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Monday, March 16, 2020
Batinick’s ‘Helping Hands’ to Protect Elderly During COVID-19

PLAINFIELD- State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) recently launched a program to help senior citizens in his district stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of COVID-19 cases has increased…


Friday, March 13, 2020
Batinick Launches ‘Helping Hands’ Program

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is launching a program to help those in need in the community. Below is statement from Rep. Batinick: “My…


Thursday, March 12, 2020
PODCAST: Batinick on Pensions, Property Tax Reform and Corruption

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Batinick to Host Interactive Workshop for Teens

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) and Plainfield Township are hosting a free interactive workshop for teenagers in his 97th District!  The Teen Edge Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 26th…


Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Batinick Supports Foster Care Income Tax Credit

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is supporting legislation to amend the Illinois Income Tax Act.  The bill, HB5119, will provide an income tax credit for taxpayers who are foster parents. …


Monday, March 2, 2020
Free Self Defense Class in Rep. Batinick’s 97th District

PLAINFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting a free self-defense class for women in his district. The seminar will be taught by the world-renowned educators at One-Light Self-Defense,…


Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Batinick Pushes for Retroactive Terms Limits for IL Lawmakers

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has filed a constitutional amendment to create retroactive term limits in Illinois. HJRCA44 provides that each General Assembly office is limited to 12 years and…


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Batinick: Pension Reform Essential to Balancing Budget

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement regarding Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address on February 19th: “I have said it before, but it still rings true:  until the Democrats…


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Batinick Responds to Blagojevich Release

Today, President Trump commuted the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who was found guilty on federal corruption charges and removed from office in 2009. Blagojevich has since served…


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Batinick Backs Change at DCFS, Supports Local Foster Care Families

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) recently met with two foster parents in his 97th District to listen to their experiences and learn what more can be done to help the…