Friday, June 26th, 2015
Week In Review: June 26

FY16 Budget Governor Rauner signs education budget bill.  On Wednesday, June 24, Governor Rauner signed the elementary and secondary education component of the Fiscal Year 2016 State budget, taking our…

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Plainfield Senior Citizen Picnic

Thank you to everyone that made the Plainfield Senior Picnic such a terrific success this year! Over 100 people joined us outside at the Plainfield Township Community Center. Many thanks are…

Saturday, June 20th, 2015
Rep. Batinick Kids Fair Draws Hundreds

Hundreds of local families attended Rep. Batinick’s Kids Fair at Plainfield Central High School on Saturday featuring the popular Touch-A-Truck exhibit, Traveling World of Reptiles show, dance, and martial arts…

Monday, June 15th, 2015
Rep. Mark Batinick Co-Sponsors House Resolution to Withhold Legislators’ Pay if Budget Impasse Continues

PLAINFIELD – Believing it would be inappropriate for state legislators to accept pay in the event that state employees are not paid during a potential extended budget deadlock this summer,…

Monday, June 15th, 2015
Mark Your Calendars: Jobs Fair Set for August 5

Are you unemployed, underemployed, or looking to make a career change? Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 5 to attend a FREE Jobs Fair connecting local job seekers with employers…

Friday, June 12th, 2015
Wireless Phones and the National Do-Not-Call List

Placing telemarketing calls to wireless phones is – and always has been – illegal in most cases. Why the confusion about telemarketing to wireless phones? Consumers report receiving emails saying…

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
Rep. Mark Batinick’s Kids Fair Set for June 20

PLAINFIELD– Over 40 area vendors covering a wide range of educational, health and child care, recreational and community services will participate in State Rep. Mark Batinick’s Kid’s Fair to be…

Monday, June 1st, 2015
Rep. Batinick Offers Summer Reading Club for Local K – 6th Students

PLAINFIELD – State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has announced the official launch of his Summer Reading Club for students entering kindergarten through sixth grades. The program is offered to encourage…