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Friday, August 23, 2019
Teacher Minimum Wage Signed into Law

Yesterday, Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation to raise the minimum salary for educators to $40,000 by the 2023-2024 school year. State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) supported the initiative, HB2078. “Illinois…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Batinick’s Statement on The Reproductive Health Act

PLAINFIELD—Today Governor JB Pritzker signed the Reproductive Health Act to massively expand Illinois’ abortion law. State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement after the bill signing: “Signing this…


Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Unanimous Republican Opposition to Pritzker’s Unfair Tax

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) participated in a press conference this morning in the Capitol, introducing House Resolution 153.  The resolution is a unanimous stance by the Republican…


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…


Monday, August 20, 2018
Solving Problems 2: Inefficiencies that increase our property taxes

PLAINFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has released his second “problem solving” video, this one concerning ways to save more than $200 million in administrative costs within the Illinois…


Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission signed into law in Plainfield

Rep. Mark Batinick joined Gov. Bruce Rauner in Plainfield today for the signing of legislation creating the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission. Rep. Batinick co-sponsored the legislation, appropriately numbered House Bill…


Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Batinick speaks out against proposed progressive income tax

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Batinick Speaks out Against Property Tax Increase

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) spoke out today on the Illinois House floor in opposition to a property tax increase proposed by three economists. Batinick warned that the proposed increase…


Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Importance of Shopping Small this Saturday

This Saturday marks an important start to the holiday season “Small Business Saturday!” It is important to shop local to help keep our small businesses thriving and keep our local…


Thursday, November 2, 2017
Batinick to host Veterans Services Event November 15

PLAINFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will host a free Veterans Services Event in Plainfield on Wednesday November 15. “This event will provide veterans in our area the chance…