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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Reick on Cancellation of Veto Session: “We have a multi-billion dollar budget hole to fill and we need to be in session in order to have a voice in crafting a solution.”

On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Mike Madigan’s Chief of Staff announced that the fall veto session has been canceled due to concerns over COVID-19 and proximity to the upcoming…


Friday, November 6, 2020
Rep. Reick Promotes Virtual Job Fair for Veterans

Illinois workNet has partnered with the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to hold a statewide multi-employer Virtual Job Fair. The event is slated to take place over four days…


Thursday, October 29, 2020
Reick joins McHenry, Lake County lawmakers in demanding to see science and data that supports closing restaurants

Restaurants across the state are being forced to shut down despite the lack of data showing that they are the culprit for the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, says a…


Thursday, October 29, 2020
Lilly Insulins to be available for $35/month

Persons who utilize Lilly insulins can now get their Insulin for $35 per month, either through the Lilly Insulin Value Program or through the Part D Senior Savings Model, which federal…


Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick Questions Positivity Metrics as Heightened Mitigations Announced for McHenry and Lake Counties

WOODSTOCK— On Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker announced that COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented for Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry Counties, on Saturday, Oct. 31. In response to…


Wednesday, October 28, 2020
COVID 19 ALERT: Heightened Mitigations Coming to McHenry and Lake Counties on Saturday, Oct. 31

I just received word that heightened mitigation strategies are expected to take effect in McHenry and Lake Counties (IL Region 9) on Saturday, Oct. 31. During the mitigation period, which…


Thursday, October 22, 2020
Reick Urges IDPH to Scrub COVID-19 Positivity Numbers of Duplicates/Non-County Residents; Recommends Using Local Updated Health Department Numbers

Over the last few weeks, a discrepancy in COVID-19 positivity numbers has emerged between the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the McHenry County Health Department. With the county…


Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Legislative News from State Rep. Steve Reick

COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations Hitting Nearby Counties on Friday As you may have heard, heightened COVID-19 mitigations are taking effect in Southern Illinois’ Region 5 on Thursday, and in suburban Kane…


Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick Urges Governor to “Hit the Reset Button” and Work with Legislature on New COVID-19 Response Plan

With COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations on the rise statewide, State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) is asking Governor JB Pritzker to call a special session and hit the reset button,…


Thursday, October 15, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Steve Reick

Despite Pritzker Mandate, if it Relates to Ethics, It’s on Hold in Illinois During his January State of the State Address this year, Governor JB Pritzker said the General Assembly…