September 21, 2022

$42 million Cook County Promise Pilot Program

I was pleased to join President Preckwinkle, my colleagues on the Cook County Board, our Bureau of Economic Development, and our pilot partners as we announced the $42 million Cook County Promise Pilot program. Through an application process, selected agencies will administer $500 monthly payments to over 3,000 Cook County households for 24 months. As the nation’s largest publicly funded guaranteed …

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August 17, 2022

The Cook County Government Took a Stand Against Medical Debt

Communities across Cook County have been immobilized by medical-related debt which has caused individuals to stray away from seeking needed medical attention. To ease the burden of debt accumulated throughout Cook County hospitals, the Cook County government will partner with RIP Medical Debt to abolish up to $1 billion in medical debt for Cook County residents. Our fight will continue …

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July 21, 2022

Calling for a Ban on Assault Weapons

During July, I joined the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC), President Preckwinkle, and my fellow Cook County commissioners in a call to ban assault weapons! Read my statement: “As Cook County Commissioners, we take on the challenges of today to ensure a better tomorrow. Today, we foster generational change by calling for the elimination of assault weapons in the state …

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June 19, 2022

Juneteenth Celebration

WATCH: Our 3rd District office hosted the inaugural 3rd District Juneteenth Peace Rally today. It was uplifting to commemorate the holiday with friends and neighbors, as we celebrated Black history and also made a call to end the gun violence that plagues our communities.

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April 7, 2022

My interview with Hyde Park Herald

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April 1, 2022

Sun-Times: 3rd District’s Provident Hospital unveils new MRI Machine!

From the article: “The importance of today cannot be overstated, as it is through MRI testing that the presence or absence of disease or conditions is confirmed,” said Lowry, whose district includes Provident Hospital. “It is through MRI testing that the severity of strokes is determined,” he said. “It is through MRI testing that breast cancer is often found, and …

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