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Sente Honored with Excellence in Government Award by Illinois State Crime Commission May 20, 2016
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Award of Excellence in Government by the Illinois State Crime Commission (ISCC) and will be honored at their annual dinner in June.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-honored-with-excellence-in-government-a-2016-05-20-story.html


Sente Sponsors Legislation Removing Statute of Limitations for Sex Crimes Against Children May 20, 2016
Pioneer Press
In order for prosecutors to have more time to punish sexual predators, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is sponsoring legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations for sex crimes committed against children.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-sponsors-legislation-removing-statute-o-2016-05-20-story.html


Sente Supports Measure to Protect Survivors of Sexual Assault May 13, 2016
Pioneer Press
A bipartisan measure supported by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, will make it easier for survivors of sexual assault to report cases to law enforcement. "Protecting survivors of sexual assault is and will continue to be one of my top priorities," Sente said.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-supports-measure-to-protect-survivors-o-2016-05-13-story.html


Sente Sponsors “Stolen Valor” Measure to Address Impersonation of Veterans May 13, 2016
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is sponsoring legislation to crack down on people who pretend to be military service members in order to receive benefits afforded to veterans. "Our service men and women are heroes who selflessly risked their lives on behalf of the United States and they should be honored for that dedication and sacrifice," Sente said.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-sponsors-stolen-valor-measure-to-addr-2016-05-13-story.html


Tenth Dems host political talk May 13, 2016
Daily Herald
The Tenth Congressional District Democrats hosts longtime TV political commentator David Yepsen for a discussion about the 2016 campaign Wednesday, May 18, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, Pollak Room A. David Yepsen is a longtime TV political commentator. Yepsen will talk about what has happened and will break down what likely will take place through Election Day.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160513/news/160519318/#


State senator calls Rauner budget proposal "smoke and mirrors" May 13, 2016
The NewsSun
My colleagues and I in the Senate are ready to work with the governor to identify shared priorities and put Illinois on a path toward a brighter fiscal future. But he has to bring something better to the table — something other than skipping pension payments and raiding the rainy-day fund to make ends meet on paper.
Senator Terry Link
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-letter-to-the-editor-st-0514-20160513-story.html


Sente to Host Coffee Shop Stop in Vernon Hills May 6, 2016
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is hosting a Coffee Shop Stop to meet with area residents about state and local issues over coffee on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Corner Bakery Cafe, located at 445 E. Townline Road in Vernon Hills.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-to-host-coffee-shop-stop-in-vernon-hill-2016-05-09-story.html


Feisty Rudd fighting GOP's 'scat' campaign May 2, 2016
The NewsSun
Thomas Rudd and his advocates must gather 10,000 signatures by June 26 to have him placed on November's ballot. "But we're shooting for 15,000," he said
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-rutter-rudd-election-st-0503-20160502-story.html


Hear top political commentator weigh in on 2016 campaign May 2, 2016
Daily Herald
David Yepsen, a nationally recognized political commentator and director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University, will discuss the 2016 presidential race Wednesday, May 18, in an event hosted by the Tenth Congressional District Democrats. The event takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, Pollak Room A.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160502/news/160509865/


Sente to Host Coffee Shop Stop in Lincolnshire April 28, 2016
Pioneer Press
-State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is hosting a Coffee Shop Stop to meet with area residents about state and local issues over coffee on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Bonta Italian Market, located at 430 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Lincolnshire.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-to-host-coffee-shop-stop-in-lincolnshir-2-2016-04-28-story.html


Sente-Supported Measure to Eliminate Lieutenant Governor’s Office Passes Out of the House April 28, 2016
Pioneer Press
A bipartisan measure supported by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, to save taxpayers $1.6 million annually by eliminating the office of the Lieutenant Governor recently passed out of the House.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-supported-measure-to-eliminate-lieutena-2016-04-28-story.html


State Sen. Bush: Rauner delaying my government consolidation efforts April 28, 2016
Daily Herald
State Sen. Melinda Bush, of Grayslake, sponsored a measure to establish the Working Group on Government Consolidation in Lake County last year. The group, which would consist of township and county officials among others appointed by the governor, is tasked with exploring how to combine units of government in a county that has more townships than DuPage County.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160428/news/160428605/


Sente Measure Expanding Civic Engagement Opportunities for Teens Passes Out of Committee April 18, 2016
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, passed legislation out of the House Executive Committee on Thursday that will allow 17-year-olds who are registered to vote to serve as deputy registrars and to sign and circulate candidate petitions.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-measure-expanding-civic-engagement-oppo-2016-04-19-story.html


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