Monday, July 14, 2014

News for the 33rd Distict| July 2014

State Representative | 33rd District
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
July 2014
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33rd District
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July 10, 2014
ME Black and White

Session is finally over until November for veto session. A number of bills have been passed for this years General Assembly. I supported a number of bills such as increased minimum wage, medicaid reform, consumer protection, and improving education.

It is my duty to keep my constituents, friends, colleagues and family informed with valuable information and upcoming events through my monthly newsletters. It is always my pleasure serving as your State Representative and I appreciate your continued support.

All the very best,
Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
State Representative, 33rd District
Legislation in the General Assembly
Legislation Passed
Legislation passed this session;
  • HB 3814-Minimum Wage
  • SB 741- Medicaid Reform
  • HB 4207- Bullying Prevention
  • HB 5735- Consumer Protection
  • HB 3816- Millionaire Surcharge
  • HB 4440- Early Childhood Grant
Legislation Pending;
  • SB 2187 Prescribing Psychologists
  • HB 4591 Charter School Funding
  • HB 4597 Park District Borrowing
  • HB 3794- Road Construction
  • SB 3530-Keeping Workers on the Job, Avoid Unemployment
  • SB 346- EDGE Tax Credit Reforms
To learn more about new legislation and the bills Rep. Evans is Sponsoring visit the Illinois General Assembly website.
Please take advantage of the many community events below that are available and open to the public.
List of Events
July 12, 2014
Super Saturday Shopping
Bazaar Benefit!
Community Complex 8108 S.
South Chicago Ave.
10 am-4 pm.

July 18, 2014
Congressman Bobby Rush
presents a Minority
Contracting Opportunity Fair
Illinois Institute of Technology
(Hermann Hall Conference
Center) 3241 S. Federal Street,
Chicago, IL from 8:30 am-3:00
pm. (Doors open @ 8:00 am).
July 24, 2014
Job Club Support Group
@ Calumet City Public Library.
1:00 pm-3:00 pm. Learn how
to market and network
yourself into a better
July 25, 2014
Movie in the Park @ Avalon
Park 1215 E. 83rd Street.
Showing the story of Jackie
Robinson @ 8:30 pm. Free
Event! Bring your blanket or
lawn chair. Contact
312-747-6015 for more

August 2, 2014
8th Ward Shred-A-Thon
9:00 am-1:00 pm @ the
Ward Office 8539 S. Cottage
Grove Ave. Chicago, IL.
Contact 773-874-3300 for
more information

August 5, 2014
National Night Out
Jesse Owens Park, 8800 S.
Clyde from 3:00 pm-7:00 pm.
For more information contact
the 4th District CAPS Office at
Need Help finding Employment or need to get re-employed?
The Calumet Area Industrial Commission, in collaboration with
Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, provides free placement services in area Industries.

They are currently recruiting for
* Warehouse Staff * Industrial Electricians
* Mechanics * Welders
*Assemblers * Forklift Operators
* Overhead Crane Operators
Call 773.928.6000 ext. 227
Click Here for Details
The Illinois Tollway is looking to hire for seasonal construction jobs!

Residents living near the Tri-State Tollway (I-294)/I-57 Interchange Project are needed for seasonal opportunities.

  • Carpenters
  • Cement Masons
  • Construction laborers
  • Ironworkers
Specified Zip Codes: 60426, 60428, 60406, 60411, 60412, 60419, 60827, 60472, 60429, 60445, 60469, 60478
  • Must live in one of the ZIP codes specified above
  • Must have construction experience-union membership preferred
  • Must pass a drug test
Call Today!
LSJ Limited
Below are some great programs, and trainings to be aware of.
New Life Southeast Food Pantry
Grand Opening

Beginning Thursday, July 17, 2014
They will serve the community every Thursday from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm.

The NLCCSE Annex
7757 S. Greenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60619
Each Household Can Only Be Served Once Per Month!
Boundaries between State Street and Stony Island & Between 71st Street to 83rd Street
Greater West Town Project
Get Shipping and Receiving Career Training
A 12-week program will prepare you to work with UPS Online, RF Scanners, computerized inventory control, and forklift operations.

Training begins August 4, 2014
Job Placement Assistance Upon Completion of Training
- No Cost if Low Income Eligible
- State Certified, WIA Certified Training Provider

Call 312-563-9028 to apply today!
New Express Bus Route to Brookfield Zoo

Enjoy a weekend trip to the zoo for only $1.75 each way with your friends and family.
Important Information
Use and share this resourceful information to your advantage.
Down Payment Assistance to Buy Your First Home!

Click Here for flyer
How to Apply:
visit Welcome Home Illinois website or call 312-836-5200
Illinois Lawyer Referrals & Legal Guidance

Connect with an attorney for free. Attorneys will listen to your unique situation, evaluate it and answer your questions. If needed we will recommend an independent law firm that is right for you.
Contact (312) 346-5320 or (800) 517-1614
Driving Updates

The tollway offers the following ways for drivers to get the latest travel information before they get on the road:
  • Construction/Planning section and Tollway Trip Calculator and real-time roadway incident information visit
  • Call 1-800-TOLL-FYI for daily lane closure and travel information
  • Real time travel times visit
  • Real time roadway incident information
Street Closures
until July 14th due to the Taste of Chicago
  • Columbus Drive between Michigan & Lake Shore Drive
  • Monroe Drive between Michigan and Lake Shore Drive
  • Jackson Drive between Michigan and Lake Shore Drive
  • Congress Drive between Michigan and Columbus
Contact Rep. Evans
To request a meeting or to invite Rep. Evans to an event, please visit and click on Meeting Request or Event Invitation.
To contact staff
Service Office

District Office
8539 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Suite B
Chicago, IL 60619

Mon. -Fri. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Constituent Hours:
Mon. 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m
except Holiday's and Session Day's
Representative Marcus C. Evans, Jr. | | | 8539 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60619

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