Senator Link poses with the Lake County Branch NAACP during North Chicago’s Community Days this weekend.Senator Link poses with the Lake County Branch NAACP during North Chicago’s Community Days this weekend.

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Neal Math and Science smState Senator Terry Link (D – Waukegan) stands with students and administrators from Neal Math & Science Academy as part of AbbVie’s second annual Week of Possibilities volunteer program.

The program engages AbbVie employees in local communities, emphasizing projects that “transform education in ways that will improve the lives of those in underserved populations.” This year, AbbVie is facilitating new libraries at Neal Math & Science Academy that will feature new computers, desks, books and other educational resources.

AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company, is based in North Chicago.

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SPRINGFIELD- State Senate Assistant Majority Leader Terry Link released the following statement: “I voted to approve parts of the state budget, because it is our duty to do so. My vote was aimed to contain the dramatic budget cuts proposed by Governor Rauner that will severely impact hundreds of residents within my district. I pledge to the Governor to embark in a constructive dialogue that will achieve a final product that is both a path to recover our fiscal footing and a tool to protect basic services our most vulnerable residents receive from the government.”

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SPRINGFIELD. State Senator Terry Link (D-Waukegan) passed legislation out of committee this week (House Bill 3531) that bans smoking tobacco in any area of a day care center.

According to the Federal Government there are not levels of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke considered “safe”. In fact, second-hand smoke is the cause of hundreds of thousands of respiratory infections in children under 18 months every year.

“We have to protect our children, especially those in the earliest stages of their lives. Responsible adults choose the habits of their preference, but this cannot be above the rights of children to enjoy a healthy environment in a child care facility”, said Senator Link.

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