall Fest celebration in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood recently to wish parents, students, and faculty a happy new school year.
Andrade, Martinez to Host Shred Day and Prescription Take Back Event
Who: State Rep. Jaime Andrade and State Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
What: Community Shred Day and Prescription Take Back Event
When: Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m.
Where: Roosevelt High School
3436 W. Wilson Ave.
In the parking lot off W. Leland Ave.
Andrade, Rodriguez to Host Flu Shot Clinic and Community Health Fair
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is teaming up with 33rd Ward Ald. Rossana Rodriguez to host a free flu shot clinic and community health fair on Friday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brands Park, located at 3259 N. Elston Ave. in Chicago.
Andrade and PEAP Clean Up in East Albany Park
CHICAGO – As part of his effort to promote clean neighborhoods, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, joined the People of East Albany Park Block Club (PEAP) this weekend for a community clean up event.
Andrade Legislation Streamlining Senior Property Tax Exemption Now Law
CHICAGO – Thanks to a new law supported by state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, homeowners who qualify for the senior homestead property tax exemption will no longer need to annually reapply to keep the exemption.
Andrade to Host Free Shredding and Prescription Take Back Event
CHICAGO, – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is partnering with state Sen. Iris Martinez for a free community shredding and prescription takeback event at Roosevelt High School, located at 3436 W. Wilson Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. The event will be held in the parking lot of the high school, located off Leland Ave.
Andrade Receives 100% Rating from Illinois Environmental Council
CHICAGO– In recognition of his record supporting environmental causes, the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) has awarded state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, a 100% rating on their annual environmental scorecard. The rating is based on Andrade’s support for the IEC’s legislative goals.
Andrade Property Tax Appeal Workshop Connects Homeowners with Tax relief
CHICAGO, Ill. – To help residents receive real property tax relief, state Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, hosted over 150 homeowners in the 45th Ward last night for an appeal and exemption workshop in conjunction with Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi, 45th Ward Alderman Jim Gardiner, and Cook County Commissioner Bridget Degnen.
Andrade Applauds ‘Bank On” Plan to Protect Consumers
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is applauding efforts by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Comptroller Susana Mendoza to protect consumers through the creation of the “Bank On” initiative. The program, signed into law last week, aims to expand the number of certified financial products available to consumers new to banking.
Andrade to Host Property Tax Appeals Workshop
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is working with Ald. Jim Gardiner, Cook County Commissioner Bridget Degnen and Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi to host a Property Tax Appeals and Exemptions Workshop for local residents.
Latino Caucus Condemns Trump’s Racist Rhetoric, Calls for Action on Gun Safety Reforms
CHICAGO – In light of the horrific hate-driven attack in El Paso, the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement condemning Donald Trump for his racist rhetoric as it is inciting violence towards Latinos and immigrants, and called for action on the Fix the FOID Act, which remained in the state Senate after passing the House this spring.
Andrade to Host Pet Fair, Provide Discounted Vaccines and Microchipping
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, and Aldermen Ariel Reboyras will host a Pet Fair next month, offering a range of discounted services for pets.
Latino Caucus Responds to SCOTUS Decision on Census Citizenship Question
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement urging Congress to hold additional hearings on the politically motivated citizenship question for the 2020 Census, as the Supreme Court’s decision leaves open the possibility for the Trump Administration to find another way to justify it:
Latino Caucus Condemns Trump’s Fear Mongering
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump deliberately terrorizing immigrant parents and their children as a negotiation tactic:
Andrade-Backed Reproductive Health Act Signed into Law
CHICAGO – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, joined fellow legislators and Governor Pritzker for the signing of the Reproductive Health Act, Senate Bill 25, which enshrines women’s health care as a fundamental right in Illinois, into law. He issued the following statement:
Latino Caucus Reforms to Protect, Lift Up Immigrant Community Await Governor’s Signature
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, state Rep. Celina Villanueva, D-Chicago, and fellow members of the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus worked to advance a series of reforms this spring that will put in place additional state-level protections to combat Donald Trump’s bigoted agenda and ensure Illinois supports and lifts up its immigrant community.
Andrade Fights for Working Families, Safer Communities, and Funding for Critical Services
SPRINGFIELD, Ill – Following adjournment of the spring legislative session, State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, fought for key reforms to raise wages for working families, hold the wealthy accountable and pass a balanced budget that funds vital services.
Andrade Helps Pass Fair Tax Amendment, Lowers Tax Burden for Middle-Class Families
SPRINGFIELD, IL. –State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, released the following statement after the passage of the Fair Tax amendment, which is a critical first step toward providing tax relief for the middle class. The Fair Tax will also raise billions in new revenue to help fund jobs programs, provide affordable health care for communities across Illinois and restore our education system:
Andrade Joins Effort to Crack Down on Human Trafficking
SPRINGFIELD, IL. –State Rep. Jaime Andrade, D-Chicago, is supporting legislation that will bring human trafficking criminals to justice by imposing harsher penalties and providing law enforcement with more resources to crack down on them
RiverFest at Honer Park
Join us for a celebration of the restored riverfront on Saturday, September 15, from 12 - 3 pm
Back to Shool Bash
FREE back to school vaccines, entertainment, face painting, backpacks with school supplies and much more.
Back to School Fair
Back to School and Wellness Fair
How To Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment
Attendees will learn about the property tax system and the appeals process
Andrade Backs Legislation to Block State Money From Helping Trump's Border Wall
Calls on Governor to take a strong stance against hate and stand in solidarity with Illinois' immigrant community