Friday, May 10, 2019
This Sunday We Remember Our Moms on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days…

Friday, May 10, 2019
Rep. Bailey Opposed to Proposal to Double Gas Tax! Southern Illinois Hit Harder with More Miles to Drive

State Representative Darren Bailey announced that he is opposed to the newest proposal to more than double the tax from 19 cents a gallon to 44 cents per gallon. The…

Friday, May 10, 2019
‘Spotlight on Service’ Awards Presented to Literacy Volunteers

Congratulations to the volunteers from my district who were recognized this week for their volunteer work in the area of literacy! Thank you for all you to to improve the…

Monday, May 6, 2019
Rep. Bailey Supports “Small Business Week”

Meet other business owners and get expert advice at this free 2-day conference. The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association is hosting a free, 2-Day Virtual Conference during National…

Friday, May 3, 2019
Legislative Update 5-3-19

May 3, 2019 Friend — One of the rewarding parts for me so far in the General Assembly has been participating in our budget “working groups” to review funding priorities….

Friday, May 3, 2019
Unemployment Rates Higher in IL and 109th District: $15 Minimum Wage Will Hurt Families & Business

State Representative Darren Bailey announced today that the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has released data showing that from 2018 to 2019 the unemployment rate has increased in Illinois…

Friday, May 3, 2019
Governor’s Progressive Tax Plan Passed by Senate This Week

State Representative Darren Bailey vows to fight the Governor’s graduated tax plan when it reaches the House. The Illinois Senate passed Senate Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment (SJRCA) 1 this week…

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Rep. Bailey Honors May 2nd “National Day of Prayer”

Today my colleague, Rep. Dan Caulkins, in his point of personal privaledge, recognized on the Illinois House Floor that today is “National Day of Prayer” in America. I join him…

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Wabash County Museum Represented at Capitol on “Museum Day”

Thank you to Claudia Dant for representing the Wabash County Museum at the Capitol today for “Museum Day” in Springfield! This is the 20th Annual ‘Museum Day’ in Illinois when…

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Rep. Bailey’s High School & College Internship

If you are outgoing, organized, engaged and want to experience working in a state legislative office, this may be the opportunity for you.  State Representative Darren Bailey’s Internship is a…