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Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Rep. Bailey Outraged About Rape Cover-Up by Madigan Confidant & Former Legislator

State Representative Darren Bailey is joining calls for a full investigation into revelations that Agriculture Director John Sullivan did not report to the authorities that a rape had occurred revealed…


Monday, January 13, 2020
‘Empower Illinois’ Tax Credit Scholarships: Apply January 15th

Learn more and apply by clicking HERE. K-12 students from families with limited financial resources and income up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level, are eligible to receive…


Monday, January 6, 2020
Rep. Bailey and Local Farm Bureaus Offer Seminars on ‘Farmland Assessment’ and Property Tax System

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is working with local Farm Bureaus in Clay, Effingham, Jasper and Richland Counties to host seminars to answer questions about the multi-year re-assessment program on…


Friday, December 27, 2019
Rep. Bailey ‘School Bus Safety’ Bill is One of 256 New Laws to Go into Effect January 1, 2020

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is reminding residents about more than 250 new laws that go into effect on January 1st. One of those new laws (public Act 101-55)  is…


Thursday, December 19, 2019
Rep. Bailey Opposed the Fire and Police Pension Fund Consolidation Bill

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) voted against Senate Bill 1300 signed into law this week by Governor Pritzker. The plan to consolidate nearly 650 fire and police pension funds around…


Friday, December 13, 2019
Rep. Bailey Visits Wabash Co. Health Dept. for Staff Training

“A big thank you to Judy Wissel and all of the staff at the Wabash County Health Department for the invitation to join them for their staff training program this…


Thursday, December 12, 2019
Registering to Vote is the Beginning of Good Citizenship…

Many people have asked me how they can become more informed about what the General Assembly and our state government and what they can do to affect change in public…


Sunday, December 8, 2019
Legislative Update 12-6-19

December 6, 2019 Dear Friends: Congratulations to our local company, Wabash Communications in Louisville, for receiving an investment from the USDA of $12.8 million to help expand internet access to…


Friday, December 6, 2019
IL Dept. of Ag Offers ‘Cover Crop’ Program to Help Farmers Retain Land Value & Reduce Soil Erosion

State Rep. Darren Bailey announced today that the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is accepting applications for their ‘cover crop premium discount’ program. Qualified farmers are encouraged to learn about…


Friday, December 6, 2019
Local Business Receives Rural Development Support of $12.8 Million from USDA

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), joined state and federal officials on Wednesday for the announcement of a $12.8 million investment with Wabash Communications in Louisville for high-speed broadband infrastructure. Wabash…