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Saturday, June 6, 2020
Severin Says – June 8, 2020

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of Severin Says takes a look at two big issues that made news last week. I have updates from the Illinois State Board of Education…


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…


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Southern Illinois House Republicans Demand Hearings into Madigan Wrongdoing

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Southern Illinois Republican House delegation, made up of State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton), and Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) issued the following joint…


Monday, November 16, 2020
Severin Says – November 16, 2020

Dear Friend, For the latest information on news and notes from Illinois State Government last week, please read the Illinois House Republican Week in Review for the week ending 11/7/20…


Thursday, October 29, 2020
Rep. Severin Announces 117th District Small Businesses Receive $350,000 in Second Round of DCEO Business Interruption Grants (BIG)

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) issued the following statement on Thursday in response to news released by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. “I am pleased…


Thursday, October 1, 2020
Rep. Severin: IDOT Announces Major Projects, Big Investments Coming to I-57 in Southern Illinois

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) says long overdue highway funding is finally coming to Southern Illinois. Severin released information this week provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation regarding  “This…


Monday, September 28, 2020
Severin Says – September 28, 2020

Dear Friend, The last couple of weeks have been very busy! I have enjoyed spending time traveling throughout the 117th District to meet with Constituents for a variety of reasons….


Thursday, September 17, 2020
Rep. Severin Shares Info on Applying for Business Interruption Grant Funds

MARION – 117th District State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is encouraging businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shutdown to apply for a piece of $200 million in Business…


Monday, August 31, 2020
Severin Says – September 1, 2020

Dear Friend, I have been very bust traveling throughout the 117th district and to other parts of Southern Illinois in the last couple of weeks. I have been impressed, as…


Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Severin Says – August 18, 2020

Dear Friend, Last week was a very busy news week in Illinois politics. This week’s Severin Says explores topics that are all too familiar to the citizens of Illinois. Before…


Monday, August 10, 2020
Severin Says – August 10, 2020

Dear Friend, Before I get into the major content in this week’s edition of Severin Says, I want to address the outbreak of violence that occurred in the city of…


Sunday, August 2, 2020
Severin Says – August 2, 2020

Dear Friend, This week, I signed on to co-sponsor a House Resolution offered by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin calling for Speaker Madigan’s immediate resignation and that a new vote…