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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Statement on Governor Pritzker Mask Mandate

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced a mask mandate for Pre-K-12 schools: “The flip-flopping from Governor Pritzker without input from the legislature needs…


Thursday, July 1, 2021
SOS Extends Driver’s License and ID Card Expiration Dates

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended an additional five months — from Aug. 1, 2021, to Jan….


Thursday, June 24, 2021
June 2021 Legislative Update

This is my fourth update to the citizens of the 111th district, as your State Representative. There is so much to cover, as the Spring legislative session came to a…


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Elik Statement on General Assembly Adopting Unbalanced Budget

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) issued the following statement after House Democrats approved an unbalanced state budget scheduled to begin July 1, 2021: “The late-night antics continue in the Illinois…


Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Eldon ‘Twirp’ Williams Memorial Highway Adopted by House

The House adopted HJR 26 today designating the portion of Illinois Route 111 along Godfrey Road from Stamper Lane to Crestwood Drive as the “Eldon ‘Twirp’ Williams Memorial Highway”. “Eldon…


Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Captain Jake Ringering Memorial Highway Adopted by House

Today the House adopted HJR 25 to designate West Delmar Avenue in Godfrey as it travels between Pierce Lane and Valhalla Cemetery as “The Captain Jake Ringering Memorial Highway”. According…


Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Legislation to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Grooming Closer to Becoming Law

Two legislative proposals (HB 1975 and HB 3461) aimed at preventing sexual abuse and grooming in schools is closer to becoming law, thanks to the perseverance of State Representative Amy…


Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Elik’s April 2021 Legislative Update

This is my third monthly update to the citizens of District 111, as your State Representative. Just like February, March was packed full of Zooms, calls and meetings, but only…


Thursday, April 22, 2021
House Adopts Term Limits for Legislative Leaders

The Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation to enact term limits for top leadership posts in the House and Senate. The bipartisan term limit legislation passed unanimously and was co-sponsored…


Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Elik: House Democrats Break Their Own Rules

39 days until session adjournment and the Democrat-controlled legislature has failed to put forth any meaningful or substantive legislation dealing with fighting corruption, providing tax relief, and unfortunately, no plan…