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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…


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Dental Offices Re-Open Under IDPH Guidelines

Routine Dental Care Starts This Week State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) wants residents to know that beginning on Monday, May 11, the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) revised its…


Monday, May 11, 2020
Reps. Bailey, Miller & Windhorst Join Forces to Recruit Volunteers for Senior Programs in Southern Illinois

State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia), along with Rep. Chris Miller (110th District), and Rep. Windhorst (118th District), is asking for volunteers in this part of the state to assist the…


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Rep. Bailey: “Back to Business” Regional Re-Opening Plan

General The impact of COVID-19 has varied across regions of the state.  Currently the impact in South Central Illinois area has been minimal in comparison to large metropolitan areas of…


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Rep. Bailey Facilitates Protective Gear for State Workers: Thank You John Deere!

State Representative Darren Bailey recently received a call about obtaining face shields for an Illinois state agency. Bailey contacted North American Lighting (NAL) in nearby Flora, but they were unable…


Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Rep. Bailey Encourages Constituents to Be Heard on the Mail-In Voting Proposal

Many of you have become more informed and engaged in our legislative process over the past year with filing ‘witness slips’ on important issues coming before the Illinois General Assembly….


Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Darren Bailey Beats Gov. JB Pritzker: Judge grants Temporary Restraining Order against ‘stay at home’ order

Clay County Chief Circuit Judge Michael D. McHaney ruled in favor of State Rep. Darren Bailey’s challenge to Governor J.B. Pritizker’s statewide ‘stay at home’ order during a Monday court…