State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) was appointed today to serve as an Assistant Minority Leader for the 100th General Assembly.
Reis is beginning his beginning his 7th term representing the 109th District in the Illinois General Assembly, which covers portions of 9 counties in southeastern Illinois, Effingham, Jasper, Clay, Richland, Lawrence, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash and White.
The representative said “It a real honor for House Republican Leader Jim Durkin to ask me to join his leadership team, his confidence in me, and in my ability to represent the needs of downstate Illinois.”
Reis continues to work on legislation dealing with energy exploration, agriculture and transportation needs, and other issues dealing with small communities around the state.
The representative and his wife Maria have two children, Nicholas and Adriana.