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Saturday, January 11, 2020
Severin Says – January 11, 2020

Dear Friend, Earlier this week, some seriously shocking and disturbing emails surfaced revealing corruption and cover ups involving long-time House Speaker Mike Madigan’s number one trusted lobbyist and Springfield insider…


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Marion Elks Donates 100 Backpacks to Rep. Severin’s Backpacks for Buddies Drive

Marion…. State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) welcomed volunteers from the Marion Elks Lodge to his district office in Marion today to accept a major donation to Severin’s Backpacks for Buddies…


Saturday, January 4, 2020
Severin Says – New Laws 2020 Edition

Dear Friend, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the many messages expressing wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. It is my…


Saturday, October 5, 2019
Severin Says October 5 2019

Dear Friend, Here’s what’s on tap in this week’s edition of “Severin Says”: Southern Illinois Legislators Named to House Firearms Public Awareness Task Force Rep. Severin Announces “Backpacks for Buddies”…


Friday, October 4, 2019
State Rep. Dave Severin Announces ‘Backpacks for Buddies’ Drive to Aid Children in Emergency Foster Care

Marion….State Representative Dave Severin has announced a three-month drive to collect ‘go’ bags for children facing emergency family situations and being placed in foster care. Rep. Severin is calling the…


Thursday, October 3, 2019
State Rep. Terri Bryant and State Rep. Dave Severin Issue FAFSA Reminder, Tout Increased Funding for State Universities and MAP Grants

CARBONDALE….State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) are reminding high school, college, and non-traditional students planning to attend college next school year that October 1, 2019,…


Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Severin’s Helping Paws Veterans Bill Passes Committee

Springfield…. Legislation introduced by State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) to provide additional assistance to veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression was unanimously approved by the House Judiciary-Criminal…


Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Weekly Newsletter February 24, 2017

Dear Friend, Another busy week has come and gone. This past week I split my time between the District and Springfield. Early in the week I met with members of the Franklin…


Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Severin Expresses His Disapproval of House Bill 40

Springfield…. This week the House Committee on Human Services will hear House Bill 40. The bill aims to expand benefits from Medicaid and the State Employee Insurance Act to cover all…


Friday, February 3, 2017
Weekly Newsletter February 3, 2017

Dear Friend,   Welcome to the Weekly Newsletter for the week of February 3, 2017. The House did not hold session this week but there was still plenty going on…