Press Releases

  • 09/10/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – A legislative measure introduced by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, led to the designation of a suburban tollway bridge as the “Trooper James Sauter Memorial Overpass” during a ceremony on Tuesday afternoon.

  • 08/27/2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois will be a more competitive place to do business as a result of new laws sponsored by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, streamlining the state licensing and permitting processes.rn

  • 08/25/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – Reinforcing her ongoing commitment to public safety, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, participated in the inaugural meeting of the School Security and Standards Task Force on Monday. Sente helped create the task force of legislators, law enforcement officials and educators to form a comprehensive approach to school safety.

  • 08/20/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. - State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is partnering with state Sen. Terry Link, D-Waukegan and state Rep. Rita Mayfield, D-Waukegan, to host a "Developmental Disabilities: Ask the Experts!" discussion focused on issues faced by members of the developmentally disabled community. The event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sullivan Community Center, located at 635 Aspen Drive in Vernon Hills.

  • 07/30/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, partnered with the Chicago Zoological Society to bring the Brookfield Zoo experience to Vernon Hills for the second time, during the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County’s (SRACLC) annual Camp Family Day on Wednesday.

  • 07/28/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, issued the following statement after voting to decrease legislator salaries through the elimination of the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) received by General Assembly members for Fiscal Year 2016:

  • 07/23/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is teaming up with State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, to host a free Property Tax Appeal Workshop for residents of Wheeling Township on Tuesday, August 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Indian Trails Public Library, located at 355 Schoenbeck Rd. in Wheeling.

  • 07/14/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is warning residents about a fraudulent political mailer sent out by a right-wing special interest group, encouraging them to contact her through a third-party phone number not connected with her office, which may be used to collect residents' personal information with malicious intent.

  • 07/08/2015


    VERNON HILLS, Ill.
    - State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, and Congressman Bob Dold were featured in a roundtable dialogue focused on how to better attract, retain and grow businesses in the northern suburbs.

  • 06/26/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. - To bring the needs of small businesses to the forefront of economic development discussions, state Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, will be featured in a Small Business Roundtable on Monday, July 6 at Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc., located at 625 Forest Edge Drive in Vernon Hills. A free continental breakfast and networking session will be held at 8:30 a.m., with the roundtable discussion beginning promptly at 9 a.m.

  • 06/23/2015


    VERNON HILLS, Ill.
    – State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, recently teamed up with the Vernon Hills Park District, the Village of Vernon Hills, the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO), AT&T and Westfield Hawthorn Mall to provide families with an environmentally friendly way to dispose of a variety of household items.

  • 06/19/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. - State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, welcomed more than 40 residents and community leaders to her district office open house and town hall meeting Thursday night. In addition to helping familiarize residents with services available through her full-time constituent service office, Sente provided a legislative update and fielded a variety of questions from those in attendance.

  • 06/11/2015

    VERNON HILLS, Ill. ­̶̶̶ To help residents protect against identity theft and increase access to recycling opportunities, state Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, will be hosting a recycling fair and shred event on Saturday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the southwest parking lot of Westfield Hawthorn Mall.

  • 05/29/2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Small businesses will have a stronger voice in the state legislature thanks to the Small Business Owner Caucus (SBOC) recently formed by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, and State Rep Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, to help Illinois entrepreneurs succeed.

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