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Saturday, February 8, 2020
Severin Says – February 8, 2020

Dear Friend, It was another light week in Springfield, with a scheduled Session day on Thursday being canceled for the 2nd week in a row. That did not stop me…


Monday, February 3, 2020
Op Ed: Rep. Severin Calls for Less Talk, More Action. Says Illinois Must Target Corruption, End Gerrymandering

Shortly after Governor JB Pritzker delivered his 2020 State of the State address, I was feverishly looking through my notes and the actual text of the speech to ready myself…


Sunday, February 2, 2020
Severin Says – Super Sunday Feb. 2 2020

Dear Friend, A project that is close to my heart has begun to bear fruit, and I want to use this Super Sunday edition of Severin Says to thank the…


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Severin Says Corruption Reforms, Change to Legislative Map Making are Top Priorities for 2020 Session

SPRINGFIELD…State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is speaking out following Governor JB Pritzker’s 2nd Annual State of the State address to a joint Session of the Illinois legislature on Wednesday. Severin…


Saturday, January 25, 2020
Severin Says – January 25, 2020 – 2020 Session Preview Edition

Dear Friend, The spring 2020 Legislative Session will begin on Tuesday, Jan 28th. That’s next week! After a long summer break and a short fall Veto Session, lawmakers will head…


Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Severin: DCEO Awards Community Development Block Grant Funds to 117th District Municipalities

Marion…. State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is lauding news released this week by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) regarding the awarding of over $1.4 million in…


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…


Monday, December 23, 2019
Severin Says – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Dear Friend, As you gather together with friends, family, and loved ones this holiday season, my wife Penny and I want to wish you a VERY Merry Christmas and Happy…


Friday, December 20, 2019
Rep. Severin Named to Lyme Disease Task Force

Marion….State Representative Dave Severin announced this week that he has been appointed to the Lyme Disease Task Force by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin. Rep. Severin co sponsored HB 889,…