State Representative DeLuca Appointed Chairman of Cities and Villages Committee

New Committee Assignments put lawmaker in strong position to help community

Chicago Heights, IL—(ENEWSPF)—February 11, 2013. Building on is efforts to improve local government and make our area an even better place to live, State Representative Anthony DeLuca has been recently appointed Chairman of the Cities and Villages Committee in the Illinois House of Representatives.

“As committee chair, I will be able to help promote policies that assist our residents, put people to work, and create a better future for our state,” DeLuca said. “I am eager to get started and hope to use my background and experience to work on issues important to our community.”

In addition to now serving as the chairman of the Cities and Villages Committee, DeLuca was recently appointed vice-chair of the House of Public Safety: Police & Fire. DeLuca will also serve on the following committees: House Appropriations Committee for Public Safety, Business Growth & Incentives, Business Occupational Licenses, Insurance, Mass Transit, and Tollway Oversight.

As the Chairman of Cities and Villages Committee, Representative DeLuca will apply his knowledge as a former mayor to tackle local government issues. To better foster economic growth and create local jobs, DeLuca will be a member of the Business Growth & Incentives, and Business Occupational Licenses. DeLuca will help promote local public safety on the Public Safety and Police & Fire Committees. DeLuca will work with the consumers and the insurance industry to strike a balance in policy as a member of the Insurance Committee. Additionally, DeLuca will lead discussion on transportation issues, such as the construction of an Illiana Expressway, while serving on the Mass Transit and Tollway Oversight Committees.

“Illinois will have to address a number of challenges in the coming months, and I look forward to working with my colleagues and the constituents I represent to find comprehensive solutions to our problems,” said DeLuca. “I encourage all of my constituents to contact my office with any of their concerns or ideas so that I can effectively work on their behalf.”

For more information about upcoming legislation or to share your own ideas or concerns, please contact Representative DeLuca’s constituent service office by calling 708-754-7900.