VanPelt SB 2609 040714Thanks to the eloquent leadership of co-sponsor State Senator Patricia Van Pelt and her colleagues, the Senate passed a measure extending the timeframe for rape prosecution.

“Today’s passage of this pivotal legislation is a sterling example of justice taking its rightful place at the forefront of the legislative process,” said Senator Van Pelt.

Senate Bill 2609 provides that the statute of limitations for sexual assault cases does not begin until state police analyze the rape kit.

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FairTaxAt a rally in Springfield, Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D- Chicago) voices her belief that to protect Illinois families, citizens and their representatives need to support and fight for Fair Tax legislation. The senator urges citizens to become civically involved by knocking on doors and engaging their senators and representatives.
The rally took place to fight for a progressive tax that would provide a higher tax rate for higher incomes and a lower rate for lower incomes. Under the rates proposed by the A Better Illinois campaign, those making under $200,000 annually would receive tax relief.

To listen to audio of Van Pelt at the rally click below:

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