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Monday, February 26, 2024
(Video) Rep. Coffey Recognizes Rochester High School Football Team

I was honored to recognize the State Champions from the Rochester High School Football Team at the State Capitol! Congrats to head coach Derek Leonard, staff, and players on an…


Friday, February 23, 2024
Rep. Coffey’s Week in the Capitol City

I was busy this week during session and joining my colleagues at Illinois Associations Events in Springfield. It was a productive week, but we have a lot more work to…


Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Governor Pritzker Will Signal Budget Priorities on Wednesday

On Wednesday, Governor J.B. Pritzker will deliver the State of the State and Budget Address from the chambers of the Illinois House of Representatives to a joint session of the…


Monday, February 19, 2024
Presidents Day: Honoring Our Nation’s Great Leaders

On Presidents Day, we honor our nation’s leaders who have led our great nation and to remember the values on which our country was founded. This day is also federally…


Friday, February 16, 2024
Free Income Tax Preparation Help is Available

Free income tax preparation help is available for qualified Illinois residents. See the link below if you need help preparing your taxes. Free income tax help available for eligible Illinois…


Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Happy Valentine’s Day to Our Veterans!

Thank you to everyone who participated in my “Valentines for Veterans” project! This morning we dropped off the cards to American Legion Post #32 Springfield Illinois and VFW Lafore Lock…


Monday, February 12, 2024
Annual Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Abraham Lincoln

I was honored to pay tribute to the great Abraham Lincoln on his birthday today. President Lincoln was an honest man of integrity, he had a generous heart, and a…


Friday, February 9, 2024
Big Game Crunch Starts With Illinois Corn

Frito-Lay is one of the largest snack food manufacturers in the United States. They make some of the most popular potato chips in the American marketplace, including Lay’s, Fritos, Doritos,…


Thursday, February 8, 2024
Rep. Coffey Talks About Illinois Minimum Wage with Greg Bishop

This week, I had the opportunity to speak with Greg Bishop from Bishop On Air. We discussed the impact of minimum wage increases in Illinois and how it’s impacting businesses…


Thursday, February 8, 2024
Remembering Ronald Reagan, Illinois’ Native Son and Leader

Illinois native Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in the tiny village of Tampico in Whiteside County in 1911. Mr. Reagan died at the age of 93 in 2004. Reagan is…