Monday, July 30th, 2018
Summer Reading Club Deadline Aug. 1st

State Representative Dave Severin’s Summer Reading Club for K-4th Grade is coming to an end for this year. August 1st is the deadline to get your forms returned to the…

Monday, July 30th, 2018
Does the State Have Your Money? FREE I-Cash Program Tuesday, July 31st at West Frankfort & Benton

State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) would like to remind residents that the Illinois State Treasurer’s office will be at the West Frankfort Public Library and the Benton Public Library on…

Friday, July 27th, 2018
PONY Baseball Colt World Series Comes to Marion, Illinois August 3-8

State Representative Dave Severin is proud to support the Colt World Series coming to southern Illinois in August! “I encourage everyone to come out and support this international event right…

Friday, July 20th, 2018
Nearly $104,000 ‘Fire Safety Grants’ Benefit Franklin, Hamilton and Williamson Counties

State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is pleased that four communities in his district will receive Small Firefighting and Ambulance Service Equipment Grants as part of this year’s Small Equipment Grant…

Friday, July 20th, 2018
Rep. Severin Opposed New Gun Legislation: 3-day Waiting Period Makes Law-Abiding Citizens Criminals

State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) reacted to the signing of two pieces of legislation that put additional regulations on Second Amendment rights. Rep. Severin opposed both bills when they came…

Monday, July 16th, 2018
Governor’s Hometown Awards: August 1 Deadline

Presented continuously from 1983 to 2014 and then 2017 to present, the Governor’s Hometown Award​s (GHTA) program gives formal recognition to those who contributed to projects that improved their community’s…

Monday, July 16th, 2018
Rend Lake Resort Begins RFP Process for Re-Opening

Joe Ragusa of WSIL Channel 3 reports that Illinois state officials want to reopen the Rend Lake Resort. Representatives with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources met with several companies…

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
Rep. Severin Supports Legalizing Fireworks in Illinois

Benton….State Representative David Severin (R-Benton) is voicing his support for a newly introduced bill by his House colleague Barbara Wheeler of the 64th legislative district. HB 5928 would create the…