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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…

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Improving Public Safety in Illinois

After months-long discussions with stakeholders, including crime victim advocates and law enforcement professionals, our Truth in Public Safety (TIPS) working group introduced measures in the form of legislation that focus on three…

Monday, August 28, 2023
Catching up with Coffey

CRIMINAL LAW Organized retail theft an increasing threat to Illinois bricks-and-mortar retailers. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates the cost of Illinois retail theft at more than $4 billion per year….

Friday, August 25, 2023
Rep. Coffey Tours Kincaid Power Plant to Discuss Illinois Energy

Springfield, IL… Yesterday, State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) toured the Kincaid Power Plant to gain further insight to the energy demand in Illinois. This tour involved the daily operations of…

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Professional Licensure Law Outdated and Stifles Job Growth

The professional licensure system in Illinois is antiquated and outdated, and as a result industry professionals from nurses to barbers to roofers can experience wait periods of three to nine…

Monday, August 21, 2023
Rep. Coffey Issues Statement on New Nuclear Power Plant Construction Vetoed by Governor

Springfield, IL…Recently, Governor Pritzker vetoed SB 76 which would have expanded nuclear power plants across Illinois resulting in an economic boost and job growth. State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) supported…

Monday, August 21, 2023
National Senior Citizens Day

n 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed August 21 as a day to recognize the older adults in our lives and honor senior citizens across our nation. From the proclamation: “For…

Friday, August 18, 2023
High School Trades and Apprenticeship Programs Taking Hold in Illinois

Youth apprenticeships provide multiple career pathway opportunities for high school students in Illinois. Students enrolled in these programs have the opportunity to enter the workforce upon graduation, or they could enroll in…

Friday, August 11, 2023
Rep. Coffey Statement on Illinois Supreme Court Upholding Gun Ban

Today the Illinois Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that the firearms ban is constitutional and will uphold legislation enforcing strict new laws. State Representative Mike Coffey (R-Springfield) knows how dangerous this…

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…