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Wednesday, September 21, 2022
The Batinick Plan for Pension Reform as a Foundation for Property Tax Relief

Two of the largest fiscal issues facing Illinois for the past few decades have been our unfunded pension liability and our sky-high property taxes. While there is still work to…


Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Batinick Introduces Property Tax Relief Legislation for Last Week of Veto Session

SPRINGFIELD – This month, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) introduced legislation to provide property tax relief for Illinoisans. House Bill 5834 would begin the Education Property Tax Relief Fund for…


Friday, November 18, 2022
Batinick Bulletin – Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick for Veto Session Week 1

Greetings! We had a little bit of December in November this week, but that didn’t stop us from our veto session down in Springfield. We met on Tuesday and Wednesday…


Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Batinick Resolution Honoring Heroic Oswego Police Officers Adopted in House

SPRINGFIELD – On Tuesday during the fall legislative veto session, a resolution honoring heroic police action that was introduced by State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) was adopted in the Illinois…


Friday, November 4, 2022
Daylight Saving Time: Time to fall back one hour

The end of Year 2022 Daylight Saving Time will come just after midnight on November 5-6, 2022.  The exact time of the changeover will be 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, at…


Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Winter Community Resources in the 97th District

97th District-Area Warming Centers – Will County 95th Street Library 3015 Cedar Glade Dr., Naperville, IL 630-420-6009 M-F 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday…


Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Rep. Batinick Highlights State Resources for Families during National Adoption Month

PLAINFIELD – This National Adoption Month, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is highlighting resources available on his website for families interested in adoption in Illinois. National Adoption Month began in…


Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Batinick Bulletin – Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick for November 2022

This month, we are welcoming a season of gratitude. I wish you happy and peaceful celebrations as we approach the holiday season. In two weeks, the General Assembly is back…


Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Halloween for Everyone

While we prepare our costumes and homes for trick-or-treaters this Monday, now is a good opportunity to consider the trick-or-treaters who may have different needs than others. Below are some…


Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Rep. Batinick to Host 2022 College Financial Aid & FAFSA Workshop

PLAINFIELD – Next week, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting a College Financial Aid & FAFSA Workshop in Plainfield. Rep. Batinick invites constituents on Tuesday, October 25th from 6:30…


Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Halloween Safety: Tips from the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal

Halloween is coming, and the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) reminds Illinoisans that two out of every five fires are started by candles. Tips on how to…