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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
A Guide to Celebrating the Fourth of July in the 97th District

There are many different events happening around State Representative Mark Batinick’s 97th District to properly honor independence day.  The following communities have great events planned to celebrate the Fourth of…


Friday, June 21, 2019
Pension Buyout Program Successful in Illinois

In a recent news article, Governor Pritzker discussed the success of the pension buyout program that has been available to retirees for the last year.  This is a pension reform…


Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Rep. Batinick’s Upcoming Summer Events

State Representative Mark Batinick is looking forward to meeting constituents around the 97th District this summer.  There are some great free events available for area residents.  Below are a few…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Batinick’s Statement on The Reproductive Health Act

PLAINFIELD—Today Governor JB Pritzker signed the Reproductive Health Act to massively expand Illinois’ abortion law. State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement after the bill signing: “Signing this…


Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Protecting Women

This year in the House of Representatives, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) sponsored and supported a variety of legislative initiatives to help women.  Be it providing more health procedures, expanding…


Saturday, June 1, 2019
Batinick Gives Adjournment Statement

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement upon adjournment in the House of Representatives: “Tonight we concluded legislative session in the House of Representatives.  We passed a flurry…


Saturday, June 1, 2019
VIDEO: Batinick Declares Teacher Appreciation Week

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) was the chief House sponsor of SJR40, which recognizes Illinois Teachers.  It declares May 6th– 10th, 2019 as “Teacher Appreciation Week” in the State of…


Friday, May 31, 2019
VIDEO: Batinick Debates Graduated Income Tax Rates

Friday, May 31, 2019
Batinick Opposed to New Tax Rates

SPRINGFIELD—Today the rates for the graduated income tax were presented through SB687 in the House of Representatives.  The new tax brackets would include a top tax rate of 7.99% for…


Thursday, May 30, 2019
Batinick’s Children’s Safety Expo Set for June 22nd

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting a Children’s Safety Expo on Saturday June 22nd.  The event will be held from 9:00am-12:30pm at Plainfield Central High School, 24120 Fort Beggs…