102021CM0412SPRINGFIELD – A bill introduced by State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) to ensure the provisions in the Community Health Worker Certification and Reimbursement Act are fully implemented was signed into law Tuesday.

“With this follow-up legislation to the health care pillar, we can finally bring the proper certification to these essential health workers,” Hunter said. “I am happy that we could further address the needs of community health workers. “

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hunter 060121SPRINGFIELD – A bill by State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) to ensure the provisions in the Community Health Worker Advisory Board Act are fully implemented advanced out of the Senate Thursday night.

“I am happy that the health care pillar was passed, and now we have to make sure that every measure is implemented the way we intended,” Hunter said. “With this follow-up legislation, we can finally bring the proper certification to these essential health workers.”

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Getting vaccinated pays off

pexels rfstudio 3825529CHICAGO – State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) is teaming up with Cathedral Missionary Baptist Church to host a vaccination event for Southside residents this Saturday, Oct. 16 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Though more than 50% of Chicagoans in the 60615 zip code have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, Hunter and several local community leaders and churches are still advocated for higher numbers.

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b2bCHICAGO – The first wave of Back to Business grants has been awarded, and State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) is celebrating more than $1 million awarded to the district she represents while encouraging more small businesses to apply for the next round.

“Though the nation is on the track to recovery, I’m aware that many small businesses are still reeling from the impact of the pandemic,” Hunter said. “The first wave has already provided aid to several businesses, but there is still more to go around.”

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