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Press Releases

May 23, 2024

Legislation Waiving Transcript Evaluation Fees for Iraqi, Afghan Refugees Passes Both Chambers of Illinois General Assembly

SPRINGFIELD – Refugees from Iraq and Afghanistan may soon receive expanded access to education in Illinois thanks to a new measure passed by the Illinois General Assembly. Legislation sponsored by State Senator Mike Porfirio (IL-11) and State Representative Hoan Huynh (IL-13) would waive transcript evaluation fees for refugees applying for public higher education institutions across Illinois. CONTINUE READING

May 2, 2024

Illinois Asian American Legislative Caucus Launches Illinois Asian American Legislative Caucus Foundation

SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois Asian American Legislative Caucus, in partnership with the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation, announce the launch of the Illinois Asian American Legislative Caucus Foundation (“IAALCF”), a nonpartisan Illinois not-for-profit organization. CONTINUE READING

February 2, 2024

Illinois' 13th House District First Annual Lunar New Year Luncheon

CHICAGO - State Representative Hoan Huynh (IL-13) and 48th Ward Alderwoman Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth will host Illinois’ 13th House District’s First Annual Lunar New Year Luncheon at Hon Kee BBQ & Seafood Restaurant (5009 N. Winthrop Ave., Chicago, IL 60640) on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 12-3 p.m. CONTINUE READING

December 8, 2023

Town Hall Meeting Highlights Small Businesses' Post-Pandemic Challenges

Advocates and elected officials are spearheading campaign to combat predatory small business lending practices. CHICAGO - Local business owners and community members shared their experiences with navigating a challenging post-pandemic economic environment at a Town Hall yesterday hosted by State Representative Hoan Huynh (IL-13) and Woodstock Institute, a non-profit dedicated to advancing racial equity and economic justice within financial systems. CONTINUE READING

April 28, 2023

State Representative Hoan Huynh Introduces House Resolution 233: 48th Year Anniversary of Fall of Saigon Remembrance Day and Recognition of Contributions of Vietnamese American Community in Illinois

CHICAGO, IL – On Thursday, April 27, 2023, State Representative Hoan Huynh introduced House Resolution 233 in remembrance of the 48TH year anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. CONTINUE READING

March 22, 2023

State Representatives Stephanie Kifowit and Hoan Huynh to Honor Vietnam Veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –  State Representatives Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, and Hoan Huynh, D-Chicago, are inviting Vietnam War Veterans to come and be recognized in the gallery of the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 29th by House Resolution 104. CONTINUE READING

January 13, 2023

Economic Opportunity and Protecting Reproductive Healthcare, LGBTQ+, and Immigrant/Refugee Rights Among Top Priorities for New Rep. Hoan Huynh

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Hoan Huynh, D-Chicago, began his first term in the Illinois House of Representatives Wednesday with a dedication to fight for economic opportunity, environmental justice, and the needs of those most left behind, particularly our seniors and low-income communities of color, in addition to a commitment to protect reproductive healthcare, LGBTQ+, and immigrant/refugee rights. CONTINUE READING

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