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Tuesday, January 4, 2022
It’s Time for Pritzker to Discard His Scientific Hobgoblins

After the last session of the Illinois legislature, you have to wonder what we’ll do this year to top it. After all, we: • Singlehandedly solved the climate crisis;• Took away…


Friday, November 12, 2021
The Reick Report

Legislative Update: COVID and Conscience The Health Care Right of Conscience Act (HCRCA) protects individuals’ ability to cite a “sincerely held set of moral convictions arising from belief in and…


Thursday, November 4, 2021
Rep. Reick Leaves House Agreed Bill Committee Over Fiscal Irresponsibility

WOODSTOCK… State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) released the following statement following request for removal from the Agreed Bill Committee process meant to address the deficit in the Illinois’ Unemployment Insurance…


Thursday, November 4, 2021
Governor, Stay Home and Do Your Job

The General Assembly recently adjourned its fall veto session without addressing many of the major problems which confront Illinois. Among them: Illinois has a $4.4 billion shortfall in its Unemployment Insurance Trust…


Thursday, November 4, 2021
An “Agreed Bill” That I Don’t Agree With

In April, I was appointed to be a representative of the House Republican caucus on an “Agreed Bill Committee” which is a device used by labor and the business community…


Wednesday, September 29, 2021
An Open Letter to the People of the 63rd District

I’ve received many emails and phone calls from people both in the 63rd District and across Illinois objecting to the Governor’s continued imposition of his March, 2020 disaster declaration and…


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…