State Representative Mike Tryon Named IL Public Health Association’s Legislator Of The Year

State Representative Mike Tryon has been named “Legislator of the Year” by the Illinois Public Health Association.

According to the Association’s Executive Director Tom Hughes, the award is given annually to one Senator and one State Representative who have supported issues and legislation that are important to the public health field. “Representative Tryon is a leader in Environmental Health with food safety and water quality issues but has also now established himself as a leader in Diabetes education,” said Hughes. “For those reasons, and particularly for his willingness to engage the public health community in the legislative process, he has been recognized.” Read more.