Monday, June 13, 2022
Illinois One of More than Ten U.S. States Where Price of Motor Fuel Passes $5.00/Gallon; Democrats Block Action

The dismal news, already familiar to many motorists, was made official by the American Automobile Association (AAA) in their ongoing gas prices survey of the 50 states.  Other states with…

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Batinick Bulletin – Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick for June 2022

We are past the unofficial start of summer and I hope you are all enjoying these warmer days! June is also important in American history as we recognize Juneteenth later…

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Rep. Batinick Proposes Solutions for High Gas Prices in Illinois in New Video

PLAINFIELD – In response to skyrocketing gas prices in Illinois, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) produced a new video proposing solutions to alleviate this problem for middle and lower income…

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Batinick Solutions for High Gas Prices

Monday, May 23, 2022
Illinois Gas Prices Jump Into Record Highs

The essential day-to-day commodity, which now costs more than $4.00/gallon throughout the United States, is getting close to or above $5.00/gallon in many parts of Illinois. Market data, including gasoline…

Friday, May 13, 2022
Rep. Batinick Hosts Plainfield Blood Drive this May

PLAINFIELD – Next Friday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting a blood drive in Plainfield with the American Red Cross. He invites constituents to join him on Friday, May…

Thursday, May 12, 2022
OP-ED: It’s time for the Reflection Phase of Illinois’ COVID-19 response

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois followed a “Restore Illinois” model ranging from “Phase 1: Rapid Spread” to “Phase 5: Illinois Restored.” Illinois has already achieved Phase 5, and we are…

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Batinick-Backed Bill to Include Back Payments for Illinois School Construction Grants Signed into Law

PLAINFIELD – Bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) to amend the School Construction Law was signed into law by Governor Pritzker on Friday. House Bill 3637 updates…

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Batinick Buyout Extension Becomes Law

PLAINFIELD – On Thursday, legislation to extend the successful “Batinick Buyout” program for state pensions was signed into law by Governor Pritzker. House Bill 4292 passed the House and Senate…

Monday, May 2, 2022
Batinick Bulletin – Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick for May 2022

Greetings! I’m writing to provide my monthly legislative update for May. Over the course of the truncated spring session, the General Assembly passed 404 bills through both chambers and adjourned…