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Friday, March 8, 2024
This Week in Photos at the Illinois Capitol

This week’s photos include Rep. Elik hosting two guests from the district for the annual Emerging Women Leaders event and session work on the House floor.

Monday, October 2, 2023
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Sadly, domestic violence is more common than people think. We can all do our part to encourage healthy, safe relationships this Domestic Violence Awareness Month by learning the warning signs…

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Auditor General Report Shows Massive Failure at IDES

A new Illinois Auditor General report shows the Illinois Department of Unemployment Security paid out $5.24 billion in fraudulent unemployment claims from 2020 to 2022. The Pritzker administration ignored early…

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Honoring Fallen Firefighters

This morning Senator Erica Harriss and I honored our fallen firefighters during the Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service at the State Capitol. Senator Harriss and I are pictured here with…

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Elik Meets With Local Credit Unions

This week at the State Capitol is was great to visit with representatives from local Madison County at an event hosted by the Illinois Credit Union League.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
House Republicans call for a moratorium, audit of Illinois’ billion-dollar health benefits program for undocumented immigrants

Illinois State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) and her House Republican colleagues are calling for a moratorium on expansion and a State audit of Illinois’ billion-dollar health benefits program for undocumented…

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In 2021, distracted driving killed 3,522 people.  April, which is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, is a good time to regroup and take responsibility for the choices we make when we’re on…

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Rep. Elik’s Legislative Proposals Head to the Senate for Adoption

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) passed several bills out of the Illinois House of Representatives during the first half of the legislative session so far this year. Rep. Amy Elik’s…

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Elik Speaks at Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day

The Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day (IGOLD) has become the number one demonstration of citizens promoting gun owners’ rights in the United States, and the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA)…

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Vietnam War Veterans Day

Honoring those who bravely served during the Vietnam War this Vietnam War Veterans Day. May their sacrifice never be forgotten.