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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, December 7, 2019
Severin Says – December 7, 2019

Dear Friend, The United States of America was attacked by Japan on December 7, 1941. 78 years ago today, the world was changed forever. More than 2400 were killed in…


Saturday, November 16, 2019
Severin Says – November 16, 2019 – Veto Session Wrap Up

Dear Friend, The 2019 Veto Session is now in the books. Since January 2019, House Republicans like me have been filing and sponsoring bills to address public corruption. So far,…


Saturday, November 16, 2019
Rep. Severin Hosts ‘Page for a Day’ in Springfield

Springfield…117th district State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) hosted a special guest in Springfield during the Veto Session. Keton Clodi joined Rep. Severin in serving as a”Page for a Day” on…


Monday, November 11, 2019
Severin Says – November 11, 2019 Veterans Day Edition

Dear Friend, Today I had the privilege of attending a wonderful celebration honoring our veterans as the amazing veterans memorial was unveiled in Coello. I was privileged to join our…


Friday, November 8, 2019
Southern Illinois Legislators Sponsor Tougher Ethics Laws, Encourage Passage during Veto Session

Joint Op-Ed submitted by State Representatives Terri Bryant, Dave Severin, and Patrick Windhorst A summer of discontent has given way to a tumultuous autumn marked by suspicion and, in some…


Saturday, November 2, 2019
Severin Says – Veto Session Week One Recap

Dear Friend, Week one of the 2019 fall Veto Session began with a bombshell news story detailing the arrest of Democrat Chicago State Representative Luis Arroyo on charges of attempting…


Saturday, October 26, 2019
Severin Says – October 26, 2019

Dear Friend, Before I get to this week’s comprehensive preview of the upcoming Veto Session, I want to share some GREAT news with you. The IL Department of Transportation has…