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Wallace Walking Door-to-Door this Summer to Hear from Residents

For Immediate Release:
July 8, 2016

For More Information:
State Rep. Litesa Wallace

Wallace Walking Door-to-Door this Summer to Hear from Residents

ROCKFORD, Ill. – With legislators back in their districts for the 
remainder of summer, state Rep. Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford, is 
continuing her outreach with residents by walking door-to-door to hear 
their input.

"When I'm in Springfield, I want to make sure that I am acting in the 
best interest of Rockford," Wallace said. "Going door-to-door gives me 
insight on the local issues that affect our neighborhoods across the 

The Illinois General Assembly adjourned June 30 following passage of a 
temporary stop-gap budget. Wallace supported the measure, which will 
increase funding for Rockford schools and pay for essential services 
such as cancer screenings, senior services and disability care. Since 
taking office in 2014, Wallace has routinely engaged residents by going 

"I have been able to meet a lot of fascinating people in our community 
by going door-to-door and hearing their stories," Wallace said. "There 
will be a lot of important decisions to make in the near future, and 
going bringing government directly to the doorstep of the community with 
help prepare me. These personal stories stick with me, and it's 
important that constituents know that their voice is heard."

For more information, please contact Wallace's full-time constituent 
service office at 815-987-7433 or email


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