Senator Loughran Cappel

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel was sworn into office Wednesday for another term in the Illinois Senate.

“As a lifelong resident of Will County, I am proud to continue being a voice in Springfield for the residents of the 49th District,” said Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood). “I will continue working through the challenges our communities face and will fight to better the lives of the people in Illinois.”

Loughran Cappel has represented the 49th District since her appointment in 2020. The district includes parts of Will County including communities such as Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Joliet.

Loughran Cappel has championed many legislative issues, such as addressing the teacher shortage, providing funding for statewide breast cancer services, creating the Children’s Mental Health Council, and strongly advocating for education. She plans to continue fighting for investments in education and mental health services, and advocate for seniors, veterans and small businesses.

Loughran Cappel strives to keep constituents updated with helpful information and resources, and encourages people to reach out to her office at 815-267-6119 or with questions or concerns.

This week marks the start of the 103rd General Assembly.


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PLAINFIELD– In an effort to promote local businesses and assist recovery efforts, State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewod) is interested in touring small business tours within the 49th District.

“Businesses are still struggling and recovery efforts are still ongoing, so it is more important than ever to support our local shops,” Loughran Cappel said. “Through these tours local businesses will be highlighted by my office and hopefully receive a much needed boost in traffic.”

Loughran Cappel launched an application process to tour restaurants, retail, and businesses that provide personal services, such as barber shops and salons. Applications are open, and interested business owners can find the application here. Once the application is received, a member of Sen. Loughran Cappel’s team will respond with additional details.

Representatives of businesses with questions can call Sen. Loughran Cappel’s office at (815) 267-6119 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Office Info

Springfield Office
Wm. Stratton Building
Section C, Room M
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-0052

District Office
20660 Caton Farm Rd. Unit D
Crest Hill, IL 60403
(815) 267-6119

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