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Thursday, November 14, 2019
Batinick Statement on Ethics Reform

SPRINGFIELD–Two pieces of legislation were pushed through the General Assembly today to address the ongoing ethics issues plaguing the statehouse.  The legislation includes HJR93, which would create the Joint Commission…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
VIDEO: Batinick Remarks on Pension Reform

Thursday, November 14, 2019
UPDATE: Ethics Reform

As the final day of legislative session concludes in the General Assembly, there are several outstanding pieces of ethics legislation that have not been addressed.  State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield)…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
Batinick Favors Pension Reform Effort

SPRINGFIELD—The House of Representatives passed a pension reform bill for downstate and suburban police and fire pension assets. The legislation, Amendments 5, 6, and 7 to Senate Bill 1300, will…


Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Republican Lawmakers Take Aim at Conflict of Interest for Illinois State Board of Elections

Springfield, IL… As allegations of government corruption continue to plague the Statehouse, Republican legislators including State Senators Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) and Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) and State Representatives Tim Butler…


Friday, November 1, 2019
Batinick Statement: Arroyo Resignation

PLAINFIELD–Today State Representative Luis Arroyo (D-Chicago) resigned from office amid federal bribery charges.  The Representative was arrested on October 25th, but today tendered his resignation from the House of Representatives. …


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Batinick Backs Red Light Camera Ban

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is the chief co-sponsor of an initiative to outlaw red light cameras in the State of Illinois. The legislation, HB3909 would prohibit municipalities from enacting…


Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Batinick Supports Bill to Reject Automatic Pay Increase

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) recently signed on as the chief-co sponsor of legislation to prevent automatic pay increases for Illinois lawmakers.  The legislation, HB3910, would phase out and end…


Monday, October 28, 2019
Batinick Renews Call for Tougher Ethics Laws

SPRINGFIELD—Today State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) joined colleagues at a press conference in the State Capitol to stress the need for stronger ethics laws in Illinois government. The press conference…


Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Batinick Hosting Health Insurance & Wellness Fair

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting an upcoming Health Insurance and Wellness Fair for his 97th district residents.  The event is free and will be held on Tuesday, November…