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Press Releases & Statements

Hospitals, the Omicron Variant, and Your Rights

01.19.22

The number of Omicron cases in Illinois has begun to stabilize, but hospitalization numbers remain high. When patient numbers are...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: Illinois Legislators Need to End Source of Income Housing Discrimination

10.13.21

Access Living friends and allies, Next week, Illinois legislators will begin our veto session! Veto session is a two week...

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In The News

Gov. Pritzker Eliminates the Sub-minimum Wage in State Contracting

10.05.21

Governor Pritzker has ended, by Executive Order, the use of sub-minimum wages for people with disabilities employed by state vendors....

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Statement on End of Illinois Eviction Moratorium

10.04.21

Today, Governor Pritzker has ended the statewide eviction moratorium, causing homelessness and human suffering throughout Illinois. This will disproportionately negatively...

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Advocacy Alerts

Action Alert: End Housing Discrimination Based on Source of Income

09.30.21

If you live in Illinois, we need your help today to fight against Source of Income (SOI) discrimination in housing,...

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Press Releases & Statements

Breaking News: CESSA signed into law by Governor Pritzker

08.25.21

August 25, 2021 CHICAGO – Today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Community Emergency Services and Supports Act (CESSA) into...

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Advocacy News

July 28, 2021: New Laws Signed in Illinois for Special Education Students

07.29.21

Access Living friends and allies: We're very pleased to share that as of this morning, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed...

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Policy Positions & Legal Cases

Support SB 1975: Disability Homestead Exemption Amendment

05.06.21

Sen. Laura Fine - Dale Fowler - Melinda Bush, Brian W. Stewart, Dan McConchie, Terri Bryant, Julie A. Morrison, Cristina...

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Advocacy Alerts

State of Illinois Expands Vaccine Eligibility to People with Disabilities

02.25.21

Access Living friends and allies: Today, the State of Illinois is officially expanding Phase 1B of its vaccine rollout plan...

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Press Releases & Statements

Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Proposed Budget for FY2022

02.18.21

Access Living paid close attention yesterday to Governor Pritzker's rollout of his Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal. We applaud the...

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