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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Rep. Bailey Reminds of Free Fishing in IL June 19-22

Great Opportunity for ‘Father’s Day’ Weekend Fun State Rep. Darren Bailey is reminding everyone that the annual Illinois Department of Natural Resource (IDNR) Free Fishing Days celebration is scheduled for…


Saturday, June 13, 2020
2020 ‘Senior Hall of Fame’ Deadline Aug. 31st: Nominate Someone Who Has Made an Impact in Your Community

State Rep. Darren Bailey is joining with the Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) to promote the 2020 Senior Hall of Fame program to honor senior citizens in the community who…


Friday, June 5, 2020
Downstate Stabilization Grants Awarded to Four Small Businesses in Clay County for $81,650

State Rep. Darren Bailey has been notified that four small businesses in Flora have been awarded grants who have been adversely affected from the coronavirus shutdowns. Small businesses work with…


Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Free NFIB Webinar Wednesday, June 3rd Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Part III

10 Keys to Loan Forgiveness & Your Questions Answered Live If you have questions on loan forgiveness under the PPP, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is hosting a…


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…