Aug 20, 2014 : Yingling Sponsors Bill to End Retired Politicians’ Free Health Care Perk As part of his ongoing effort to eliminate expensive, taxpayer-funded perks for politicians and rein in state spending, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is sponsoring legislation to cut a free health care benefit currently available to retired politicians.
Aug 12, 2014 : Yingling Backs Bill Forcing Lawmakers to Work Days without Pay As part of his ongoing effort to demand greater fiscal responsibility from Springfield, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is sponsoring legislation to cut lawmakers' pay, including his own.
Jul 23, 2014 : Yingling Demands End to Pension Payments for Convicted Felons In response to recent high-profile instances of convicted felons collecting taxpayer-funded pensions, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, filed legislation presenting options for common-sense reform intended to ensure Illinois’ working families are not paying pension benefits to individuals serving prison sentences for serious crimes.
Jun 23, 2014 : June Job Fair Served District Residents 133 people were hired as a direct result of the Job and Hiring Fair. Thank you to all those who came out to seek employment, the employers, the Illinois Department of Employment Security, and so many others.