senatefloorSPRINGFIELD — After the Illinois State Senate adopted term limits for Senate leaders, State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) issued the following statement:

“Today we took a step in the right direction by changing Senate rules to allow for limited years of leadership. I am pleased the Senate President listened to the recommendation. I am a firm believer it is best to lead by example."

The term limits plan backed by Bertino-Tarrant would limit the Senate President and Senate Minority Leader to five terms apiece. Terms are for two years, so this would be a 10-year limit.

Today’s action imposes term limits on the Senate President and Minority Leader by Senate Rule. Senator Bertino-Tarrant plans to file her constitutional amendment on implementing term limits for all legislative leaders.

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JOLIET — Yesterday, State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) kicked off her holiday tours of assisted living facilities at Our Lady of Angels in Joliet. Bertino-Tarrant visited with residents who also worked on craft projects and took pictures with Santa during the event.

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Photo Caption: Bertino-Tarrant visits with residents at Our Lady of Angels


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Community Conversation 12 14 16CREST HILL— State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will host community conversation from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at White Oak Library, Crest Hill Branch, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive.

“This is a great opportunity for me to listen and answer questions for the people in my district,” Bertino-Tarrant said.

At community conversation, the senator will talk to attendees about state and local matters and answer their questions.

The event is open to the public.

For more information or to submit questions ahead of time, please contact Bertino-Tarrant’s district office at (815) 254-4211 or email


Community Conversation

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 14

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Location: White Oak Library, Crest Hill Branch

20670 Len Kubinski Drive

Crest Hill


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2016 Crest Hill Satellite Office HoursCREST HILL— State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will host satellite office hours in Crest Hill.

Crest Hill satellite office hours will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Crest Hill Village Hall, 1610 Plainfield Road.

Community members are welcome to stop by Crest Hill Village Hall to work with Bertino-Tarrant’s staff and receive assistance with different services.

Attendees can receive help from the senator’s staff with FOID card applications, food stamp issuance, health care, veterans or disability issues, Medicare paperwork, foreclosure prevention assistance and much more.

If you have questions regarding Crest Hill satellite office hours, please contact Samantha Marcum in Bertino-Tarrant’s district office at (815) 254-4211.

Crest Hill Satellite Office Hours

Date: Thursday, Nov. 17

Time: 9 to 10 a.m.

Location: Crest Hill Village Hall, 1610 Plainfield Road


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