There are a variety of ways to have your voice heard on pending legislation in Illinois. One of those is by filling out a witness slip. It’s a method that not everyone knows about, so one local representative will be holding a seminar on Thursday to explain the process.

State Representative Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville) will be hosting the seminar at the Edwardsville Public Library from 6-7pm.

Click here for Stuart's comments

She tells The Big Z anyone can attend the event, not just those that live in her district.

(Copyright WBGZ Radio / www.AltonDailyNews.com)