2017 All Coffee and Conversation EventsBOLINGBROOK— State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will be hosting another coffee and conversation this month in Bolingbrook.  

Coffee and conversation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27, at Eggs Inc. (278 S. Weber Rd.) in Bolingbrook.

This event offers discussion in a more casual environment and allows Senator Bertino-Tarrant to answer questions regarding any current or past legislation.

If you have additional questions regarding coffee and conversation, please contact Senator Bertino-Tarrant’s district office at (815) 254-4211.

Coffee and Conversation                                            

Date: Wednesday, September 27

Time: 9 to 10 a.m.

Location: Eggs Inc. (278 S. Weber Rd., Bolingbrook, IL)

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PLAINFIELD— Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Joliet) visited American House Cedarlake and welcomed Fall by doing a craft with the residents.

PHOTO Bertino Tarrant visits with residents at American House Cedarlake Retirement Community 

Pictured (right to left): Fay M., Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Doreen H.

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04252017CM1305rSPRINGFIELD — State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant issued the following statement regarding the education funding reform vote taken today:

“I have held firm that Illinois needs a new education funding system that is equitable and adequate. In the end, Senate Bill 1947 allows every student a chance to succeed throughout my community and the entire state.”

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JBT Veterans Breakfast 2016State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) recently held a Veterans’ Breakfast.

At the Veterans’ Breakfast, an estimated 60 veterans learned about programs and services offered by Homes for Heroes, Kendall County Veterans Assistance Commission, Military Mama Network and Will County Veterans Assistance Commission.

“I’m honored to provide a small thank you and opportunity for area veterans to meet with representatives from different organizations who could help them access the benefits and services they’ve rightfully earned from their service to our nation,” Bertino-Tarrant said.

Bertino-Tarrant spoke to attendees briefly about a new law she sponsored which creates a program at the Illinois Finance Authority allowing veterans to apply for and receive a loan to start a business.

Attendees also heard from guest speaker Grant Swinger of the Illinois Attorney General’s Military and Veterans Rights Bureau. He provided an overview of the bureau, which is dedicated to ensuring veterans and active duty military service members receive the benefits they have earned.

Some veterans expressed concerns about the problems they face in trying to get assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Bertino-Tarrant and Swinger sympathized with these concerns and let them know that the Illinois Attorney General’s Military and Veterans Rights Bureau can be a good resource for help when they run into difficulties.

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