Riley to be Honored as Legislator of the Year by Illinois Public Transportation Association

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September 20, 2013 State Rep. Al Riley, D-Olympia Fields, was named 2013 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA). “Finding ways to provide communities with safe and reliable public transportation has always been a particular area of interest to me,” Riley said. “This year shown the…

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Riley: Expand Public Accountability of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

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Measure requires consideration of state budget impact SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To extend accountability and transparency to important policy making agencies, State Rep. Al Riley, D-Olympia Fields, advanced legislation through the House of Representatives requiring the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) to articulate the state budget implications of its annual…

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Rep. Riley Measure Targets Metra Fare Hikes

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To help address any substantial fare increases proposed by Chicagoland’s suburban commuter rail system, state Rep. Al Riley, D-Olympia Fields, passed legislation through the House of Representatives requiring Metra to appear before the General Assembly before boosting ticket prices. “Not only should Metra be required to justify…

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State Rep. Al Riley Elected Assistant Majority Leader

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Springfield, IL – In recognition of his years of public service and commitment to Southland families, State Representative Al Riley (D-Olympia Fields) was selected by his peers to serve as an Assistant House Majority Leader in the Illinois House of Representatives. “My new role is a great opportunity, because the…

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Riley Introduces Legislation to Protect the Rights of those Injured in CTA Accidents

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SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Rep. Al Riley (D-Olympia Fields) has filed legislation, House Bill 2424, that would prevent the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) from denying injury claims because of small errors on required forms for accident victims. House Bill 2424 will be presented before the House Judiciary I – Civil…

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