HunterInterns2014From district office interns to young professionals, minority students enter public service and the business world thanks to Chicago State University’s Public Policy Scholars Program collaboration with State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago).

“Coming from Robert Taylor Holmes, I understand that we have very intelligent people, eager to learn, who need a chance,” Hunter said. “Someone gave me a chance. Now I’m doing the same for the next generation.”

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Dear Veterans,

As we celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day and Independence Day, I would like our veterans and their families to consider the security of one of the most important documents they possess, their DD-214 military discharge records.

One year ago this Flag Day, my office celebrated the opening of our Veterans Services Office. This was a very proud moment for me, because my family has a proud history of serving this nation. My father and husband have served - as well as my brother and sister - and my son presently serves this great nation as a Captain in the United States Army.

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Hunter050114From Wall Street to Main Street, brokers and legislators are working to prevent cases of financial abuse against the elderly from occurring. Joining in the effort, State Senator Mattie Hunter (D – Chicago) is sponsoring two pieces of legislation that would require those aware of abuse against the disabled and elderly communities to report that abuse to the proper authorities.

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HunterYouth2014-1Among a packed room, standing-room only, young people expressed how state-funded programs saved their lives, took them off the street and prepared them to enter the work force.

“While we debate about fair wages and job opportunities, we need to understand the domino effect of our struggling economy,” said Senator Mattie Hunter, chair of the Illinois Senate Human Services committee. “Since the Great Recession, we have had to dismantle our safety net, and youth have fallen through the cracks.”

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