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Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Batinick-Supported Resolution Urging Honor of Last Medal of Honor Recipient with State Funeral Adopted in House & Senate

SPRINGFIELD – A joint resolution supported by State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) to honor the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II has been adopted in the…


Wednesday, March 16, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Batinick Speaks on Legislation to Cap Gas Sales Tax: “We have to do something.”

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Rep. Batinick Hosts Diaper & Baby Wipe Drive for Women’s History Month

PLAINFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) announced his March Diaper & Baby Wipe Drive for Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, individuals can drop off new and…


Monday, March 14, 2022
Rep. Batinick Introduces Bill to Cap Gas Sales Tax in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – On Friday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) filed legislation to cap sales tax on gas in Illinois. House Bill 5723 caps the sales tax on gas at 18…


Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Letter to the Editor from State Rep. Mark Batinick – Public Safety

A year ago January, Governor Pritzker signed the SAFE-T Act into law. The Safety Accountability, Fairness & Equity Today Act was quickly drafted and un-vetted. Ultimately, it has not demonstrated…


Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Rep. Batinick Responds to Madigan Indictment

SPRINGFIELD – In response to the announcement of the indictment of former House Speaker Mike Madigan on federal racketeering charges, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) issued the following response: “Today,…


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

As you receive this, the world may feel heavier than when I sent my last Batinick Bulletin. Last week, we saw shocking images of violence and explosions in Ukraine as…


Thursday, February 24, 2022
Batinick-Backed Legislation to Hold Sexual Predators and Human Traffickers Accountable Passes House

SPRINGFIELD – On Wednesday, legislation co-sponsored by State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) to combat human trafficking in Illinois passed the House of Representatives. House Bill 4593 was introduced by Rep….


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Rep. Batinick Reacts to Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Budget Address

PLAINFIELD – In response to the Governor’s joint State of the State Budget Address, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following response: “Governor Pritzker highlighted in his budget address…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Batinick Bulletin – Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick for February 2022

I hope this finds you happy and well this snowy February! Below is my monthly legislative update with information on what we’re working on in Springfield and updates from the…