Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
Illinois House Approves Bill to Nix Legislative Pay Raise

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday voted 101-1 to reject the automatic two percent legislative pay raise scheduled to go into effect this month, passing a bill…

Monday, July 27th, 2015
Rep. Batinick, Anthony Jobs Fair Set for August 5

PLAINFIELD– Over 100 area employers covering a wide range of manufacturing, labor, health care, educational, retail and community services are set to participate in a free Jobs Fair to be…

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Week In Review: July 24

FY16 Budget Crisis Budget stalemate continues in Springfield. As the State of Illinois entered the fourth week of the new fiscal year without a balanced budget in place, the Democrat…

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
CBS Local: Rauner Blasts Madigan for Lawmaker Pay Hike Amid Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner attempted to crank up the pressure Tuesday on House Speaker Michael Madigan over the state budget jam, disparaging the Chicago Democrat for not…

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Rep. Batinick Calls for Public Discussion with Local House and Senate Democrats

PLAINFIELD – With thousands of families having lost access to state services as the Illinois General Assembly remains mired in stalemate without a full budget for the new fiscal year…

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Rep. Batinick to Host Senior Health Fair in Oswego

OSWEGO – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) announces his first annual Senior Health Fair will be held from 10:00am – 12:00pm on Tuesday, July 28 at the Oswego Senior Center,…

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Rep. Mark Batinick Sends 30% of District Budget Back to the State

Plainfield – With the State of Illinois in dire need of a properly balanced budget, and reforms becoming more and more necessary, freshman legislator Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has taken on…

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Week In Review: July 2

FY16 Budget Crisis Governor Rauner, Republicans fight to prevent Illinois government shutdown.  Without a budget in place for the new Fiscal Year 2016 (which began on July 1), there is…