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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….


Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Sign the Petition: Demand Fair Maps!

Recently, we found out that Governor Pritzker is breaking his campaign promise to Illinois voters that he would veto any legislative maps drawn by lawmakers. Sign the petition if you think the…


Friday, April 23, 2021
Video: Rep. Reick addresses the limits of ACS data

Springfield, IL…Rep. Steve Reick (R-63) made the following statement about his speech on the House floor concerning the proper use of American Community Survey (ACS) data: “There’s been a lot…


Thursday, April 8, 2021
State Rep. Steve Reick’s Statement on McHenry County Redistricting

Woodstock, IL…State Rep. Steve Reick (R-63) issued the following statement in advance of the House Redistricting Committee hearing re: McHenry County to be held Friday, April 9: “I strongly encourage…


Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Remote House Committee Hearing Process Underway

Although lawmakers will not be traveling to Springfield for the time being due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois House begins holding committee hearings remotely this week. I am sharing…