01292019CW0379RSSPRINGFIELD – State Senator Suzy Glowiak (D-Western Springs) is supporting the fight for fair maps in Illinois.

Glowiak signed on as a sponsor of Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 4, which removes the General Assembly and governor from the redistricting process and requires legislative maps to be drawn by an independent, 16-member Commission.

“This measure promotes a just and transparent process to ensure the people of Illinois have a voice in the manner legislative maps are established,” Glowiak said. “Removing politicians from the process will put a stop to gerrymandering in our great state.”

The 16-member commission would be appointed by the Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court and the most senior justice not affiliated with the same political party as the Chief Justice.

The bipartisan amendment will give voters a chance to give greater input on the legislative redistricting process and promote transparency through public hearings.

“The process outlined in this constitutional amendment will allow for the legislative map to be drawn by an independent group working in the best interests of our state, not politicians who are looking out for themselves,” Glowiak said. “By proactively asking for input and empowering constituents to share concerns, we are promoting a fair and open process.”

Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 4 would be effective upon being declared adopted and applicable to redistricting beginning in 2021 and to the election of General Assembly members beginning in 2022.

Glowiak represents the 24th State Senate District, which includes all or parts of Elmhurst, Oakbrook Terrace, Wheaton, Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Lisle, Lombard, Oak Brook, Western Springs, Westmont and Willowbrook. 

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PHOTO Glowiak joins municipal leaders in honoring local mayorLISLE— Newly elected State Senator Suzy Glowiak (D-Western Springs) was honored to join community members at the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference this week to honor the organization’s 2018 Governmental Leader of the Year, Mayor Franco from Bloomingdale.

“Our municipal leaders play an important role in our daily lives. They keep our roads clear, pot holes fixed and communities safe,” Glowiak said. “The work done by the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference is outstanding. They provide our communities with a strong voice and even greater regional impact.”

The Governmental Leader of the Year award is the conference’s highest form of recognition and is given annually to elected or appointed officials who support initiatives important to DuPage municipalities and promote Intergovernmental cooperation at the local and regional level.

Glowiak applauds Franco on his continued service to Bloomingdale residents and looks forward to working with local municipal leaders this legislative session.

“It’s absolutely vital for all levels of government to work together to serve the needs of our area residents,” Glowiak said. “I look forward to working with the mayors and leaders in our communities to ensure the people of the 24th State Senate District are receiving the best possible service.”

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01092019CM0711SPRINGFIELD— State Senator Suzanne “Suzy” Glowiak (D-Western Springs), an engineer by trade, was sworn in on Wednesday to represent the 24th State Senate District.

“I look forward to working in a bipartisan manner to promote compromise and collaboration and to find meaningful solutions to lower property tax bills, ensure our schools and universities have the resources to be successful and keep our children safe,” Glowiak said.

Glowiak is an engineering consultant for CED Technologies and served as a Western Springs trustee from 2009 to 2017.

Her skills on the job will provide a new outlook and approach to tackling the state’s problems.

Glowiak has refused to accept a pension from the state general assembly pension system. She is committed to passing a balanced budget each year and properly funding Illinois’pension system.

She firmly believes that legislators should not be paid unless the state has enacted a balanced budget.

“I’m here to be a voice for the people of the 24th District,” Glowiak said. “I’m grateful for this opportunity to serve and represent the residents of our communities.”

The district includes all or parts of Darien, Elmhurst, Oakbrook Terrace, Wheaton, Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Lisle, Lombard, Oak Brook, Villa Park, Western Springs, Westmont and Willowbrook.

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