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Thursday, April 30, 2020
‘Let’s Face It’ Poster Available Here

For the last two weeks, State Representative Mark Batinick’s (R-Plainfield) ‘Let’s Face It’ program has motivated local stores and restaurants to require employees to wear protective face coverings. The initiative…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
UPDATE: Ethics Reform

As the final day of legislative session concludes in the General Assembly, there are several outstanding pieces of ethics legislation that have not been addressed.  State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield)…


Friday, June 21, 2019
Pension Buyout Program Successful in Illinois

In a recent news article, Governor Pritzker discussed the success of the pension buyout program that has been available to retirees for the last year.  This is a pension reform…


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…


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…


Sunday, December 30, 2018
New Laws for 2019

With the arrival of the New Year comes a series of new laws enacted by the State of Illinois. This year, 253 new laws will take effect on January 1,…


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…