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Friday, March 22, 2019
Illinois “Highest Tax Burden in U.S.”: House Republicans Urge Colleagues to Stop Ignoring Tax Realities

State Representatives spoke at a Capitol press conference on Wednesday to call for an end to the barrage of tax increases that earned Illinois the new title of “highest tax…


Friday, March 22, 2019
Pastor Drake Caudill Gives Prayer for the Illinois House on “Respect Life Day” at the Capitol

A big Thank You to Pastor Drake Caudill from the First Baptist Church in Carmi for stepping in on Wednesday to provide the opening prayer in the Illinois House of…


Friday, March 22, 2019
Next Town Hall Set for Clay County on April 1st in Louisville

We have has such a tremendous response to our Town Halls that we have scheduled the next one for Clay County residents in Louisville. Please join us to learn about…


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Rep. Bailey and 5,000 Give Voice to the Unborn at “Rally for Life” in Capitol

A huge THANK YOU to all of the people who traveled to the State Capitol today to help give a loud voice to the unborn children and grandchildren in Illinois!…


Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Fox News: Todd Starnes Show Interviews Rep. Bailey on Mandating LGBT History

“Today I interviewed with Todd Starnes of Fox News about the recent bill HB 246 that mandates the teaching of LGBT history to children as young as 5 years old…


Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Traveling Office Hours Set for Dieterich and Newton on March 28

We continue with our Traveling Office Hours for Dieterich and Newton. Please feel free to stop by or contact the district office at 618-665-4109 if you’d like to schedule a…


Saturday, March 16, 2019
Legislative Update 3-15-19

Friend — Just today, we learned that 17 abortion and sexual health-related bills have been suddenly assigned to the Informed Consent Subcommittee of the Human Services Committee. Some speculate that…


Friday, March 15, 2019
First Christian Church of West Salem Pastor Dustin Leek Gives the Opening Prayer for IL House

Thank you to Pastor Dustin Leek for providing the opening prayer on Thursday for the Illinois House of Representatives! Pastor Leek ministers at the First Christian Church of West Salem.


Friday, March 15, 2019
Students Learn About State Government from Rep. Bailey

Today I had three groups of students from Full Armor Christian Academy visit the 109th District office in downtown Louisville. We discussed the legislature and passing bills, district boundaries, and…


Friday, March 15, 2019
General Assembly Passes Bill to Raise Minimum Age to 21 to Purchase Tobacco

House Bill 345 also covers nicotine-vaping products such as e-cigarettes.  Supporters pointed to soaring vaping rates among younger Illinoisans and the continuing danger of nicotine addiction and exposure to cigarette…