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Thursday, June 1, 2023
The Illinois State Fair is Around the Corner

The 2023 Illinois State Fair begins Aug. 10th and continues through Aug. 20th. Families across Illinois travel to Springfield to enjoy 10 days of fun! The entertainment offers families excellent…

Sunday, May 28, 2023
Legacy of the fallen

Memorial Day is the day we honor the fallen who answered the call to serve their country and sacrificed their lives in the defense of Liberty. They died in wars…

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Observations from your new State Rep

I have served as your State Representative for just over 130 days and it has been nothing less than a whirlwind experience. I hit the ground running after taking the oath…

Friday, May 26, 2023
Budget poised to be debated tonight, passed in early morning

The budget bill made its appearance in the House chamber yesterday just before midnight and minutes after passing out of the Senate. The timing of its arrival allowed the House…

Thursday, May 25, 2023
Budget Update

The state budget bill is scheduled to begin its trajectory through the General Assembly with a subject matter hearing in a Senate appropriation committee this morning. Following the committee hearing,…

Saturday, May 20, 2023
Last Days of Session

Friday was the scheduled last day of the regular legislative session for the year. This is the date by which all final action must be taken on bills pending in…

Thursday, May 18, 2023
What you should know about AI

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a hot topic of discussion across the world. What once started as programs made for basic functions, such as a simple yes or no prediction…

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Preventing Lyme Disease

Keep your family safe from tickborne illnesses As the weather warms up families often head for the great outdoors. Unfortunately, so do ticks and their bite often transmits Lyme Disease….

Saturday, May 13, 2023
Catching up with Coffey

Keeping you caught up with issues impacting our state and our community. BUDGET Governor’s Office revises FY23 revenue numbers sharply downward.  The revision came in the monthly report that is…

Thursday, May 11, 2023
Coffey backs bills to cut taxes

It seems that certain politicians forget that the money they are spending comes directly from the wallets of Illinois families. You work hard for your money, live within your means…