What is it like for a newly sworn-in State Representative to seen their name up on the voting board for the first time? 109th District State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) can tell you. Niemerg took the oath of office in ceremonies in Springfield this week. In... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Benton native and 117th District State Representative Dave Severin took the oath of office to serve another term in Springfield during Inaugural ceremonies on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Wednesday’s swearing-in marks the beginning of Severin’s third term in the House after first... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) made the following statement today on the announcement by the Governor that restaurants in regions that are moved to Tier 1 mitigations are permitted to resume indoor service at 25% occupancy or 25 people per room (whichever is fewer).... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and Driver Services facilities, that operate on a Monday through Friday schedule will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In addition, Driver Services facilities that operate... Read More.
414,296 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 6,652 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 88 additional deaths. - Adams County: 1 male 70s, 2 males 80s, 3 females... Read More.
Last year about this same time, I began in earnest to campaign to be the State Representative for the 109th District. This time last year, I was either going to an event or walking door to door to meet with potential voters. There... Read More.
Illinois House Democrats passed a massive criminal justice overhaul bill in the waning moments of the 101st General Assembly Wednesday. Amendment 2 to House Bill 3653 passed by a slim margin of 60-50 votes after only being compiled in the middle of the night. The... Read More.
384,658 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 5,862 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97 additional deaths. - Bond County: 1 female 90s - Boone County: 1 male... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois children can showcase their artistic talents and consider the importance of art in our lives, thanks to a statewide art contest sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Illinois State Board of Education. The theme... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) voted no on a massive legislative package that he says will hamper law enforcement’s ability to do their job and make Illinois a more dangerous place to live. Legislative shell games played by the Democratic Majority in... Read More.