Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Rep. Batinick: How to close $2B of the 2018 Budget Shortfall

Anyone following the Illinois budget impasse knows that our pile of unpaid bills is growing; up to $12.9 Billion and counting.  This creates added pressure on the state because those…

Monday, April 24th, 2017
Rep. Batinick: I’m Not Supporting Non-Essential Bills Until Illinois has a Budget

SPRINGFIELD – With the Illinois General Assembly scheduled to return to session today amidst a crippling 22-month long state budget impasse, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has announced he will…

Friday, April 14th, 2017
In the News: Illinois Lawmaker Floats Bill to Ban Taxpayer-Funded Commencement Speakers

By Cole LauterbachIllinois News Network SPRINGFIELD — In the wake of a publicly funded Illinois university trying to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a graduation speaker in the…

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Rep. Batinick: Democrat Spending Plan is Guaranteed Uncertainty