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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…


Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Rep. Elik Presents Retirement Resolution to Madison County Chief Deputy Coroner Roger Smith

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) presented House Resolution 154 to congratulate Madison County Chief Deputy Coroner Roger D. Smith on the occasion of his retirement, after 38 years in public…


Friday, March 26, 2021
Elik files Resolutions on behalf of Mayor McCormick to Honor Godfrey Leaders Ringering and Williams

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) filed House Joint Resolution 25 and House Joint Resolution 26 on Monday to honor the lives of two Godfrey community leaders, Captain Jake Ringering and…


Monday, March 22, 2021
Metro East GOP Lawmakers Reveal Plan to ‘Reimagine Illinois’

On Monday Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) revealed their House Republican caucus’ new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. A four-point plan…


Thursday, March 18, 2021
Metro East Representatives Elik, Meier, and Friess to Host Virtual Town Hall

Illinois State Representatives Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and David Friess (R-Red Bud) will host a Facebook LIVE town hall on Wednesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. Metro East…