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Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Helping Paws Passes the Senate

Springfield…. Today House Bill 2897, introduced by Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), passed the Senate by a unanimous vote. The bill aims to make sure that veterans suffering from PTSD or depression…


Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Summer Reading Safari

Students, Thank you for taking interest in my Summer Reading Safari reading club! There are so many wonderful stories waiting to be read. I believe the earlier you start reading…


Friday, May 26, 2017
Severin Passes Senate Bill 730 through the House

Springfield…. Today Representative David Severin (R-Benton) unanimously passed Senate Bill 730 through the Illinois House of Representatives, which extends the Petroleum Education and Marketing Act (PEMA). The Act was planned to…


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Severin Encouraged By Nurses Reaching Agreement with the Administration

Springfield….State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) today announced that the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) has reached an agreement with the Illinois Department of Corrections (DOC) on the issue of subcontracting in correctional facilities. This agreement will ensure…


Monday, May 22, 2017
Severin Announces DCEO Block Grant for Housing Rehabilitation

Marion…. State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced today that the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) will release more than $2.8 million in grant funds to seven communities in…


Friday, May 19, 2017
Rep. Severin Joins Colleagues in Calling on Attorney General Madigan to Force Legislators to Comply with Balanced Budget Requirements

Springfield…. Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) signed a letter with 39 of his Republican colleagues requesting that the Attorney General use her power to force the General Assembly to pass a revenue…


Thursday, May 11, 2017
National Tourism Week

This week is National Tourism week and, like much of the state, tourism is a big part of our Southern Illinois’ economy. Looking at some of the statistics from last year, tourism in Illinois is…


Thursday, May 11, 2017
Severin Honors Zeigler Royalton Coaches vs. Cancer

Springfield…. The House of Representatives have adopted House Resolution 379, introduced by state Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), to recognize Zeigler-Royalton Coaches vs. Cancer and the exceptional work they have done raising money to fight…


Monday, May 8, 2017
Weekly Newsletter May 1st-7th

Dear Neighbor,   I hope you stayed safe during the heavy rains we experienced this past week. Thankfully there have been no serious injuries or fatalities to report. Thank you to all…