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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…


Friday, April 26, 2019
Legislative Update 4-26-19

April 26, 2019 Friends — While the legislature was on “Spring Break” for a second week, my staff and I continued to travel the district meeting with taxpayers about their…


Friday, April 26, 2019
Rep. Bailey and Republicans Continue Fight Against the Pritzker Tax Increase!

The graduated income tax proposed by Governor JB Pritzker would enable future governors of Illinois and Illinois General Assemblies to enact any tax rate they want upon any specific slice…


Friday, April 26, 2019
Rep. Bailey Speaks at Business Town Hall in Olney

Thank you to everyone who took the time to attend the Business Town Hall meeting this week in Olney! I appreciate your comments and feedback on the concerns you have…


Friday, April 26, 2019
ROE 12 Hosts Rep. Bailey & Sen. Righter at Annual Meeting

This week the Regional Office of Education (ROE) District 12 held its annual meeting of area school superintendents in Robinson to discuss education policies and receive a legislative update on…


Friday, April 26, 2019
Rep. Bailey Meets “CEO” Students: Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities!

“This week I had the opportunity to visit with high school students from three of the counties I represent (Effingham, Jasper and Richland) to see their business projects and talk…


Thursday, April 25, 2019
Rep. Bailey Urges Residents to “Take Back” Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs

State Rep. Darren Bailey is reminding residents that National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. National Take-Back Day is a…