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I am proud to serve as the State Senator from Illinois’ 34th Senate District. I hope you’ll find this site a useful resource in keeping up to date with what’s happening in our district and in Springfield. Please contact any of my offices with questions or ways I can better serve you.

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State Senator Steve Stadelman
34th Senate District

Week in Review

Stadelman bill could help low-income parents obtain GEDs

Senator Steve Stadelman passed in committee last week a bill that would count GED studies as a way for low-income parents to meet requirements for obtaining financial assistance from the state.

The legislation is expected to move to the full Illinois Senate for a vote this week.

Currently, the state's TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) benefits are awarded to low-income parents who work, participate in job training or other "core activities." Senate Bill 2906 would expand the range of acceptable core activities to include pursuit of a General Equivalency Diploma.

"We have roughly 45,000 adults in the Rockford area who have not complete high school, and that education gap makes us less competitive economically as a community," Stadelman said. "Right now, we're basically telling people that education is not important. But we're all better off if we have a highly skilled workforce."

 

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Springfield Office:
Senator 34th District
121A Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8022
 
District Office:
200 S. Wyman St.
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 987-7557
(815) 987-7529 FAX