Medical professionals will lose licenses following sex offenses, crimes against patients.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) to protect patients from dangerous health care workers that have been convicted of a criminal act requiring sex offender registration was signed into law earlier this year by Gov. Pat Quinn. “Health care workers convicted of horrendous crimes should not be allowed to continue to practice medicine on our loved ones,” Sente said. “This legislation is crucial to the safety of patients throughout Illinois by making sure dangerous criminals cannot continue to practice on patients. By revoking the medical licenses of criminals we can protect Illinois residents.” Sente was the chief co-sponsor of House Bill 220, which requires revocation of a medical license of any licensed health …
The public is invited to share input at the Aug. 30 meeting.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
In response to the recent spike in power outages in Northeast Illinois, state Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) will host a town hall meeting with ComEd from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Vernon Area Public Library to give residents an opportunity to hear directly from the utility provider and ask questions pertaining to the outages. “As we are all aware, our area has seen a higher than normal number of power outages this summer,” Sente said in a statement. “I have spoken with many local residents about this problem and understand that this is unacceptable. In response to this, I have met with officials from ComEd to discuss these problems and to work on finding solutions. After discussing the power outages with two of ComEd’s regional …