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Monday, September 25, 2023
Elik Attends Alton Steel Solar Ceremony

Rep. Elik was happy to be a part of history in the making today at Alton Steel. The steel industry is a major contributor to building our economy, providing jobs,…

Sunday, September 24, 2023
Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day

On Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day we honor the families who have lost a loved one in service to our nation. Let us never forget the sacrifice of our…

Saturday, September 23, 2023
National Hunting and Fishing Day

Wishing a very happy National Hunting and Fishing Day to all the sportsmen and women across Illinois! 

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Illinois Can Be a Destination for Jobs

Illinois has all the resources to become a top state for growth, but our burdensome taxes and regulations stifle opportunities for our residents. Illinois can be a destination for job…

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Elik Celebrates Constitution Day with Granite City High School

I was proud to celebrate Constitution Day on Monday with Senator Erica Harriss and students at Granite City High School. Thank you GCSD9 Supt. Stephanie M. Cann for welcoming us!

Monday, September 18, 2023
Happy Birthday, U.S. Air Force!

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Sunday, September 17, 2023
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

Today we commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. The Constitution defined the framework for our federal government, uniting citizens as members of…

Saturday, September 16, 2023
Capitol Update

I hope you are enjoying your summer as we approach the fall season. Here is a brief update on recent news in Illinois. 270 Mississippi River Bridge TourEarlier this week…

Friday, September 15, 2023
National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Today we recognize the strength and courage of our servicemembers who were held prisoners of war and honor those who are still missing in action. May we always remember their…

Thursday, September 14, 2023
Oct. 31 deadline to apply for Illinois mortgage assistance

The Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund provides up to $60,000 in mortgage assistance to eligible homeowners — paid directly to the servicer, taxing body or other approved entity. More info here.