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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Congratulations to Officers Awarded Law Enforcement Medals of Honor

Congratulations to the thirteen Illinois police officers who were awarded the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor yesterday for their extraordinary acts of bravery and sacrifice. Thank you to these remarkable individuals for…

Monday, May 20, 2024
Back at the Capitol for Session

We are back in the Capitol today and scheduled to be in session through May 24 as we work on the state budget. House Republicans continue to fight for transparency,…

Friday, May 17, 2024
Lawsuit Filed Against Democrats’ Illinois Election Law Change

Earlier this month, Illinois Democrats rushed a bill through the General Assembly to change election rules mid-cycle. This bill was introduced, passed through both chambers, and signed into law in under…

Thursday, May 16, 2024
Illinois Republicans Urge Action on Bipartisan Bill to Protect Students (Video)

Thursday, May 16, 2024
Rep. Elik, Sen. Bryant Urge Senate To Act on House Bill 4241

Springfield, IL – At a press conference today in Springfield, Rep. Amy Elik (R-Alton) and Sen. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) urged the Senate to act on House Bill 4241, which unanimously passed…

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Rep. Elik: Senate Needs to Take Action on House Bill 4241 (Video)

I am calling on my colleagues in the Senate to hear my bill HB4241 and pass this before we adjourn next week.

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…