Rep. Marie Newman talks about a new bill that will prohibit age discrimination against job applicants

Bob Sirott

In this Monday, March 9, 2020, photo, Marie Newman smiles as she campaigns in the Archer Heights neighborhood of Chicago. Newman almost unseated Illinois Republican Rep. Dan Lipinski a staunch abortion opponent and one of the most conservative Democrats in Congress, in 2018, and is trying again in the March 17 primary. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Rep. Marie Newman, who represents Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, joined Lisa Dent (filling in for Bob Sirott) to talk about legislation that she helped introduce and get passed that will prohibit age discrimination against job applicants. Congresswoman Newman is hosting a Senior Resource Fair tomorrow at the Oak Lawn Senior Center from 9am-Noon.

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