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Rep. Reick Speaks on Sexual Abuse Allegations at Aunt Martha’s Integrated Care Center
July 8th, 2024
Rule of Law Turned Upside Down
May 11th, 2023
Rep. Reick Calls on DCFS To Release Application to Administer Family First Prevention Services Act
February 22nd, 2023
Rep. Reick Announces 103rd General Assembly Committee Appointments
February 3rd, 2023
Rep. Reick, Woodstock Police Host Prescription Drug Drop Off Event
April 26th, 2022
Rep. Reick to Attend Child Abuse Prevention Group’s State Capitol Rally on Third Anniversary of AJ Freund’s Death
April 5th, 2022
Rep. Reick Favors Enhanced Penalties for Firearm “Straw Purchasers”
January 25th, 2022
Rep. Reick Leaves House Agreed Bill Committee Over Fiscal Irresponsibility
November 4th, 2021
Rep. Reick to host FREE Shred Event & Food Drive
August 3rd, 2021
Reick urges CDC to issue clear guidance as new school year approaches
August 1st, 2021
Op-Ed: Madigan gone; legislative hijinks continue
July 13th, 2021
Phishing Schemes on the Rise as Federal Unemployment Programs Approach September Expiration
June 26th, 2021
Rep. Reick reacts to Speaker Welch allowing remote voting
June 16th, 2021
Reick Report: Spring Session Wrap Up
June 12th, 2021
Video: House adopts Reick resolution congratulating McHenry County Conservation District
May 7th, 2021
Sign the Petition: Demand Fair Maps!
May 4th, 2021
Video: Rep. Reick addresses the limits of ACS data
April 23rd, 2021
State Rep. Steve Reick’s Statement on McHenry County Redistricting
April 8th, 2021
Remote House Committee Hearing Process Underway
March 2nd, 2021
Rep. Steve Reick to Serve Second Term on Bipartisan Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
January 28th, 2021
Rep. Reick, House Republicans Call on Pritzker to Halt Latest Job-Killing Tax Increase Ploy
January 22nd, 2021
Reick joins McHenry, Lake County lawmakers in demanding to see science and data that supports closing restaurants
October 29th, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick Questions Positivity Metrics as Heightened Mitigations Announced for McHenry and Lake Counties
October 28th, 2020
Reick Urges IDPH to Scrub COVID-19 Positivity Numbers of Duplicates/Non-County Residents; Recommends Using Local Updated Health Department Numbers
October 22nd, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick Urges Governor to “Hit the Reset Button” and Work with Legislature on New COVID-19 Response Plan
October 20th, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick Earns Perfect Score on IL Farm Bureau Legislative Report Card; Receives “Friend of Agriculture” Award
September 28th, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick Earns 98% Rating from IL Manufacturers’ Association, Named “Champion of Manufacturing”
September 18th, 2020
Reick and County Clerk Joe Tirio to Partner for Mail-In Voting Q&A
September 8th, 2020
State Rep. Steve Reick Hosts Successful Prescription Drug Take-Back Event
August 26th, 2020
Rep. Reick Hosts Second Successful Document Shredding/Food Collection Event of Summer
August 25th, 2020
Reick Named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce
August 18th, 2020
Bill Deferment Programs Available to Illinoisans
April 17th, 2020
Illinois Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 15th
March 26th, 2020
Coronavirus Update
March 17th, 2020
Sign the Petition! Urge Governor Pritzker to not hold school funding hostage to his tax hike
February 24th, 2020
Rep. Reick Introduces Legislation to Create McHenry County Children and Family Services Agency to Take Over the Duties of DCFS
February 14th, 2020
Rep. Reick Responds to Governor Pritzker’s Annual State of the State Address
January 30th, 2020
Rep. Steve Reick calls for “deep dive” audit of State spending.
January 16th, 2020
Rep. Reick Hosts Roundtable on Career and Technical Secondary Education Programs
January 13th, 2020
There’s a “Red Menace” Made of Ink, and We’re Drowning In It
December 18th, 2019
DCFS is Broken, Half Measures Won’t Do
November 15th, 2019
Steve Reick Discusses Ethics Task Force on the Floor
November 15th, 2019
Rep. Reick Supports Sweeping Ethics Reform Package in Response to Federal Investigations
November 8th, 2019
Rep. Reick Co-Sponsors Legislation to Ban Lawmakers from Performing Paid Lobbying Work with Local Government Units
November 5th, 2019
Rep. Reick Co-Sponsors Resolution Urging Congress to Ratify the USMCA
October 10th, 2019
Rep. Reick Appointed to Child Welfare Task Force
September 24th, 2019
Rep. Reick and Harvard Mayor Kelly Provide Update on IHDA Grant to Repurpose Abandoned Properties
August 30th, 2019
Reick-Sponsored Legislation Strengthening Protections Against Financial Exploitation of Elderly and Disabled Signed into Law
August 20th, 2019
Rep. Reick Presents Resolution Honoring the Life and Service of Deputy Jacob Keltner
August 16th, 2019
Rep. Reick to host document shredding, ‘coffee and conversation’ events in July
July 10th, 2019
Rep. Reick Applauds ISBE Grant For Woodstock CUSD 200
June 28th, 2019
Rep. Steve Reick Invites Public To Upcoming Community Events Hosted By His Office
June 13th, 2019
Rep. Steve Reick Reacts To Passage of FY20 Budget
June 1st, 2019
Reick Reacts to Passage of Cannabis Legalization Bill
May 31st, 2019
Legislation Addressing Sexual Abuse in Schools Moves to Governor’s Desk
May 29th, 2019
Interchange at I-90 and Route 23 to be Named “Deputy Jacob Keltner Memorial Interchange”
May 28th, 2019
Reick Responds to Passage of Constitutional Amendment to Eliminate Flat Tax Guarantee from Illinois Constitution
May 27th, 2019
Save the Date! Rep. Reick’s Women’s Self Defense Class Set for Tuesday, June 25
May 22nd, 2019
Reick: There’s Nothing Here that Tells Me This is the Right Solution for Illinois
May 21st, 2019
Rep. Steve Reick Honors Fallen Deputy Jacob Keltner with Interchange Designation
May 16th, 2019
McHenry County’s Patrick Kenneally Joins other States Attorneys to Testify to Benefits of Rep Reick’s Bail Reform Act Opt-Out Bill
May 1st, 2019
Representatives Reick, Weber, Ugaste and Skillicorn Host Successful Town Hall on Progressive Income Tax Plan
April 29th, 2019
House Republicans to Host Joint Town Hall Meeting on Graduated Income Tax
April 17th, 2019
Rep. Steve Reick Welcomes Emerging Female Leaders to Springfield for Recognition Event
April 9th, 2019
Rep. Steve Reick Continues Mobile Office Hours Tour with Evening Event in Woodstock
April 1st, 2019
Reick Hosts Page for a Day in Springfield
March 29th, 2019
Public Pressure Against Government Restructure in McHenry County Results in Complete “Gutting” of HB 3317
March 29th, 2019
State Reps. Reick and Weber Post Petition Opposing Bill to Create County Executive Government in McHenry County
March 25th, 2019
Reick: Deep Dive Spending Audit Must Precede Any New Tax Requests
March 21st, 2019
Rep. Reick Discusses Public Pension Crisis with IL News Network
March 18th, 2019
The Reick Report: March 15, 2019
March 15th, 2019
Fallen McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Recognized through Honorary House Resolution
March 13th, 2019
Reick Files Bills to Address Pension and Failure to Report Loopholes in Instances of Student Sexual Abuse
February 6th, 2019
Rep. Reick Pushes for Private Sector Examination of State Agencies to Identify Cost Savings in Government
January 29th, 2019
Rep. Steve Reick Partners with McHenry County State’s Attorney to Address Negative Fallout from Bail Reform Act
January 24th, 2019
Representative Steve Reick Takes Oath of Office for Second Term in Illinois General Assembly
January 9th, 2019
Representative Steve Reick Argues Against Poorly-Crafted Township Consolidation Bill
November 29th, 2018
State Rep. Steve Reick Earns High Ranking on Technology & Manufacturing Association’s 2018 Legislative Scorecard
November 5th, 2018
The Reick Report: October 29, 2018
October 29th, 2018
Rep. Reick Pushes for Stiffer Penalties for Bail Jumpers
October 26th, 2018
The Reick Report: October 15, 2018
October 15th, 2018
State Rep. Steve Reick to Host Mobile Office Hours at Marengo-Union Library on Oct. 11
October 10th, 2018
Representative Steve Reick Named “Friend of Manufacturing” by Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
October 1st, 2018
The Reick Report: September 25, 2018
September 25th, 2018
State Rep. Steve Reick Named “Friend of Agriculture”
September 21st, 2018
Reick Files Legislation to Establish Private Sector Examination of State Agencies to Identify Opportunities for Cost Savings in Government
September 19th, 2018
McHenry County College to Receive State Funds for “A Building” HVAC Renovation Project
September 11th, 2018
Governor Declares Harvest Emergency in Illinois
September 11th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick to Launch Fall Mobile Office Hours Tour
September 10th, 2018
Governor Signs Rep. Reick’s Dental Insurance Clarity Legislation
August 22nd, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick’s Document Shredding and Food Collection Event a Huge Success
August 20th, 2018
The Reick Report: August 16, 2018
August 16th, 2018
Reick Bill that Provides School Districts with New Tool for Filling School Board Vacancies Signed into Law
August 14th, 2018
Rep. Reick to Partner with Woodstock Food Pantry and City of Woodstock for Document Shredding and Non-Perishable Food and Personal Items Collection Event
August 13th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick Joins Governor Rauner for Signing of Emergency “Red Flag” Gun Law
July 16th, 2018
Rep. Reick Files Legislation to Strip Teachers who Sexually Abuse Students of their Pensions
July 10th, 2018
Governor Signs Teacher Licensure Bill into Law
July 9th, 2018
Reick Files Legislation to Provide for Immediate Suspension or Revocation of License for any School District Employee who Negligently Fails to Report Suspected Sexual Abuse of a Student
June 25th, 2018
State Rep. Steve Reick Hammers CPS on Blatant Neglect of Student Sexual Abuse Reporting Protocol
June 20th, 2018
The Reick Report: June 19, 2018
June 19th, 2018
State Representative Steve Reick to Host 2nd Annual Senior Fair
June 19th, 2018
$69.5 Million in IDOT Funds for Road and Bridge Projects from 2019-2024 Coming to Representative Steve Reick’s District
June 19th, 2018
Rep. Reick Demands Public Hearings in Light of Tribune Investigative Report Detailing Ongoing Sexual Violence against CPS Students
June 4th, 2018
Representative Reick Outlines New Laws Taking Effect on June 1
May 30th, 2018
House of Representatives Pays Respect to Woodstock’s Harlow “Bud” Swartout Jr. through Honorary Resolution
May 29th, 2018
Rep. Reick to Partner with McHenry County Chief Assessment Officer for Session on Understanding & Appealing Property Tax Assessments
May 29th, 2018
Reick Legislation that Improves Transparency of Dental Care Insurance Plans Goes to Governor Rauner for Final Action
May 28th, 2018
Rep. Reick Passes Legislation That Provides School Districts with New Tool for Filling School Board Vacancies
May 25th, 2018
Rep. Reick Recognized by American Conservative Union Foundation for Votes Taken During 2017 Session
May 24th, 2018
Reick Legislation that Removes Firearms from Individuals who Pose an Immediate Threat Receives Broad Bipartisan Support in IL House
May 23rd, 2018
Harvard Parcel Chosen as “Illinois Opportunity Zone”
May 23rd, 2018
Reick Announces Weight Limits Imposed on Johnsburg Road Bridge
May 14th, 2018
Illinoisans Denied Opportunity to Vote on Fair Maps
May 11th, 2018
The Reick Report: May 7, 2018
May 7th, 2018
IDOT Kicks Off “Start Seeing Motorcycles” Campaign for Motorcycle Awareness Month
May 4th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick’s Legislative District to Receive $158,000 in State-Sponsored Library Grants
May 4th, 2018
Today is Tax Freedom Day
April 29th, 2018
Representative Steve Reick Helps Lead Legislative Effort to End Illinois Teacher and Substitute Teacher Shortage
April 27th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick Calls For Adoption of Revenue Estimate
April 26th, 2018
Representative Steve Reick Serves as Leading Republican Voice on Bill to Allow Emergency Firearms Restraining Orders
April 26th, 2018
Rep. Reick Posts Online Petition for Fair Maps
April 24th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick Champions Fair Maps Proposals in IL House
April 19th, 2018
Reick Welcomes FFA Students to Springfield for Agriculture Day
April 12th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick Joins House GOP Leader Durkin to Launch Resolution Opposing Progressive Income Tax Plans
April 10th, 2018
Reick Honors 100th Anniversary of McHenry County HCE through Honorary House Resolution
April 10th, 2018
Gov. Rauner proclaims National Agriculture Day in Illinois
March 20th, 2018
Reick Joins Bipartisan Lawmakers in Urging Governor Rauner to Release County Fair Funding
March 9th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick Chosen to Serve on House Higher Education Committee
March 8th, 2018
Illinois Artists Invited to Submit Designs for Illinois Bicentennial Medallion
March 7th, 2018
House Pays Tribute to Woodstock’s James Keefe through Honorary Resolution
March 7th, 2018
Annual Festival of the Sugar Maples Set for March 3-4 and 10-11 in Marengo
February 27th, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick Presents Consolidation Survey Results
February 26th, 2018
IL Budget Address to be Streamed Live at Noon Today
February 14th, 2018
Reick Champions Taxpayer’s Fiscal Charter Legislation
February 2nd, 2018
Rep. Steve Reick Seeks Input on Road District Consolidation through Legislative Survey
February 2nd, 2018
Representatives Steve Reick and Barbara Wheeler Petition ICC for Local Hearing on Proposed Utilities, Inc. Rate Hike
January 23rd, 2018
Governor Rauner Vetoes Legislation to Increase Powers of McHenry County Board Chairman
January 12th, 2018
School Library Grants Approved for 11 School Districts Located in Representative Steve Reick’s House District
January 12th, 2018
State Representative Steve Reick Continues Mobile Office Hours Tour with January 22 Event in Woodstock
January 10th, 2018
Your Blood Donation Could Save Three Lives
January 9th, 2018
Illinois Drops to the Sixth Largest State
January 8th, 2018
$36 Million Pumped into Invest in Kids Program on First Day of Donations
January 4th, 2018
Warming Centers Provide Relief During Record-Setting Cold Weather
January 2nd, 2018
US Postal Service Creates Illinois Bicentennial Stamp
December 28th, 2017
Rep. Steve Reick Files Legislation to Require Cost Study to Ensure Township Road District Consolidations Save Money
December 15th, 2017
State Rep. Steve Reick Visits Woodstock High School STEM Classrooms
December 12th, 2017
Take the Illinois Historic Landmarks Quiz to Determine How Much You Know About Our State
December 12th, 2017
Illinois Agriculture Association to Offer $144,800 in Scholarships for 2018-2019 Collegiate Year
December 11th, 2017
Heat and Electric Assistance Available to Low-Income Families through LIHEAP
December 8th, 2017
Rep. Reick Celebrates “Hour of Code” with Prairiewood Elementary School Students
December 8th, 2017
Christmas Activities In and Around the 63rd District
December 7th, 2017
Reick Legislative Office Moving to Holiday Office Schedule
December 6th, 2017
Reick Office a Drop-Off Point for Woodstock Rotary’s “Christmas Clearing House” Program
December 6th, 2017
State Launches Toll-Free Opioid Abuse Helpline
December 6th, 2017
Rep. Steve Reick Earns High Marks on 2017 Scorecard by Illinois Technology & Manufacturing Association
December 5th, 2017
Rep. Steve Reick to Host Mobile Office Hours in Johnsburg
December 5th, 2017
Rep. Reick Launches Petition Drive Urging Gov. Rauner to Veto Bill to Increase Powers of McHenry County Board Chairman
November 28th, 2017
Giving Tuesday Offers Opportunities for End-of-Year Charitable Donations
November 27th, 2017
McHenry County Residents Affected by July Floods Eligible for Tax Credit
November 17th, 2017
Representative Reick Participates on Panel for Local Public Hearing of State Opioid Task Force
November 16th, 2017
Small Business Administration Approves Assistance Request for Lake, McHenry, Cook Flood Victims
November 15th, 2017
State Rep. Steve Reick to Host Mobile Office Hours in Richmond on November 14
November 9th, 2017
Governor Rauner Declares Harvest Emergency
November 6th, 2017
Local Hearing on Illinois Opioid Action Plan Scheduled in Woodstock on November 16
November 3rd, 2017
Rep. Steve Reick to Host Mobile Office Hours in Three District 63 Communities in November and December
November 1st, 2017
Reick Speaks to “Bait and Switch” Misinformation on House Bill
October 26th, 2017
Rep. Reick Defends Second Amendment Rights of Lawful Gun Owners
October 26th, 2017
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 28
October 23rd, 2017
Program that Recognizes Veterans on Drivers Licenses Expanded
October 19th, 2017
IDOT Seeks Public Input on State’s Rest Areas
October 18th, 2017
Rep. Reick Co-Sponsors Legislation to Ban Use of Taxpayer Funds for Elective Abortions in Illinois
October 12th, 2017
Reick and Althoff to Host Joint Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11 in Marengo
October 10th, 2017
Financial Aid Portal for 2018-2019 Collegiate School Year Opens October 1
September 29th, 2017
Senator Pamela Althoff and Rep. Steve Reick to Host Second Town Hall Meeting on October 4
September 29th, 2017
In Politics You’re Only As Good As Your Word
September 28th, 2017
City of Woodstock To Hold Public Hearing on Centegra
September 26th, 2017
State I-Cash Program Making Improvements
September 26th, 2017
Equifax Data Breach: What You Should Know
September 13th, 2017
Rep. Reick to Partner with Township Assessors for Session on Understanding & Appealing Property Tax Assessments
September 12th, 2017
Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Reick Events
September 11th, 2017
Senator Pamela Althoff and Rep. Steve Reick to Partner on Series of Town Hall Meetings
September 11th, 2017
Rep. Reick to Partner with Senator Althoff for Town Hall Meetings
September 6th, 2017
State Representative Steve Reick to Host Mobile Office Hours at Marengo-Union Library on September 12
September 5th, 2017
Governor Signs Rep. Reick’s First Bill Into Law
August 23rd, 2017
Governor Signs Legislation Co-Sponsored by Rep. Reick that Honors Fallen Members of IL National Guard
August 14th, 2017
Rep. Steve Reick’s First Annual Senior Fair a Huge Success
July 28th, 2017
Rep. Reick Sets Mobile Office Hours at McHenry Library
July 25th, 2017
State Representative Steve Reick to Host Free Senior Fair
July 13th, 2017
Rep. Reick to Launch Mobile Office Hours Tour
July 6th, 2017
State Representative Steve Reick Signs On as Chief Co-Sponsor of School Funding Reform Bill
June 26th, 2017
Spring Session Summary
June 1st, 2017
Reick Bill to Dissolve Inactive Advisory Board Receives Unanimous House Approval
May 30th, 2017
Reick, Wheeler Congratulate Local Group of STEM Students on Setting New World Record
May 26th, 2017
Rep. Steve Reick Calls on Attorney General Madigan to Force Legislators to Comply with Balanced Budget Requirement
May 19th, 2017
Rep. Reick Attempts to Jump-Start Budget Process by Signing on as Chief Co-Sponsor of Revenue Estimate Resolutions
May 10th, 2017
Reick Releases Results of 2017 Winter Legislative Survey
April 18th, 2017
2017 Winter Survey Results
April 17th, 2017
Reick Presents Beloved Local Basketball Player, Coach and Athletic Director with Official House Resolution
April 10th, 2017
Reick Strengthens Contract Protections for Military Personnel through Passage of First Bill in Illinois House of Representatives
April 4th, 2017
Rep. Reick Presents First Bill Before Revenue & Finance Committee
March 30th, 2017
IDOT Assures Legislators and Woodstock Officials Route 47 Project will Move Forward
March 29th, 2017