February 24, 2017

Duckworth Opens Senate Constituent Service Office in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, IL - U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today hosted an open house to mark the opening of her new Senate office in Springfield to help ensure hardworking families across central Illinois can easily and quickly take advantage of the constituent services offered by the Senator and her downstate staff. Duckworth's Springfield Senate Office will provide a number of services to Illinoisans including assistance with Veterans benefits, Social Security, Medicare, small business development and other issues with federal agencies. A photo of today's open house is available here.

"It's great to see so many Illinoisans here today to help me launch my new Springfield Senate office," said Senator Duckworth. "My new Springfield office will help ensure hardworking families in central Illinois have access to a convenient and welcoming place to get assistance with federal agencies, small business development and federal benefits like Social Security, Veterans benefits and Medicare. One of my top priorities as Senator is ensuring my staff and I are accessible to Illinoisans in every corner of our state, and I look forward to opening more Senate offices across Illinois."

"Having Senator Duckworth's Office on the Old State Capital Plaza heightens the importance of Downtown and our capital city. I appreciate Senator Duckworth's service and commitment to Springfield, Illinois and the United States of America," Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder said.

"We're thrilled to welcome Senator Duckworth to her new downtown office, where she'll be in the heart of the action on the Old State Capitol Plaza," said Lisa Clemmons Stott, Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Incorporated. "Whether she is meeting with everyday people, government officials or special guests, the neighborhood where Lincoln lived, worked and played is an excellent launch pad for her important work on behalf of us all in the US Senate."

While in Springfield today, Senator Duckworth also met with Mayor Jim Langfelder & Alderwoman Doris Turner to discuss key issues facing hardworking families in Springfield, and how they can work together to support local businesses and create jobs. A photo of the meeting is available here.