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Friday, October 11, 2019
Rep. Bailey “Principal for a Day” at Area Schools: October is National Principal Month

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is participating in the “Principal for a Day” program encouraged by the Illinois Principals Association. Recently, Rep. Bailey served as “Principal for a Day” at…


Thursday, October 10, 2019
Rep. Bailey Reminds Constituents October is ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ Month

State Rep. Darren Bailey is urging everyone to learn more about breast cancer during ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ in October. Statistically, one in eight women and one in 100 men…


Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Rep. Bailey Tours Eastern Illinois University with Pres. Glassman: Nearly 400 Students from 109th District

Today, State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) met with Eastern Illinois University (EIU) president David Glassman and toured the campus. Currently, there are almost 400 students enrolled at EIU who either…


Monday, October 7, 2019
Rep. Bailey Reminds Students of FAFSA Application: College Financial Aid Awards Made Until Funds Gone

State Rep. Darren Bailey is reminding high school, college, and non-traditional students planning to attend college next school year that October 1, 2019 was the first day to submit the…


Thursday, September 26, 2019
Rep. Bailey Joins 100th Celebration for Illinois Chamber of Commerce

During Rep. Bailey’s trip to the annual meeting of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce in Chicago this week, he was able to meet with the director for the economic division…


Friday, September 20, 2019
Join Rep. Bailey in Honoring POW-MIA Recognition Day

More than 82,000 Americans remain missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf War and other conflicts. Friday, Sept. 20, is National…


Friday, September 13, 2019
Legislative Update 9-13-19

September 13, 2019 Dear Friends: Welcome to the beginning of autumn! There are still 90 degree heat days but some leaves are falling…and possibly state spending will be falling in…


Friday, September 13, 2019
Rep. Bailey Cautiously Optimistic on Governor’s Move to Cut Spending 6.5% and Eliminate Some State Boards/Commissions

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) has become aware of a memo to the Governor’s Cabinet Directors on Monday that directs state agencies under the control of the governor to plan…


Friday, September 13, 2019
Rep. Bailey Travels to Chicago for Hearing on Medical Care for Nearly 39,000 Children & Young Adults in State Custody

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) joined his legislative colleagues in Chicago on Tuesday for a joint hearing focused on issues with the state’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Officials…


Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Rep. Bailey Urges All to Remember & Honor the Fallen Heros

Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Many…