Media Advisory From State Representative Litesa Wallace
For Immediate Release: June 16, 2015
For More Information: State Rep. Litesa Wallace 815-987-7433
Local Families to Join Wallace, Stadelman in Rockford to Urge Balanced Approach to Budget Challenge
ROCKFORD, Ill. – Rockford residents hurt by the proposed elimination of services for middle-class families, the elderly and those in great need will stand with state Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, and state Sen. Steve Stadelman, D-Loves Park, to call for a balanced approach to the state’s budget challenges at a press conference Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Milestone Elmwood Heights pavilion, located at 2660 Elmwood Road in Rockford, Ill. Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget eliminates and reduces many essential services that provide job training, enhance educational opportunities and ensure medical care for those in need. Additionally, Rauner has called for the elimination of home-energy assistance programs for low-income families, which serves over 4,600 Winnebago County residents. Rockford residents who would be directly impacted by Rauner’s proposal will join Wallace and Stadelman in urging state officials to approve a state budget that protects necessary programs including those that help families of children with autism, home heating assistance for low-income residents, and life-saving treatment for patients with breast and cervical cancer. Who: State Rep. Litesa Wallace State Sen. Steve Stadelman Rockford residents affected by proposed elimination of essential services.
What: Press conference on state budget
When: Wednesday, June 17, 1 p.m.
Where: Milestone Elmwood Heights pavilion 2660 Elmwood Road Rockford, Ill. 61103
Parking will be available in the back of the facility by the pavilion.
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