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Thursday, December 5, 2019
Rep. Bailey Joins IDNR in Promoting $2,000 Conservation Scholarships: March 1st Deadline

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), announced today that the Illinois Conservation Foundation is offering $2,000 Conservation Achievement Scholarships to help promote the value of our natural world and encourage the…


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Rep. Bailey Statement on GSI Closing Flora Facility

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), made the following statement after learning of the planned closing of the Grain Systems Inc. (GSI) Flora facility on January 31, 2020: “I am sad…


Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Happy 201st Birthday to Illinois!

Statehood Date: December 3, 1818 The first Europeans to visit Illinois were the French explorers Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette in 1673, but the region was ceded to Britain after…


Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Giving Thanks and Giving to Others is Good for the Soul

This year we are blessed to be able to provide the Carmi Baptist Children’s Home (BCH) with Thanksgiving turkeys for each of their four residential cottages! The birds came from…


Monday, November 25, 2019
Rep. Bailey Served on IASB State Panel Nov. 23

Teacher Shortage: Are We Making Progress? State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), was invited to serve on a panel this past weekend at the 105th Annual Conference of the Illinois Association…


Friday, November 22, 2019
Rep. Bailey Celebrates National Adoption Day on Saturday Nov. 23rd

Saturday, November 23, 2019 marks the 20th year of National Adoption Day in America. National Adoption Day is a collective effort to raise awareness of the more than 125,000 children…


Thursday, November 21, 2019
“Rural Health Day” Nov. 21st: Fairfield Memorial Hospital Breaks Ground on Expansion

“I am excited for Fairfield Memorial and the residents of our rural area of the state,” said Rep. Bailey. “Not only will the services be enhanced, but there will be…


Friday, November 15, 2019
Legislative Update 11-15-19

Dear Friends and Neighbors: First and foremost, I want to say THANK YOU to all of our veterans for your service and sacrifice for our great nation! Monday was Veterans…


Friday, November 15, 2019
Rep. Bailey Opposed Sham Ethics Proposals: Votes to Keep Session Going for Real Ethics Reforms!

State Rep. Darren Bailey on Thursday voted against two bills that pretend to be ethics reform legislation but do not go far enough to actually address problems with corruption in…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
Rep. Bailey Opposed Feel-good Bill That Does Nothing to Address Overall Costs to Families

State Rep. Darren Bailey released the following statement concerning the proposal (SB 667) to cap the insurance co-payments to $100 per month for insulin medication for diabetics: “The high cost…