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Thursday, January 16, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick calls for “deep dive” audit of State spending.

The proposal would create a new Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Act.  Under this Act, a bipartisan 18-member commission would look into the current operations of State government and…


Monday, January 13, 2020
Rep. Reick Hosts Roundtable on Career and Technical Secondary Education Programs

Woodstock…On Friday, State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) sponsored a roundtable meeting at the Woodstock Public Library in conjunction with the Illinois Career and Technical (Education) Administrators Association (ICTA) and the…


Monday, January 6, 2020
Fire Protection Small Equipment Grant Applications

Applications for the Small Equipment Grant Program are now being accepted.  Applications must be postmarked no later than February 29, 2020.  $3.5 million is available for this application cycle.  Most…


Wednesday, December 18, 2019
There’s a “Red Menace” Made of Ink, and We’re Drowning In It

The Chicago Tribune has published the story of a family trying to obtain services for their autistic son, who “aged out” of Illinois’ special education system when he turned 22, and…


Tuesday, December 17, 2019
IAA Foundation is Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Illinois Farm Bureau has announced that registration is open for its IAA Foundation Scholarships. Click the link below for further information. The IAA Foundation is pleased to support the…


Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Millions Have Been Diverted From Gun-Related Funds, Dems Want More

In response to a mass shooting in Aurora in February, the sponsor of a bill which passed in the Illinois House in the Spring session stated that more money is…


Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Park and Recreational Facility Construction (PARC) Grant Program Accepting Applications

P.A. 101-29 contained the Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan, which is intended to be a $45 billion investment in state and local infrastructure over the next six years. As a result of this…


Monday, November 25, 2019
Rep. Steve Reick’s 2019 Veto Session Recap

Dear Neighbor, I hope this message finds you and your family well. As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, I want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to…


Friday, November 15, 2019
DCFS is Broken, Half Measures Won’t Do

I’ve driven by this gate on Dean Street, south of Woodstock, a million times. As the crow flies, it’s about 2 miles from my house. Little did I know that…


Friday, November 15, 2019
Steve Reick Discusses Ethics Task Force on the Floor