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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…


Thursday, December 5, 2019
Rep. Bailey Joins IDNR in Promoting $2,000 Conservation Scholarships: March 1st Deadline

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), announced today that the Illinois Conservation Foundation is offering $2,000 Conservation Achievement Scholarships to help promote the value of our natural world and encourage the…


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Rep. Bailey Statement on GSI Closing Flora Facility

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), made the following statement after learning of the planned closing of the Grain Systems Inc. (GSI) Flora facility on January 31, 2020: “I am sad…


Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Happy 201st Birthday to Illinois!

Statehood Date: December 3, 1818 The first Europeans to visit Illinois were the French explorers Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette in 1673, but the region was ceded to Britain after…


Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Giving Thanks and Giving to Others is Good for the Soul

This year we are blessed to be able to provide the Carmi Baptist Children’s Home (BCH) with Thanksgiving turkeys for each of their four residential cottages! The birds came from…


Monday, November 25, 2019
Rep. Bailey Served on IASB State Panel Nov. 23

Teacher Shortage: Are We Making Progress? State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), was invited to serve on a panel this past weekend at the 105th Annual Conference of the Illinois Association…