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Friday, September 20, 2019
Join Rep. Bailey in Honoring POW-MIA Recognition Day

More than 82,000 Americans remain missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf War and other conflicts. Friday, Sept. 20, is National…


Friday, September 13, 2019
Legislative Update 9-13-19

September 13, 2019 Dear Friends: Welcome to the beginning of autumn! There are still 90 degree heat days but some leaves are falling…and possibly state spending will be falling in…


Friday, September 13, 2019
Rep. Bailey Cautiously Optimistic on Governor’s Move to Cut Spending 6.5% and Eliminate Some State Boards/Commissions

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) has become aware of a memo to the Governor’s Cabinet Directors on Monday that directs state agencies under the control of the governor to plan…


Friday, September 13, 2019
Rep. Bailey Travels to Chicago for Hearing on Medical Care for Nearly 39,000 Children & Young Adults in State Custody

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) joined his legislative colleagues in Chicago on Tuesday for a joint hearing focused on issues with the state’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Officials…


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Rep. Bailey Urges All to Remember & Honor the Fallen Heros

Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Many…


Friday, September 6, 2019
Legislative Update 9-6-19

September 6, 2019 Dear Friends– I hope you have had a nice summer and are into the swing of things with the new school year. The governor has been signing…


Friday, September 6, 2019
News From Around the State: Crop Report; Vaping Health Crisis; Medicaid Audit; and Cardinals License Plates

Crop Progress Report–The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) weekly crop reports have shown the corn and bean fields of Illinois partly snapping back from the wet conditions of April through…


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Rep. Bailey Backed Up by Surgeon General Advisory: Youth & Pregnant Women Should not Use Marijuana

Last week, Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant women from the health risks of marijuana use. The Advisory…


Monday, August 26, 2019
Rep. Bailey Informs Gun Dealers & Citizens About New Proposed Regulations in Illinois: 45 Days to Comment

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is informing local gun dealers and Second Amendment defenders about the public comment period now under way on newly proposed rules for gun sales issued…


Friday, August 23, 2019
Rep. Bailey Creates “Senior Edition” of Legislative Updates: Available Electronically or Hard Copy Upon Request

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) announced today that he is beginning a “Senior Edition” of his “Darren’s Two Cents” legislative update. Constituents are encouraged to contact the office to receive…