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Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Follow Along with Session

As we are in the final week of session, there are multiple ways to follow along and keep updated on what we’re working on in Springfield. To find what hearings…


Friday, April 1, 2022
Rep. Batinick’s Last Sponsored Bill Passes House

SPRINGFIELD – On Thursday, State Representative Mark Batinick’s (R-Plainfield) last sponsored piece of legislation passed the House with unanimous support. Senate Bill 3785 will allow a pension transfer credit for…


Friday, April 1, 2022
Batinick Bulletin – Legislative News from Rep. Mark Batinick for April 2022

Happy spring! As we wrap up session this week, I’m providing my monthly legislative update with information on what we have been working on down in Springfield during our Spring…


Thursday, March 24, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Batinick Slams Bill Leaving Over $1 Billion Debt in Unemployment Insurance Trust

Rep. Batinick spoke in opposition of Senate Bill 2803 to only pay a little more than half of what’s owed in the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund instead of paying…


Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Batinick Rebukes Majority Party Refusal to Pay Unemployment Debt in Full, Leaving Taxpayers on the Hook

SPRINGFIELD – In response to the Illinois House’s passage of Senate Bill 2803 on Wednesday night, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) released the following statement: “House Republicans have had a…


Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Batinick-Supported Resolution Urging Honor of Last Medal of Honor Recipient with State Funeral Adopted in House & Senate

SPRINGFIELD – A joint resolution supported by State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) to honor the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II has been adopted in the…


Wednesday, March 16, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Batinick Speaks on Legislation to Cap Gas Sales Tax: “We have to do something.”

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Rep. Batinick Hosts Diaper & Baby Wipe Drive for Women’s History Month

PLAINFIELD – State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) announced his March Diaper & Baby Wipe Drive for Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, individuals can drop off new and…


Monday, March 14, 2022
Rep. Batinick Introduces Bill to Cap Gas Sales Tax in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – On Friday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) filed legislation to cap sales tax on gas in Illinois. House Bill 5723 caps the sales tax on gas at 18…


Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Letter to the Editor from State Rep. Mark Batinick – Public Safety

A year ago January, Governor Pritzker signed the SAFE-T Act into law. The Safety Accountability, Fairness & Equity Today Act was quickly drafted and un-vetted. Ultimately, it has not demonstrated…