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Glowiak Hilton: Childcare centers reopening soon

Published: Saturday, May 23, 2020 01:22 PM

Sen. Suzy Glowiak HiltonSPRINGFIELD – With businesses planning to reopen as soon as May 29, State Senator Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D-Western Springs) announced that childcare facilities will be able to help when parents return to work.

“Many parents have reached out expressing how overwhelmed they are as they try to balance work from home, e-learning and other new roles that they have taken on,” Glowiak Hilton said. “Childcare centers will soon reopen and help lift a weight off their shoulders.”

Glowiak Hilton: Changes to reopening plan are good news for small business

Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 05:04 PM

patio052020SPRINGFIELD – After Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan was modified to allow bars and restaurants to open outdoor seating, State Senator Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D-Western Springs) released the following statement:

“Allowing for outdoor seating with social distancing requirements will provide much-needed relief to many of the small businesses in our area. Small business owners, employees and their families will be able to work in a healthy environment and feel at ease knowing that their livelihoods are back in their own hands.

“These changes were made in part by the advocacy of our small business community and municipalities. I am grateful to everyone who was willing to open a civil line of dialogue with our governor.”

Glowiak Hilton announces small business relief for DuPage County

Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 04:06 PM

sm biz covid 051320WESTERN SPRINGS – With small businesses and independent contractors facing economic hardship due to COVID-19 closures, State Senator Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D-Western Springs) announced that DuPage County will offer economic assistance with the Small Business Relief Grant program.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and we need to do all we can to get them through this crisis,” Glowiak Hilton said. “This grant program will provide much-needed relief to the hard-working people that bring our local economy to life.”

Small businesses with fewer than 15 full-time employees and less than $1.5 million in annual gross revenue may apply for a grant up to $15,000. Independent contractors who report at least 50 percent of their income on Form 1099 and an annual gross income of less than $100,000 may apply for a grant up to $7,500.

DuPage County and Choose DuPage will hold an informational webinar on the program this Friday, May 15 at 11 a.m. Register for the webinar here.

Applications will open online this Monday, May 18 here. Applicants will be notified by email if their application has been approved or denied. For questions on DuPage County’s Small Business Relief Grant program, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Glowiak Hilton shares reopening guidelines with local businesses

Published: Friday, May 08, 2020 03:59 PM

Sen. Suzy Glowiak HiltonWESTERN SPRINGS – State Senator Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D-Western Springs) is highlighting the new employee safety measures for businesses that will reopen under the modified Stay at Home Order.

“Protecting the health of employees and customers is paramount as we begin to reopen the economy,” Glowiak Hilton said. “These guidelines clearly lay out what steps employers should take to keep everyone safe and healthy.”

Sen. Suzy Glowiak

Sen. Suzy Glowiak

24th District

Years served: 2019–Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations II; Education; Energy and Public Utilities; Insurance; Labor (Vice-Chairperson); Local Government; Sub. on Utility Rate Regulations.

Biography: Suzy Glowiak (D-Western Springs), a mechanical engineer by trade, believes in working in a bipartisan manner to promote compromise and collaboration in order to find meaningful solutions to lower property tax bills, ensure our schools and universities have the resources to be successful and keep Illinois' children safe; Former Village Trustee in Western Springs where she served as a voice for balanced budgets; Illinois Institute of Technology (B.S. in Mechanical Engineering); Northwestern University (Masters in Manufacturing Engineering); Mother of three children.

Associated Representatives:
Terra Costa Howard
Deanne M. Mazzochi