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Wednesday, April 7, 2021
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reimagine Illinois: A State of Growth

Illinois has ignored calls for reform to turn around our state for far too long. However, we can change this by adopting a new mindset and identifying avenues for growth….


Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick

Save the Date: Recycling & Shredding Event Reimagine Illinois I joined House Republicans in launching “Reimagine Illinois.” Reimagine Illinois outlines the priorities of the Illinois House Republican Caucus for the…


Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Rep. Batinick Joins Reimagine Illinois to Build a Better Illinois

PLAINFIELD – On Wednesday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) joined the House Republican Caucus in launching Reimagine Illinois. Reimagine Illinois outlines the priorities of the Illinois House Republican Caucus for…


Monday, March 15, 2021
OP-ED: Rep. Batinick on Re-Regulation to Help Fix Illinois Budget: One for All and Two for One!

Governor Pritzker reiterated the same old Illinois strategy during his State of the State budget address:  Raise taxes, rinse, repeat. This type of budgeting is frustrating mostly because it focuses on…


Thursday, March 11, 2021
Batinick Bill for Earlier School Zone Speed Limits Recommended to Pass by House Committee

PLAINFIELD – On Wednesday, a bill introduced by State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) to amend the Illinois Vehicle Code was recommended “do pass” by the Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee….


Tuesday, March 2, 2021
House Committees Begin Virtually This Week: Here’s How to Watch

This week, I participated in my first remote committee meeting in the House Insurance Committee. While lawmakers in Springfield participate remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, constituents can stay connected to…


Monday, February 22, 2021
Rep. Batinick’s Response to Governor Pritzker Signing HB3653 into Law

Plainfield – In response to Governor Pritzker signing HB3653 into law Monday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) issued the following response: “I am disappointed in the Governor’s decision to sign…


Thursday, February 18, 2021
Rep. Batinick on Madigan’s Resignation: “He Gone!”

Plainfield – In response to State Representative and former Speaker of the Illinois House Michael Madigan’s resignation, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement: “Former Speaker Madigan’s resignation…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Batinick Reacts to Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Budget Address

Plainfield – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker’s budget address for Fiscal Year 2022: “I was very disappointed in Governor Pritzker’s State…


Thursday, February 11, 2021
Rep. Batinick Responds to House Floor Debate on House Rules for 102nd General Assembly

Springfield – House Republican Floor Leader Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement following floor debate on HR72, the House Rules for the 102nd General Assembly, today: “HR72 does not…