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Thursday, February 22, 2024
Rep. Coffey Disappointed by Governor’s Budget Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Springfield, IL…Governor Pritzker addressed the State of Illinois on the largest proposed budget in state history. State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) is disappointed that Illinois residents…

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Rep. Coffey Honors Abraham Lincoln During Annual Pilgrimage to the Tomb

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield, IL…State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) honored President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday by participating in the Annual Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield. After laying…

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Republicans Unveil New Legislation to Prevent Mishandling of Human Remains

Rep. Coffey | Rep. Rosenthal | Sen. McCure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Springfield, IL…New legislation has been filed in response to the disturbing story of a Carlinville funeral home that…

Thursday, February 1, 2024
Rep. Coffey Appointed to Illinois Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Springfield, IL…State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) has been appointed to the Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board. He will assist other board members with providing recommendations to the…

Thursday, January 25, 2024
Illinois Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Gun Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Springfield, IL…As the Illinois gun ban continues to be rattled by lawsuits, more law-abiding citizens and sheriffs are taking a stand against the new law. State…

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Rep. Coffey Reacts to IL State Trooper Shot in Springfield

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Springfield, IL…Recently, a simple traffic stop conducted on Toronto Road quickly turned into a tragic event after an Illinois State Trooper was shot in his leg….

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Rep. Coffey Tours St. Patrick Catholic School to see the impact of the “Invest in Kids Program”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Springfield, IL… State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) toured St. Patrick’s Catholic School today to see why the Invest in Kids Act is a vital asset to…

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Invest in Kids Act Supported by Rep. Coffey

Springfield, IL…Earlier this week, Christ the King Grade School hosted a Save Our Scholarship Rally. Students and families spoke about the importance of the Invest in Kids Act. State Representative…

Thursday, September 21, 2023
Rep. Coffey Responds to Breeze Airways Joining Springfield Airport

Springfield, IL… Breeze Airways is growing its national network by joining the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. Flights to both Orlando and Tampa Florida will be available starting in December. State…

Monday, September 18, 2023
Cash Bail Ends Sept. 18th and Rep. Coffey Responds

Springfield, IL… Cash bail ends September 18th and will be the last day the State of Illinois requires criminals to post bail for a crime they committed. State Representative Mike…