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Friday, May 29, 2020
Revive Our Economy – Shop Local

State Rep. Darren Bailey is calling on citizens to come to the rescue of local businesses as a way of taking charge and helping jumpstart the state economy. “We have…


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Rep. Bailey Informs Constituents that FOID & CCL Renewals Are Extended 12 Months following the State’s Disaster Proclamation

IL State Police Web Site – More Information HERE Firearms Owners Identification (FOID) card holders and Concealed Carry License (CCL) holders, who submit their renewal application will remain valid during…


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Drivers Facilities to Reopen Downstate on June 2nd

Driver Services Facilities Will focus on New Drivers, Expired DL/IDs and Vehicle Transactions through July 31 Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today his office’s reopening plan – beginning…


Sunday, May 24, 2020
Rep. Bailey Votes NO on Unbalanced Budget While Democrats Give Themselves a Pay Raise

State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) voted NO on a budget proposal tonight that spends roughly $42.8 billion even though the State only expects to bring in a little under $36.8…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
UPDATE: State Acknowledges Data Breach in IDES System

Free Credit Monitoring Offered to 32,483 Claimants Impacted State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) has learned that the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) today publicly acknowledged a data breach in…


Friday, May 22, 2020
Rep. Bailey Opposed Bill to Mandate Mail-In Ballots and Increase Costs Nearly $17 Million for Local Election Authorities

After several hours of debate, State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) voted to oppose Senate Bill 1863 that mandates an expanded vote by mail program and unsecure curbside voting as well…


Thursday, May 21, 2020
Rep. Bailey Debates House Rules Changes on ‘COVID’ Mask Mandate: “Enough is Enough”

You may click HERE to find the full text of House Resolution 846 to changes the House Rules to mandate masks during House proceedings while the governor’s executive orders on…


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Rep. Bailey Calls for Investigation into Personal Information Breach at IDES Web Site Over 5 Days

It has come to the attention of State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) that over the first five days of the new Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) Pandemic Unemployment Assistance…


Saturday, May 16, 2020
Judge Denies Gov. Pritzker Request to Move Lawsuit Venue to Sangamon Co. – Final Ruling Expected Friday May 22nd!

“If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…” An attorney from the Illinois Attorney General’s Office today attempted to have the ‘stay-at-home’ executive order lawsuit against Gov….


Friday, May 15, 2020
General Assembly Called Back into Session May 20th

After more than two months on the sidelines, the Illinois House will re-convene next Wednesday, May 20th with just eleven days before the scheduled end of session. Among the important…