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The Majority Report 05/03/15 - Reverse mortgages, mental illness, addiction rehab

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Collins' plan protects, informs seniors seeking reverse mortgages

Collins' plan protects, informs seniors seeking reverse mortgages"A reverse mortgage is a complicated financial product that can leave homeowners and their families vulnerable to scams and unable to pay when the loan comes due," Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (Chicago) said. "This legislation requires lenders to provide potential borrowers with accurate information about the product, a list of counselors they can contact if they need help and the opportunity to reconsider within three days of signing the paperwork."

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Koehler's bipartisan mental health law spurred by Bartonville suicide

Koehler's bipartisan mental health law spurred by Bartonville suicide"I don't know any parents who wouldn't want to be involved if their children were struggling with a mental illness," said Senator Dave Koehler (Peoria). "If we make it easier for college officials and parents to communicate, we might be able to reduce suffering and even save lives."

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Delgado addresses drug addict traffic

Delgado addresses drug addict traffic"I want to open a direct line of communication between Puerto Rico and Chicago so that this situation can be addressed on both fronts," Senator WIlliam Delgado (Chicago) said. "These men and women truly need rehabilitation services to help them live a life free of addiction and reliance on drugs. We can't turn our backs and force them to find help on their own."

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Jones helps business owners streamline annexation

Jones helps business owners streamline annexation"Business owners were burdened with paying high taxes and weren't receiving the services they needed," Senator Emil Jones III (Chicago) said. "Allowing small businesses to annex streamlines their regulatory responsibilities so they can focus on expanding their business and providing the local economy with more job opportunities."

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