Margaret is a freshman lawmaker in the Illinois House of Representatives, elected in 2020. During her first term, she fought to protect her district from the lasting effects of COVID-19. She fought for our families, students, small businesses, and community institutions.
She championed bills that make Illinois a better, more equitable state, both now and in the future. She’s proud of her first bill that expands ferility coverage to same sex couples and single women, which was signed into law in the Summer of 2021. She proudly cosponsored the Climate and Equity jobs act that is a nation leading push against climate change. She has also become the House of Representatives’ leading champion of fintech and has pushed to bring the emerging field of crypto-currency to Illinois.
In the first time in more than 20 years, Illinois received not one but two bond increased ratings from Moody and S&P.