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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…


Monday, October 3, 2022
Batinick Bulletin – Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick for October 2022

Greetings and happy autumn! The fall season brings spectacular weather to the Midwest and Illinois and I hope you are enjoying the foliage and scenery around the 97th District these…


Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Batinick Introduces Long-Term Plan to Reduce Property Taxes in Illinois by 50%

PLAINFIELD – On Wednesday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released a property tax relief plan rooted in pension reform. This 23-year plan aims to reduce property taxes by 50% to…


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…