June 17, 2016
Contact: Mary Kate Knorr
Tonia Khouri (IL-11) Named Illinois State Crime Commission 2016 Award Recipient
Khouri is a 2016 recipient of the Award of Excellence in County Government.
(AURORA, IL) – The Illinois State Crime Commission presented Congressional Candidate Tonia Khouri with the 2016 Award of Excellence in County Government at the annual “Salute to Those Who Make A Difference” Awards Dinner on Wednesday evening.
“Tonia’s continued excellent work on behalf of the citizens’ of DuPage County in judicial and public safety, as well as her service in mass and public transit, health and human services, and finance is indeed most appreciated,” said Jerry Elsner, ISCC Executive Director. “Our commission, and the law enforcement community, sincerely appreciate her efforts and her support of our mission.”
ISCC aims to combat public corruption and strengthen the criminal justice system here in the state of Illinois. It has accomplished important goals pertaining to crime prevention and anti-terrorism, amongst other areas, and boasts a diverse membership of influencers in government, law enforcement, education, labor, business, and public policy.
Public safety remains an issue of utmost importance to Khouri and has topped her list of preliminary items to take to Washington, D.C. when she is elected to Congress.
“As I’ve traveled our district over the past nine months, I’ve heard time and time again that public safety is a concern for many Illinoisans,” said Khouri. “I am so grateful to the ISCC for recognizing my work to foster safe communities in DuPage county and I look forward to continuing that work at the federal level come November.”