JBT051514State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) passed a proposal out of the Senate Executive Committee yesterday that seeks to restore justice and accountability to the Plainfield Park District Board.

Currently, the Plainfield Park District Board is in disarray. There have been numerous labor relations act violations, ongoing criminal investigations and allegations of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement.

“This is a difficult proposal for me to present but our community needs it,” Senator Bertino-Tarrant said.

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JBTHeroinState Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Representative Natalie Manley will be hosting the fourth hearing of the Young Adults Heroin Use Task Force on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m.

The hearing will be held at Troy Middle School (5800 W. Theodore Street) in Plainfield. The meeting is open to the public, however testimony will be limited.

The Plainfield hearing will address psychological effects and treatment of heroin, how it affects the family, first-hand accounts of the repercussions of heroin use, and what Will County has been working on to combat the drug.

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JBT-Satellites041514Senator Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will continue her satellite office hours events in the month of April. Her next stop will be in Joliet. 

The Joliet satellite office event will be held Thursday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Joliet Public Library (3395 Black Rd. Joliet, IL).

“It's important that area residents have the opportunity to meet with district staff and me to discuss local and individual concerns,” Sen. Bertino-Tarrant said.

Satellite office hours provide community residents an opportunity to meet with their legislator at an informal location that is convenient and easy for them.

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