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Friday, February 22, 2019
Batinick’s 2019 Legislative Agenda

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has filed 12 pieces of legislation that will be considered this year in the 101st Illinois General Assembly. As part of his 2019…


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Batinick: Pension Problem Remains Fixture in 2019 State Budget

SPRINGFIELD — Today Governor JB Pritzker gave his Budget Address to the General Assembly, where he outlined his fiscal priorities for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The Governor’s address included a…


Friday, February 15, 2019
Batinick Opposes Minimum Wage Increase for Illinois

SPRINGFIELD…A proposal to increase the minimum wage rate in Illinois passed yesterday in the House of Representatives. The bill, SB1, would increase the current rate of minimum wage from $8.25…


Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Batinick Named Spokesperson for Personnel and Pensions

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) announced his committee assignments for the 101st General Assembly, where he will join colleagues in the House to vet legislation for the next two years….


Friday, February 1, 2019
Batinick Opposes Democrats’ House Rules

SPRINGFIELD – This week in the House of Representatives, lawmakers voted on the House Rules, which will govern operations in the House for the next two years. State Representative Mark…


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Batinick Discusses Roadblocks to Illinois’ Success

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) recently discussed the factors he believes are hurting Illinois’ and preventing any opportunities for positive change. “It’s a given that we are lagging behind just…


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Cold Weather Safety Tips

With the historic cold weather hitting Illinois’ this week, it is important to understand the real risks associated with winter storms and freezing temperatures. These conditions can be life threatening,…


Thursday, January 24, 2019
What You Need to Know for the 2019 Tax Season

Illinois’ CPA Society recently released a few tips to help residents understand new changes with the new tax season underway. As you prepare your upcoming tax returns, here are a…


Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Batinick Named House GOP Floor Leader

PLAINFIELD. . .State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) was appointed to the position of House Republican Floor Leader today. The Plainfield Republican will be the minority caucus’ point person during the…


Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Batinick Begins Third Term in Illinois House

SPRINGFIELD — State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) was sworn into office today to serve the 97th Legislative District of Illinois in a ceremony held at the University of Illinois’ Springfield…