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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Rep. Bailey Wants Gov. Pritzker Held in Civil Contempt for Violating Court Ruling

Governor J.B. Pritzker has continually ignored a valid court ruling that his COVID-19 Executive Orders after April 8, 2020 are null and void, according to State Rep. Darren Bailey. “This…


Tuesday, August 4, 2020
$270 Million Available for Child Care Businesses: Deadline Aug. 14 to Apply

Child Care Restoration Grants $270 million of the state’s Coronavirus Urgent Remediation Emergency (CURE) Fund is being directed to support the economic health of child care providers as our economy reopens…


Friday, July 17, 2020
Rep. Darren Bailey calls for Speaker Madigan’s resignation

Louisville, IL. – The state’s largest utility, Com-Ed, directly implicates Speaker Madigan and his political allies as recipients of jobs, contracts, and payments in a court filing released this morning,…


Monday, July 6, 2020
AUDIO: Gov. Pritzker COVID-19 Executive Orders VOIDed after April 8 by Circuit Court

Thank you to attorney Thomas DeVore of Greenville for helping to fight this case to reign in the over-extension of the governor’s power to declare an emergency and issue executive…


Thursday, July 2, 2020
Gov. Pritzker’s Lockdown Orders Tossed; Individual Liberty Re-Established in Illinois

Once again, Clay County Circuit Court Judge Michael McHaney ruled Governor J.B. Pritzker overstepped his authority in issuing multiple “stay at home” or lockdown orders to address the COVID-19 pandemic….


Tuesday, June 30, 2020
$375,000 in Grants for Non-Profits Helping Feed & House Families During the Coronavirus Emergency

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is joining the state treasurer’s office in reminding non-profit organizations that there is a grant program through the Charitable Trust Stabilization Fund which assists small…


Thursday, June 25, 2020
Rep. Bailey OP-ED: Leadership is Lacking

In Illinois, we are three months into governance by Executive Order.  40 Executive Orders are already on the books since the beginning of the Coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak. One-person rule…


Tuesday, June 23, 2020
PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinars Help Businesses, Lenders During COVID-19 Pandemic

IDFPR Announces Partnership with Small Business Administration The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)has announced that recordings of two webinars hosted Thursday to help businesses and lenders with…


Friday, June 19, 2020
‘BIG’ (Business Interruption Grants) Program for Those Impacted by the COVID-19 Related Closures: Apply Beginning June 26

$40 Million Available to Barbers, Restaurants, & Gyms VIEW: Business Interruption Grant Application VIEW: Full Eligibility Criteria VIEW: Business Certification Form and Eligible Cost List (check back for posting) State…


Thursday, June 18, 2020
Gov. Signs Unnecessary and Costly Mandates Legislation for November Election

State Rep. Darren Bailey responded to the news that Governor Pritzker signed into law Senate Bill 1863 and House Bill 2238 to make election day another state holiday and require…