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Monday, June 15, 2015
Rep. Mark Batinick Co-Sponsors House Resolution to Withhold Legislators’ Pay if Budget Impasse Continues

PLAINFIELD – Believing it would be inappropriate for state legislators to accept pay in the event that state employees are not paid during a potential extended budget deadlock this summer,…


Monday, June 15, 2015
Mark Your Calendars: Jobs Fair Set for August 5

Are you unemployed, underemployed, or looking to make a career change? Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 5 to attend a FREE Jobs Fair connecting local job seekers with employers…


Friday, June 12, 2015
Wireless Phones and the National Do-Not-Call List

Placing telemarketing calls to wireless phones is – and always has been – illegal in most cases. Why the confusion about telemarketing to wireless phones? Consumers report receiving emails saying…


Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Rep. Mark Batinick’s Kids Fair Set for June 20

PLAINFIELD– Over 40 area vendors covering a wide range of educational, health and child care, recreational and community services will participate in State Rep. Mark Batinick’s Kid’s Fair to be…


Monday, June 1, 2015
Rep. Batinick Offers Summer Reading Club for Local K – 6th Students

PLAINFIELD – State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has announced the official launch of his Summer Reading Club for students entering kindergarten through sixth grades. The program is offered to encourage…


Saturday, May 30, 2015
Week In Review: May 29

Budget – FY16 House, Senate Democrats introduce fake State budget.  House and Senate Democrats introduced a series of spending bills for FY16 (starting July 1, 2015) that spends more than…


Thursday, May 28, 2015
Rep. Batinick: AP College Credit Bill Heads to Governor

SPRINGFIELD – Advancing opportunity for students pursuing higher education, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) announced his chief co-sponsored the bill, House Bill 3428, has passed through both chambers of the…


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Rep. Batinick: Overdrawn Budget Falls Short on College Affordability; Ignores Reforms Needed to Spur Job Growth

SPRINGFIELD – As the end of the legislative session nears, House Democrats have completed their withdrawal from bipartisan working group discussions, and intend to pass an unbalanced budget that looks…


Monday, May 25, 2015
Batinick, House GOP Pause to Honor Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

Friday, May 22, 2015
Week In Review: May 22

Budget – FY16 Despite deadline, Democrats again refuse to pass balanced budget for FY16.  The Illinois Constitution requires that the State annually pass a balanced budget in which revenues match…