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Thursday, August 31, 2023
Our Notable Veterans’ Need Reliable Support in Illinois

Make Your Voice Heard There are many policy issues that legislators must consider each year that impact veterans. I would be honored to hear from local veterans and active military…

Thursday, August 10, 2023
Rep. Coffey Co-Sponsored Bill that Lowers the Price of Insulin

The price of insulin has been a financial burden to Illinois families, which is why lawmakers made it a priority to reduce the cost of insulin for diabetics. A new…

Monday, September 25, 2023
Local Police in Their Own Words

Recently, I hosted a Public Safety Roundtable Event with local police officers, County Sheriffs, Police Chiefs, and their staff. The focus of the meeting was to hear firsthand from local…

Monday, September 25, 2023
Our Saviors Lutheran School 5th Graders Came to Visit The Capitol

The Capitol is always a home to guests, including this terrific group of 5th graders from Our Saviors Lutheran School! I had a great time talking with the kids about…

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…

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Summer Reading Program: Pizza Party Hosted by Rep. Coffey

The Summer Reading Program for Kids was a success and they enjoyed the pizza party! Rep. Coffey believes reading is a vital skill to learn early on in education. This…

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…

Thursday, September 14, 2023
Education Concerns from Local School Superintendents

Today, I had the pleasure to meet with local school superintendents at Capital Area Career Center. Our meeting was focused around ongoing concerns about teacher shortages, quality education, and regulations…

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Rep. Coffey Hosts Public Safety Roundtable with Local Law Enforcement Officials

Springfield, Illinois –  State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) invited top local law enforcement officials to have an open dialog about legislation that will protect families in the 95th District and…

Monday, September 11, 2023
American Lives Lost: We Will Always Remember 9/11

American lives would forever be changed after September 11, 2001. It’s been 22 years since the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers were attacked by terrorists in the deadliest attack on…

Friday, September 8, 2023
Rep. Coffey Speaks with ICCTA College Presidents and Trustees

Springfield, IL… Today, State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) joined Community College Presidents and Trustees to discuss the importance of college education and how it impacts the local economy and businesses….

Thursday, September 7, 2023
Catching Up with Coffey

JOBS Illinois supplements its overall July 4.5% unemployment report with report on metro areas. The follow-up July report breaks out Illinois’ joblessness numbers with numbers from 14 key metro areas…