Melinda is a champion for survivors of rape, sexual harassment and domestic violence. She has passed multiple laws protecting citizens, punishing offenders and improving the way Illinois combats sexual violence. Melinda also led efforts to combat the opioid crisis and reform how we deal with addiction across Illinois.
In the 31st District, Melinda has helped hundreds of residents find good jobs by hosting multiple job fairs every year. Her full-time constituent service office has assisted thousands of constituents with local issues.