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Friday, September 10, 2021
Rep. Reick Breaks Down Energy Bill

Thursday, September 9, 2021
How Many Renewable Energy Credits Does It Take To Screw in a Light Bulb?

With the House convening on Thursday to consider energy/climate legislation that’s been negotiated by Democrats, labor unions and environmentalists, I’ve been reading up on what the bill provides and have a few…


Thursday, September 2, 2021
The Reick Report

Legislative Update: The past year has seen a tsunami of State government initiatives pointed straight at our public school system. From the implementation of Culturally Responsible Teaching and Leading Standards…


Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Rep. Reick to host FREE Shred Event & Food Drive

You’re invited! Please join State Rep. Steve Reick at his annual Shred Event & canned Food Drive. Attending this (FREE!) Shred Event* is an environmentally-friendly way to protect you and…


Sunday, August 1, 2021
Reick urges CDC to issue clear guidance as new school year approaches

As the CDC Dithers, Schools Twist in the Wind Last week the board for my local school district met and the main topic on the agenda was the matter of…


Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Op-Ed: Madigan gone; legislative hijinks continue

The Woodstock Independent Published July 13, 2021 By Steve Reick When the Illinois House convened in January, for the first time in 38 years, Michael J. Madigan did not preside…


Saturday, June 26, 2021
Phishing Schemes on the Rise as Federal Unemployment Programs Approach September Expiration

Fraudulent Texts, Emails, Social Media Messages Among Correspondence to Unsuspecting Victims The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is urging Illinoisans to be on high alert for phishing schemes that…


Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Rep. Reick reacts to Speaker Welch allowing remote voting

SPRINGFIELD, IL…In response to House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch’s announcement temporarily permitting remote voting, State Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) has issued the following statement: “Intraparty strife among Democrats has resulted…


Saturday, June 12, 2021
Reick Report: Spring Session Wrap Up

It’s hard to believe that at the beginning of the year, lawmakers met in Springfield’s BOS Center to adequately maintain “social distance” due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say,…


Friday, May 7, 2021
Video: House adopts Reick resolution congratulating McHenry County Conservation District

State Rep. Steve Reick filed a resolution congratulating the McHenry County Conservation District on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. The resolution was adopted by the Illinois House of Representatives….