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Friday, September 6, 2019
Legislative Update 9-6-19

September 6, 2019 Dear Friends– I hope you have had a nice summer and are into the swing of things with the new school year. The governor has been signing…


Friday, September 6, 2019
News From Around the State: Crop Report; Vaping Health Crisis; Medicaid Audit; and Cardinals License Plates

Crop Progress Report–The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) weekly crop reports have shown the corn and bean fields of Illinois partly snapping back from the wet conditions of April through…


Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Rep. Bailey Backed Up by Surgeon General Advisory: Youth & Pregnant Women Should not Use Marijuana

Last week, Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant women from the health risks of marijuana use. The Advisory…


Monday, August 26, 2019
Rep. Bailey Informs Gun Dealers & Citizens About New Proposed Regulations in Illinois: 45 Days to Comment

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is informing local gun dealers and Second Amendment defenders about the public comment period now under way on newly proposed rules for gun sales issued…


Friday, August 23, 2019
Rep. Bailey Creates “Senior Edition” of Legislative Updates: Available Electronically or Hard Copy Upon Request

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) announced today that he is beginning a “Senior Edition” of his “Darren’s Two Cents” legislative update. Constituents are encouraged to contact the office to receive…


Friday, August 23, 2019
Gov. Signs Bill: Enhances Penalties for Assaults Committed in Places of Worship

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) announced that Governor JB Pritzker has signed House Bill 38 to enhance the penalties against anyone who knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability…


Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Property Tax Survey 2019: Let Rep. Bailey Know Your Opinions

State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is asking constituents to participate in an on-line survey on property taxes. Rep. Bailey will use the feedback from this five question survey to help…


Saturday, August 10, 2019
Legislative Update 8-9-19

Dear Friends: This week I visited with the Wabash, Richland, and Edwards County Farm Bureaus to discuss agriculture issues. The US Secretary of Agriculture declared Illinois a disaster as a…


Friday, August 9, 2019
USDA Declares Illinois Flood Disaster: Rep. Bailey Reminds Farmers about Emergency Loans

State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is reminding farmers in his area about the Farm Service Agency (FSA) low-interest loans available to those who qualify. The U.S. Agriculture Secretary this week…


Thursday, August 8, 2019
Senior Health Fair in Effingham a Success with State Offices, Public Programs & Private Services

State Representative Darren Bailey is pleased with the turnout at this year’s Senior Health and Information Fair held at the Effingham National Guard Armory. The event was co-hosted with Reps….