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Crespo Measure Helping Secure Stable Financial Future for Disabled Illinoisans Signed Into Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Fred Crespo, D-Hoffman Estates, allowing people with disabilities and their families to establish tax-exempt savings accounts for disability-related expenses was recently signed into law. "The costs associated with a lifelong disability can be overwhelming, especially as the cost of health care rises and insurance rates soar. A tremendous financial strain can be placed on the finances of disabled individuals, as well as their families, who often pay out of pocket for expenses not covered by insurance providers," Crespo said. "This new law will help provide relief and peace of mind for residents by allowing for the...