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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January 28, 2016

Hazel Crest Mayor Endorses Hastings in Re-Election Bid

HAZEL CREST — Mayor Vernard L. Alsberry, Jr. sent a letter to all residents in Hazel Crest urging them to get out to vote in the upcoming primary election on March 15, 2016. You can read his letter below: Dear Hazel Crest Resident, Election season is rapidly approaching. It is imperative that we get out to vote this primary season …

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January 27, 2016

Hastings reacts to Governor’s State of the State address

SPRINGFIELD- State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park) issued the following statement after the governor delivered his State of the State address on Wednesday morning: ‚ÄúStarting his speech by attacking hardworking union men and women in the south suburbs was inappropriate. I believe a leader should unite the people rather than divide them. Our state is struggling right now. From …

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January 9, 2016

Sen. Michael Hastings Visits Cardinal Bernardin School

Illinois State Senator Michael Hastings paid a visit to the 8th graders at Cardinal Bernardin School in Orland Hills. The students just completed their study of Illinois State Government and the Illinois Constitution. Senator Hastings, who represents the 19th Senatorial District, spoke with the students about the lawmaking process in the State of Illinois and his role as a senator. …

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