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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Batinick: Pension Reform Essential to Balancing Budget

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement regarding Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address on February 19th: “I have said it before, but it still rings true:  until the Democrats…


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Batinick Responds to Blagojevich Release

Today, President Trump commuted the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who was found guilty on federal corruption charges and removed from office in 2009. Blagojevich has since served…


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Batinick Backs Change at DCFS, Supports Local Foster Care Families

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) recently met with two foster parents in his 97th District to listen to their experiences and learn what more can be done to help the…


Thursday, February 6, 2020
Batinick Files Guaranteed Admissions Bill to Keep Illinois Students in State

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has filed legislation aimed at keeping Illinois students in state for college. The bill, HB4088, would create the Rewarding Excellence with Higher Education Guaranteed Admissions…


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Batinick to Hold Senior Tech Seminar

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a senior technology seminar in partnership with AT&T.  The event will help guide senior citizen’s in Rep. Batinick’s 97th District through demonstrations,…


Thursday, January 30, 2020
WBEZ: Batinick Interview

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) shares his thoughts with WBEZ following Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Address.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Batinick Reacts to the State of the State

SPRINGFIELD—Today Governor JB Pritzker gave his annual State of the State Address to a joint assembly of the House and Senate.  State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement…


Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Pension Reform Signed into Law

CHICAGO—Today Governor JB Pritzker signed a pension consolidation bill into law.  The legislation, SB1300, will consolidate Illinois’ 649 downstate and suburban police and fire pension funds.  By consolidating pension assets,…


Thursday, December 12, 2019
Batinick Files Legislation to Deny ComEd Subsidies

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) filed legislation today to revoke aspects of the comprehensive state energy bill passed in 2016 during the 99th General Assembly. Representative Batinick was opposed to…


Thursday, December 5, 2019
RADIO: Batinick Calls for Speaker Madigan to Resign