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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Rep. Bailey Fights to Repeal New Limit on Trade-In Credits for Cars, Trucks, SUV’s and Mini-Vans

State Rep. Darren Bailey is working on legislation to repeal a new law that will to go into effect January 1, 2020 and will limit the amount of the ‘Trade-In…


Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Rep. Bailey Supports ‘Cork & Pork Festival’ in Sainte Marie to Encourage Tourism for the Southern Illinois Region

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) attended the annual “Cork & Pork Festival” held the second Saturday in July at Picquet Park in Sainte Marie. In addition to pork nachos, pork…


Thursday, July 18, 2019
ALERT! Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

The entire state of Illinois is under either a heat advisory or an excessive heat warning for the next couple of days. It is important that local residents take steps…


Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Governor Signs Rep. Bailey “School Bus Safety” Bill

State Rep. Darren Bailey announced that Governor JB Pritzker signed House Bill 1873 last week and now becomes law to double the fines for people who violate the ‘no passing’…


Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Rep. Bailey Welcomes Ruritan National President to Illinois

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) welcomed Ruritan National president Larry Cassell and his wife, First Lady Nelda Cassell to Illinois this month at the Ruritan breakfast in Mt. Erie. Ruritan…


Wednesday, June 26, 2019
‘Traveling Office Hours’ Set for July

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) announced the next dates, times and locations for his ‘Traveling Office Hours’ program to bring state government to his constituents who may not be able…


Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Rep. Bailey Slams Gov. Pritzker’s “Pot” Law: Local Communities Encouraged to ‘Opt Out’

State Rep. Darren Bailey is disappointed in Governor Pritzker signing into law today the legalization of recreational use of marijuana in Illinois beginning January 1, 2020. Rep. Bailey voted NO…


Saturday, June 22, 2019
75th Anniversary of the “G.I. Bill of Rights” Celebrated June 22, 2019

Officially the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, the G.I. Bill was created to help veterans of World War II. It established hospitals, made low-interest mortgages available and granted stipends covering…


Friday, June 14, 2019
Legislative Update 6-14-19

June 14, 2019 Friend — On this “Flag Day” I’d like to say happy birthday to President Trump and the U.S. Army! If you would like to have a pamphlet…


Friday, June 14, 2019
Springfield Update: June 14

Governor Pritzker approves massive abortion expansion law.  Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation Wednesday that will massively expand abortion access in Illinois. Senate Bill 25, the so-called “Reproductive Health Act,” makes…