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Friday, October 15, 2021
Severin Says – Veto Session Preview – October 16, 2021

Dear Friend, This week I want to share with you some of my thoughts for what may be coming next week during the 2021 Veto Session of the 102nd General…


Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Severin Says – Happy Thanksgiving 2021

Dear Friend, Happy Thanksgiving 2021! This is one of my favorite times of the year, as family and loved ones gather to celebrate all the things we have to be…


Thursday, November 18, 2021
State Rep. Dave Severin Sponsors Annual Backpacks for Buddies Drive

MARION – State Representative Dave Severin has announced his 2nd annual Backpacks for Buddies holiday donation drive to benefit children and other minors placed in emergency foster care. “Backpacks for…


Thursday, October 28, 2021
Severin Votes Against Controversial Reforms to Illinois Health Care and Abortion Laws

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) expressed disappointment after the Illinois House of Representatives passed two controversial changes late Wednesday night. The Illinois House first approved a change to…


Monday, October 25, 2021
Severin Says – October 25, 2021 – Veto Session Preview

Dear Friend, Last week’s scheduled three-day Veto Session turned in to a two-day Veto Session, as not much happened in the Illinois House. This week is expected to much busier,…


Friday, October 15, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican Legislators Say New Congressional Maps Focus on Protecting Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Thin Majority

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Federal Congressional districts in the State of Illinois would look a lot different for the next ten years if the most recent draft of new maps stays in…


Tuesday, October 5, 2021
State Rep. Dave Severin to Host Free Drug Takeback Event

MARION – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) will partner with the Marion police department for a free drug takeback event on Thursday, October 7 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM…


Friday, September 24, 2021
Severin Critical of Pritzker’s Signature on New Maps

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) issued the following statement on Friday upon learning Governor JB Pritzker has signed a second version of legislative maps  that passed on straight…


Monday, September 6, 2021
Severin Says – Labor Day 2021

Dear Friend, On the first Monday of September, we celebrate the contributions and success of the hard working American men and women that built this country! We stand on the…


Thursday, September 2, 2021
Southern Illinois Legislators Postpone Carbondale and Marion Senior Fairs

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Senator Dale Fowler and State Senator Terri Bryant, and State Representatives Dave Severin, Patrick Windhorst, and Paul Jacobs released the following joint statement on Thursday regarding…