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Friday, October 29, 2021
Legislation Sponsored by Elik to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Grooming Heads to the Governor’s Desk

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) aimed at preventing sexual abuse and grooming in schools recently passed the Illinois House of Representatives. “Every child and teen deserves to…


Thursday, October 28, 2021
Elik Votes Against Changes to Healthcare Right of Conscience Act and Repeal of Parental Notification for Abortion

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) voted against legislation narrowly approved by House Democrats Wednesday evening to change the Healthcare Right of Conscience Act and Repeal Parental Notification for Abortion. The…


Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Rep. Elik Hosting Mobile Office Hours in Hartford and Fosterburg

As your State Representative, I want to make sure my office is always available if you need assistance with state government. My office will be hosting mobile office hours tomorrow…


Thursday, September 9, 2021
Elik Votes Against Job-Killing Energy Bill and Utility Rate Hike

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives approved Senate Bill 2408 to increase utility rates and put thousands of people out of work…


Friday, August 27, 2021
Rep. Elik’s August 2021 Legislative Update

This is my fifth update to the citizens of the 111th district, as your State Representative. This has been a very busy summer! While the spring legislative session wrapped up…


Monday, August 16, 2021
Rep. Elik and Wood River Police Dept. to Host Rx Drug Drop Off Event in Wood River August 24

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) and the Wood River Police Department will be hosting a drive-through Prescription Drug Drop-Off event in Wood River on Tuesday, August 24 from 11:00 am-1:00…


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…