Rep. Anthony DeLuca

DeLuca pushes South Suburban Airport funding bill

Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, attended a hearing of the House Appropriations-Capital Committee March 14 to advocate for funding of the South Suburban Airport.
  Rep. Anthony DeLuca, center,
  addressed the Illinois House
  Appropriations-Capital
  Committee on the need for

Rep. DeLuca sponsors bill to return 10 percent tax share to villages

The villages of Homewood and Flossmoor may see a return of state income tax payments to 10 percent, thanks to legislation sponsored by Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights. 

 

DeLuca supports bill criminalizing bump stocks in Illinois

State Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, signed on as a co-sponsor to House Bill 1420  that would prohibit the import, sales, manufacture, transfer or possession of bump fire stocks. 

The bill would make it a felony to possess such modification devices.
 

Police say bump stocks enabled gunman Stephen Paddock to convert his semi-automatic weapons rate of fire to a speed similar to a fully-automatic weapon.
 

DeLuca hosts clergy breakfast

  Anthony DeLuca and Rabbi 

Senior Information Fair Set for Oct. 3

Illinois Rep. Anthony DeLuca (D-Chicago Heights) and the 80th District Senior Advisory Committee are presenting a senior information fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Oct. 3.

The program at the John H. Blakey Senior Center, 1 Rebecca St. in Glenwood, is free. This program will offer current information to keep seniors at the cutting edge of benefits and changes to government programs.

Rep. DeLuca votes for student, community college funding

Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, voted to support a bill that would restore funding for the Monetary Award Program (MAP) and community colleges.

Statewide, approximately 130,000 students use the MAP grant program to seek higher education. The bill also restores grants for technical education, adult education and adult literacy programs across Illinois that have not been funded since July 1, 2015 as a result of the ongoing budget impasse.

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