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BOLINGBROOK – State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel’s office will be traveling to the Fountaindale Public Library on Wednesday, Jan. 25 to increase accessibility to residents throughout the 49th District.

“I strive to be the best resource for residents across the district,” said Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood). “As we begin the new General Assembly, I want to hear what’s important to people and take that with me to Springfield.”

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Fountaindale Public Library located at 300 W. Briarcliff Road in Bolingbrook.

This free event is another effort from Loughran Cappel’s office to increase government accountability and accessibility and help with state resources through hosting office hours at different times, locations and days of the week in hopes of reaching working families across Will and Kendall Counties.

People with questions or concerns are encouraged to contact Loughran Cappel’s office at 815-267-6119 or visit her website at www.SenatorLoughranCappel.com.

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SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood) released the following statement after the Senate passed a measure expanding health care across Illinois:

“The passing of this legislation expands access to health care for all. This is a positive step forward to ensuring every person has the accessibility to the fundamental right of health care.

“After months of working to find the best solution, women’s care and all other health care will be protected in Illinois. I will continue to support expanding access to health care and I’m proud of the work we have done.”

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PLAINFIELD – As the temperatures continue to drop, State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel is encouraging drivers to utilize the winter road conditions map on the Illinois Department of Transportation’s website. Senator Meg Loughran Cappel

“During the winter months, let’s make sure we are careful and patient when driving in hazardous weather,” said Cappel (D-Shorewood). “Being aware of the weather and road conditions can keep you and your loved ones safe.”

GettingAroundIllinois.com is available on your computer and optimized for smartphones. The site includes the ability to identify and zoom in on a location, travel route or destination on a state map. The map is updated frequently through a cloud-based system to provide a general overview on IDOT-maintained highways.

“This resource gives drivers a heads up to take precautions on the roads,” Cappel said. “Residents should view the map before any trips this winter so everyone can stay safe when traveling.”

The road conditions map averages more than 2.5 million page views during snow-and-ice season, featuring a color scheme of pinks and blues to differentiate from the red, yellow and green of traffic congestion reporting, as well as to increase accessibility for those who have difficulty distinguishing colors.

For more information and to view the map, visit https://www.gettingaroundillinois.com/.

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PLAINFIELD – Following the death of her friend and colleague, Scott Bennett, State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel released the following statement.

“The passing of Senator Scott Bennett is a devastating loss to the Senate and to the State of Illinois. He was an incredible legislator, and I have a deep respect for his leadership both on and off the Senate floor.

“Scott was a good, upstanding man whom I looked up to. He brought humor into everything he did. I’m going to miss him as a colleague, but most of all, I’m going to miss him as a friend.

“My heart is with his family and all who knew him.”

 

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Springfield, IL 62706
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