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Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Rep. Severin to Host Aquatic Zoo Night for Summer Reading Program Members

MT. VERNON, IL – State Representative Dave Severin will host a special night of celebration for the members of his “Oceans of Possibility” 2024 Summer Reading Club on Tuesday, August…


Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Rep. Severin and Senator Bryant to Host Free Mt. Vernon Senior Fair

MT. VERNON – State Senator Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) will host a free senior citizens health and wellness fair in Mt. Vernon on Monday, July…


Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Severin Legislation Cutting Red Tape for Cosmetology Profession Signed into Law

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) is reporting that legislation he sponsored during the spring Session of the Illinois House of Representatives that will cut red tape for…


Monday, July 22, 2024
Legislation Allowing Transfer of West Frankfort Armory Property to City Becomes Law

Legislation Allowing Transfer of West Frankfort Armory Property to City Becomes Law SPRINGFIELD, IL – A new law facilitating the transfer of the West Frankfort Armory property to the city…


Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Capitol Crimes Podcast Series – Betraying Faith

When Faith Colson was an Illinois high school student she was made to feel special by one of her teachers. He became a trusted adult to whom she could turn…


Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Rep. Severin: Renew Professional Licenses before Sept. 30, 2024

BENTON, IL – State Representative Dave Severin is reminding local professionals whose professional license is set to expire to engage with the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation as…


Friday, July 12, 2024
Severin Celebrates National French Fry Day

Happy National French Fry Day! Whether you make your own at home or stop by your favorite restaurant, this day is a great reason to enjoy this salty snack. 🍟


Thursday, July 11, 2024
Severin: Dolly Parton Imagination Library Serves Southern Illinois – Severin Attends Inaugural Event at Cafe Bloom in Benton

BENTON, IL – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) has served as the Illinois House Republican leader of the Literacy Improves Future Endeavors (LIFE) working group during the 103rd General Assembly….


Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Rep. Severin Celebrates National Ice Cream Month

Happy National Ice Cream Month! First designated by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, this month is a celebration of this cold summer treat.


Monday, July 8, 2024
Rep. Severin Extends Summer Reading Club Deadline to Friday, July 12

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced he is extending the deadline to complete and return forms to participate in his 2024 “Oceans of Possibilities” summer reading program. Students…