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…

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…