Monday, March 15, 2021
OP-ED: Rep. Batinick on Re-Regulation to Help Fix Illinois Budget: One for All and Two for One!

Governor Pritzker reiterated the same old Illinois strategy during his State of the State budget address:  Raise taxes, rinse, repeat. This type of budgeting is frustrating mostly because it focuses on…

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Batinick Bill for Earlier School Zone Speed Limits Recommended to Pass by House Committee

PLAINFIELD – On Wednesday, a bill introduced by State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) to amend the Illinois Vehicle Code was recommended “do pass” by the Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee….

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
House Committees Begin Virtually This Week: Here’s How to Watch

This week, I participated in my first remote committee meeting in the House Insurance Committee. While lawmakers in Springfield participate remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, constituents can stay connected to…

Monday, February 22, 2021
Rep. Batinick’s Response to Governor Pritzker Signing HB3653 into Law

Plainfield – In response to Governor Pritzker signing HB3653 into law Monday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) issued the following response: “I am disappointed in the Governor’s decision to sign…

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Rep. Batinick on Madigan’s Resignation: “He Gone!”

Plainfield – In response to State Representative and former Speaker of the Illinois House Michael Madigan’s resignation, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement: “Former Speaker Madigan’s resignation…

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Batinick Reacts to Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Budget Address

Plainfield – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker’s budget address for Fiscal Year 2022: “I was very disappointed in Governor Pritzker’s State…

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Rep. Batinick Responds to House Floor Debate on House Rules for 102nd General Assembly

Springfield – House Republican Floor Leader Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement following floor debate on HR72, the House Rules for the 102nd General Assembly, today: “HR72 does not…

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Rep. Batinick Re-Appointed as House Republican Spokesperson for House Personnel & Pensions Committee

PLAINFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) was re-appointed as House Republican Spokesperson of the Personnel & Pensions Committee in the Illinois House of Representatives for the 102nd General Assembly….

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

PLAINFIELD—House Republican Leader Jim Durkin re-appointed State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) as the Republican Floor Leader in an announcement made earlier this week. Rep. Batinick has served as the Republican…

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Batinick’s 97th District Enters Tier One Mitigations

PLAINFIELD—With Governor Pritzker’s recent announcement of Region 7 moving into Tier 1 of COVID-19 mitigations, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is praising the latest changes, which mirror the decreased COVID-19…