Friday, March 8th, 2019
Severin Says – March 8 2019

Dear Friend, House Committees are starting to move lots of legislation now that the spring Session has reached its near mid-way point. This week I was able to present a…

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
Severin Says March 2 2019

Dear Friends, As temperatures drop and snow begins to fall throughout Southern Illinois, I want to share with you a very useful website that you can access for up to…

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
Severin Says – February 23 2019

Dear Friend, I guess you could consider this week’s edition of Severin Says to be the first ‘Illinois budget edition’ of our weekly newsletter this year. The reason for that…

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Severin Says Budget Proposal Built on Shaky Ground

Springfield….According to State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton), Governor JB Pritzker’s first combined State of the State and Budget Address before a joint Session of the Illinois General Assembly laid out…

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Severin Says – February 15 2019

I was honored to present Gary and Billie Wyant with a certificate of congratulations on the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary! Congratulations! Dear Friend, Before I get into the…

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Severin: Minimum Wage Hike is Valentine’s Day Massacre for Southern Illinois Economy

Springfield….117th District State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) was not in a loving mood following a Valentine’s Day vote to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. Severin, who is…

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Severin Says – February 9 2019

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of Severin Says will take a look at my Committee assignments in the House, our TREMENDOUS Town Hall meeting on Monday, and we’ll discuss a…

Friday, February 8th, 2019
Severin: Committee Assignments Reflect District Priorities

Springfield….117th District State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) has announced his appointment to several key House Committees. Severin says he believes his assigned Committees will allow him to use his voice…

Friday, February 1st, 2019
Severin Says – February 1, 2019

Dear Friend,  This week was a short one in Springfield, as the winter weather cut short the first week of floor votes and House Committee action. Wednesday’s temperatures plunged into…

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
Severin: Madigan’s Super Majority Hands him Total Control

Springfield….On the first day for floor votes in the 101stGeneral Assembly, 117th District State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) voted no on a proposal he says gives Mike Madigan total control…

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