Rep. Batinick Welcomes Consul General of Israel

Rep. Batinick welcomed Mr. Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, as a special guest in the Illinois House of Representatives today. Consul General Gilad addressed the House on the trade relationship between Illinois businesses and Israel, as well as research and development partnerships with Illinois universities. As a small business owner and member of the Higher Education Appropriations Committee, both topics reflect shared priorities of Rep. Batinick’s.