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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Video: Rep. Bailey Reacts to Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Proposal for FY21

Today was Gov. JB Pritzker’s second budget address and his proposal for spending priorities for the General Assembly to consider. Here is my response. “There is a real disconnect in…


Saturday, February 15, 2020
Legislative Update 2-14-20

February 14, 2020 Dear Friends & Neighbors– This week was the deadline to file legislation for the Spring Session. Many proposals are up for consideration. One of the proposals that will…


Monday, February 10, 2020
Rep. Bailey Met with Illinois Library Association in Effingham on Monday

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) met with members of the Illinois Library Association today at the southern Illinois Library Legislative Meet-up at the Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library. Bailey…


Thursday, January 30, 2020
Rep. Bailey Reminds Residents of Traveling Office Hours in Newton and Lawrenceville on Feb. 4

State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) continues his “Traveling Office Hours” program on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in the communities of Newton and Lawrenceville. NEWTON 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM City…


Thursday, January 30, 2020
Gov. Gives ‘State of the State’ Address Wednesday: Rep. Bailey Says More Reforms Needed

State Representative Darren Bailey reacted to Governor JB Pritzker’s comments in his ‘State-of-the-State’ address to joint session of General Assembly: “It seems that not a week goes by that we…


Saturday, January 25, 2020
Legislative Update 1-24-20

Dear Friends & Neighbors, On December 18, 2019, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office notified the State Board of Elections that a “programming error” led to well over 500 non-citizens…


Friday, January 24, 2020
Rep. Bailey Demands Accountability and Action to Preserve Integrity of Elections in Illinois: Executive Committee Hearing Scheduled for Jan. 30

State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) joined the call for immediate action to investigate the recent revelation of a “programming error” that led to well over 500 non-citizens being registered to…


Friday, January 24, 2020
Rep. Bailey Meets with Dieterich High School Students

Last Friday, Rep. Darren Bailey accepted an invitation to speak to Mr. Repking’s American Government class at Dieterich Junior-Senior High School. Mr. Repking is the Social Studies & Technology Education…


Saturday, January 18, 2020
Legislative Update 1-17-2020

January 17, 2020 Dear Friends & Neighbors, Welcome to the New Year! There are over 250 new laws that took effect on January 1st. Though I opposed many of them…


Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Rep. Bailey Outraged About Rape Cover-Up by Madigan Confidant & Former Legislator

State Representative Darren Bailey is joining calls for a full investigation into revelations that Agriculture Director John Sullivan did not report to the authorities that a rape had occurred revealed…