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Wednesday, February 27th, 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 1st, 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 29th, 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 29th, 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 24th, 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 30th, 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 20th, 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…

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Solving Problems; Batinick on Pensions, Property Taxes
Tuesday, July 31st, 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…

Friday, July 20th, 2018
How to Solve the Illinois Pension Crisis And Dramatically Lower Property Taxes

Arguably the two biggest issues facing the State of Illinois are its unfunded pensions and high property taxes.  Past misdeeds and underfunding has led to a massive unfunded pension liability. …