February 13, 2016

ILLINOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (IEA/NEA) ENDORSES HASTINGS FOR STATE SENATE

TINLEY PARK — Yesterday, State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-19) announced the endorsement of the Illinois Education Association, one of the state’s largest unions representing over 130,000 education employees, retired education employees, and students preparing to become teachers throughout Illinois. “I am truly honored to receive the endorsement of the Illinois Education Association” said Senator Hastings. “I believe all children in …

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February 2, 2016

Hastings: Local Area Service Academy Nominations Announced

Last Saturday, at the Johnson-Phelps VFW Post 5220 in Oak Lawn, Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has nominated 16 students from the Third Congressional District for admission to the U.S. Service Academies for the graduating class of 2020. Congressman Lipinski welcomed parents and candidates by stating, “One of my proudest duties is nominating motivated and successful young men and women for …

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February 1, 2016

Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) endorses Hastings for State Senate

Michael E. Hastings Endorsed by Illinois Federation of Teachers Tinley Park, Ill., (February 1, 2016) — Today, State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park) announced the endorsement of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, one of the state’s largest unions representing over 100,000 teachers and paraprofessionals throughout Illinois. “I am honored to receive the endorsement from the Illinois Federation of Teachers” …

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January 30, 2016

Hastings to host town halls for disabled Veterans seeking property tax relief

SPRINGFIELD-For many disabled veterans, the stress of rising property taxes simply adds to a long list of physical and mental ailments they face. Last summer, State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park) co-sponsored a plan that would ease the property tax burden on them. Under the proposal, veterans can reduce their EAV by $2,500 to $5,000 off their property tax …

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