Rockford Regional Health Council hosts health forum with lawmakers

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Voters got the chance to get the inside scoop about what’s happening in the Capitol.

The Rockford Regional Health Council hosted a forum Monday with local lawmakers.

Sen. Dave Syverson (R) 35th District, Sen. Steve Stadelman (D) 34th District and Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R) 69th District talked about the issues lawmakers will soon take up and the issues voters want to see in Springfield.

“Those who are going to be affected by this whether it’s human service providers, law enforcement, parents, they need to step up and make sure their voice is heard,” Sen. Syverson said.

Voters brought up health issues like the new smoking law, medical marijuana and health insurance plans.

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