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House Democrats from DuPage County receive personalized letters asking them to stand up on property tax freeze


By Matt Smith | Jun 28, 2017


DuPage County Democrats in the House Deb Conroy (D-Villa Park), Michelle Mussman (D-Schaumburg) and Kathleen Willis (D-Addison) recently received letters from the Illinois Republican Party, drawing their attention to the permanent property tax freeze they voted for in January and calling for action on property tax relief now.

The letter was written from the perspective of the bill, House Bill 6630, and criticized the recipient for considering the bill part of an "extreme right-wing agenda."

"It's me, H.B. 6630. I know you've been working with a lot of other bills lately (everything except a balanced budget it seems), but I just wanted you to remember me," the letter begins.

This tax freeze bill died in the Senate, and the current proposed freeze from the Democrats has "major gaps," according to an Illinois GOP press release.

"When you voted for me, it meant something? Right?" the letter states. "If it did, please stand up for me,"

The other House Democrats that received the letter are John D'Amico, Fred Crespo, Marty Moylan, Carol Sente, Sam Yingling, Natalie Manley, Sue Scherer, Dan Beiser, Jerry Costello, Brandon Phelps, Jaime Andrade Jr., Luis Arroyo, Linda Chapa LaVia, Scott Drury, Sara Feigenholtz, Mary Flowers, Elizabeth Hernandez, Jay Hoffman, Camille Lilly, Rita Mayfield, Silvana Tabares, Litesa Wallace, Ann Williams and Speaker Mike Madigan.

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Illinois Representative Michelle Mussman (D-56th)Illinois Representative Kathleen Willis (D-77th)Illinois Representative Deb Conroy (D-46th)

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