Current Issues

 

Rep Crespo SeniorsStanding Up for Seniors

Rising property taxes, license registration fees, and prescription drug costs threaten the independence and security of senior citizens living on a fixed income.

State Rep Crespo BudgetRevenues and Spending in the FY 2015 Budget

IllinoisChannelTV talks with Rep Fred Crespo, who Chairs the House Committee on General Services,

 Improving Education

Funding Early Childhood Education Crespo knows education is the key to a bright start for our children and education starts at birth.

Access to Healthcare

Over 7,000 Illinois women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and approximately 1750 Illinois women will die of the disease this year.


Public Transportation

Rep. Crespo knows many people live on fixed budgets and rely heavily on public transportation to get to and from work, the doctor or to go grocery shopping.

Fiscal Responsibility

By relying on his background in business, Rep. Crespo worked hard this year to pass a state budget that provides for important services like health care and education, but forces the state to live within its means by restoring fiscal accountability and responsible spending.

Keeping Families Safe

Crespo supported House Bill 1548 which requires sex offenders who used violence or the threat of force to commit their crimes to wear a GPS bracelet for the rest of their lives.