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Monday, June 29, 2020
Batinick Backed Legislation Requires Newborn Screening

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) was the chief-co sponsor of a key legislative initiative that requires newborns to be screened for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a genetic, progressive neuromuscular disorder….


Friday, June 26, 2020
Batinick Compiling Online Jobs Bulletin For 97th District Businesses and Residents

PLAINFIELD—As Illinois begins to reopen and businesses start their recovery, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is compiling an Online Jobs Bulletin to help connect businesses looking to hire with eager…


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Batinick Hosting Blood Drive on June 16th

Plainfield—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with Troy Township and Versiti Blood Center of Illinois.  The event will take place on Tuesday, June…


Monday, May 18, 2020
Batinick Urges Governor to Consider Human Toll of the Pandemic

PLAINFIELD—Today, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) and 39 other members of the House Republican Caucus sent a letter to Governor Pritzker urging him to consider the devastating effects that ongoing…


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Batinick Weighs in On Call to Resume Legislative Session

PLAINFIELD—Today the General Assembly received notice that legislative session would resume next week in Springfield.  State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement: “I have been pushing for lawmakers…


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Reps. Batinick, Spain Propose Fair Business Treatment Act

PLAINFIELD—Amid the ongoing economic stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, State Representatives Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) and Ryan Spain (R-Peoria) are filing legislation to help support small businesses. The legislation, called…


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…


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Batinick Hosting Blood Drive on May 14th

Plainfield—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with Plainfield Township, Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Versiti Blood Center of Illinois.  The event will…


Thursday, April 23, 2020
VIDEO: Batinick on Re-Opening Illinois

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) recently discussed options for opening up Illinois with WGN. The Representative has advocated for a common sense approach to safely open up communities which would…


Wednesday, April 22, 2020
House Republicans Propose Strategies to Safely Re-Open Illinois’ Economy

Zoom, IL… Illinois House Republicans discussed an array of proposals and ideas on ways to safely re-open Illinois during the coronavirus pandemic. Some of these proposals include a safe, responsible…