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Sunday, December 25, 2022
Merry Christmas!

Warmest wishes to you this Christmas. Wishing all a happy, healthy, and joyous holiday. Merry Christmas!


Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Over 180 New Laws to Take Effect in 2023

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) wants to inform the public of several new and notable laws set to take effect on January 1st, 2023. One of these laws establishes a…


Monday, December 19, 2022
REAL ID Deadline Extended Again

In the future, everyone who wants to enter a federal secured space – including the departure gates of commercial U.S. airports – will be required to have a state identification…


Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Happy 386th Birthday, National Guard!

Since 1636, members of the National Guard have been “Always Ready, Always There” to support our nation. Happy 386th birthday to the National Guard and thank you to all who have served! 


Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Elik Receives Award for Support of Agricultural Education in Schools

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) received the 2022 “Jim Guilinger Legislative Award” from the Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) for her support of agricultural education in Illinois schools….


Wednesday, December 7, 2022
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Today on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day we honor those Americans who were lost, recognize the survivors, and reflect on the impact of that date which will live in infamy. We remember the…


Monday, December 5, 2022
Elik Hosting Holiday Food Drive

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) will be hosting a Holiday Food Drive at her district office in Alton beginning December 5th-21st. “The holidays can be an incredibly stressful and difficult…


Thursday, December 1, 2022
Rep. Elik Statement on No Cash Bail SAFE-T Act

State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives approved minimal changes to the soft on crime SAFE-T Act: “I will not compromise the safety…


Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Rep. Elik Sponsors Legislation to Deter Theft of Catalytic Converters

With the ongoing theft of catalytic converters from automobiles on the rise, State Representative Amy Elik (R-Alton) filed legislation to make it a felony for individuals that stockpile stolen catalytic…


Thursday, October 13, 2022
Op-Ed: Rep. Elik’s October 2022 Legislative Update

This is my twelfth update to the citizens of the 111th district, as your State Representative. I am continuing to attend and host events in the district this fall, as…