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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Batinick Files Guaranteed Admissions Bill to Keep Illinois Students in State

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has filed legislation aimed at keeping Illinois students in state for college. The bill, HB4088, would create the Rewarding Excellence with Higher Education Guaranteed Admissions…


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Batinick to Hold Senior Tech Seminar

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will be hosting a senior technology seminar in partnership with AT&T.  The event will help guide senior citizen’s in Rep. Batinick’s 97th District through demonstrations,…


Thursday, January 30, 2020
WBEZ: Batinick Interview

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) shares his thoughts with WBEZ following Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Address.


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Batinick Reacts to the State of the State

SPRINGFIELD—Today Governor JB Pritzker gave his annual State of the State Address to a joint assembly of the House and Senate.  State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement…


Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Pension Reform Signed into Law

CHICAGO—Today Governor JB Pritzker signed a pension consolidation bill into law.  The legislation, SB1300, will consolidate Illinois’ 649 downstate and suburban police and fire pension funds.  By consolidating pension assets,…


Thursday, December 12, 2019
Batinick Files Legislation to Deny ComEd Subsidies

PLAINFIELD—State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) filed legislation today to revoke aspects of the comprehensive state energy bill passed in 2016 during the 99th General Assembly. Representative Batinick was opposed to…


Thursday, December 5, 2019
RADIO: Batinick Calls for Speaker Madigan to Resign

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Republicans Demand Speaker Madigan’s Resignation

CHICAGO— Reform-minded legislators Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield), Randy Frese (R-Paloma), Margo McDermed (R-Mokena), and Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) today demanded Speaker Madigan resign amid FBI investigations and harassment cases that have tainted…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
Batinick Statement on Ethics Reform

SPRINGFIELD–Two pieces of legislation were pushed through the General Assembly today to address the ongoing ethics issues plaguing the statehouse.  The legislation includes HJR93, which would create the Joint Commission…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
VIDEO: Batinick Remarks on Pension Reform