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Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Rep. Elik, Sen. Harriss Visit Lewis and Clark State Historic Site for Education Day

Last week the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site in Hartford held their annual Education Day. Senator Erica Harriss and I visited and got to see hundreds of school kids having a…

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony

Today we paid tribute to the Illinois firefighters who have given their lives in the line of duty at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony in Springfield. May their bravery and…

Monday, May 13, 2024
Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme Disease Awareness Month is a chance to bring awareness to the tickborne disease that affects millions of Americans. You can learn more about how to identify, prevent, and treat…

Monday, May 13, 2024
National Police Week

National Police Week honors the incredible sacrifice and contributions of law enforcement officers across the nation. Thank you to all police officers for your continued dedication to the safety of…

Sunday, May 12, 2024
Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the incredible mothers who do so much for others! Make sure to show your appreciation for the mothers in your life today.

Friday, May 10, 2024
Governor Proposes Tax Increases, Cuts to State Programs

Despite our warnings, Illinois Democrats used one-time federal aid from the pandemic to justify long-term spending on pet projects and the expansion of state programs. Now that pandemic funds have…

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Professional Licensing Delays Continue to Plague Illinois Industries

Delays in receiving licenses, sometimes weeks or months after applying, have hindered industries statewide. If you are having an issue getting your professional license, you can call my office at…

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois for 2024

Landmarks Illinois has announced the Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois for 2024. Landmarks Illinois identifies 2024 Most Endangered Historic Places (

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! Thank you to all of the incredible teachers across Illinois for your hard work.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Rep. Amy Elik’s Office Hosting Mobile Office Hours in Bethalto

State Representative Amy Elik’s office will be hosting mobile office hours in Bethalto on Wednesday, May 15, to meet with constituents who need help with issues concerning a State of…