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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Reick ridicules Democrats for playing rope-a-dope on a bill that passed unanimously out of committee

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Rep. Reick points out that yet another Property Tax Force ignores the real problems with increasing property taxes

Rep. Reick points out that yet another Property Tax Force ignores the real problems with increasing property taxes, which is mandates and the failure of the state to pay what…


Thursday, May 16, 2024
This Week’s Hot Topic: It’s the Beginning of the End 

For those of you who subscribe to this newsletter and wonder where I’ve been, I wish to apologize for not having written to you since late February. I know it’s…


Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Summer Program

The American Legion is hosting a super cool Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Program this summer at Camp Lincoln in Springfield this June 23-28, 2024. For more information, contact Wayne Madson…


Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Rep. Reick on Woodstock Rotary Club Raffle

Time is running short! Buy your ticket now for a chance to win a Jeep Wrangler or $40,000 while at the same time helping the Woodstock Rotary Club do good…


Friday, May 3, 2024
Jewish American Heritage Month!

Jewish American Heritage Month recognizes and honors the important contributions of Jewish Americans. This month, individuals from all backgrounds will celebrate the Jewish American experience throughout our history!


Thursday, May 2, 2024
Thank you Cary-Grove IHSA Class 6A Football Team

I was happy to recognize the Cary-Grove IHSA Class 6A Football Team and I appreciate the school’s interest in what we’re doing in Springfield to help provide first-rate educational outcomes…


Friday, April 26, 2024
DEA Drug Take Back Day

Take Back Day is a free event for communities nationwide to properly dispose of old and unneeded medications. Find a collection site near you at www.DEATakeBack.com


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
The Illinois Farm Bureau’s docuseries, “Fields Apart: Rooted Together,”

The Illinois Farm Bureau’s docuseries, “Fields Apart: Rooted Together,” showcases the shared characteristics and challenges that rural and urban farmers face in Illinois. https://www.advantagenews.com/news/local/illinois-farm-bureau-highlighting-diversity-of-farming/article_0f789f34-01b2-11ef-8132-3bc2572ec4aa.html


Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Illinois State Capitol reopens after being placed on lockdown for bomb threat

We cannot thank our State Capitol Police enough for all that they do to keep the Capitol Complex safe. https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/illinois-state-capitol-reopens-bomb-threat/