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Monday, July 29, 2019
REAL ID: What You Need to Know

Illinois is issuing “REAL ID’s” in accordance with federal guidelines, which are aimed at making identification cards more secure after 9/11.  After October 1st, 2020 only REAL ID’s will be…


Thursday, July 11, 2019
End of Session Newsletter

This year I returned to Springfield to represent Illinois’ 97th District to continue fighting to create job growth, advocating for efficient government, and opposing tax increases.  As the first year…


Monday, July 8, 2019
Batinick to host Free Senior Fair July 25th

Plainfield—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting a senior fair on Thursday, July 25th.  The event will be held at St. Mary’s Immaculate Church in Plainfield, 15629 South IL-59, from…


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…