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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, 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…


Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Rep. Severin to Host August Blood Drive

MARION – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) will host a blood drive at his office located at 600 Halfway Road on Monday, August 10 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM….


Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Severin Summer Reading Club Kicks Off Today

BENTON – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced this week that his 2020 Summer Reading program has begun. Rep. Severin says this year’s summer reading program, like almost everything else,…


Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Severin Says Special Session Necessary to Clean up Corruption

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) joined a growing list of legislators on Tuesday demanding Governor JB Pritzker call a special session of the Illinois General Assembly to take…


Tuesday, July 7, 2020
State Rep. Dave Severin to Host Free Prescription Drop off Event in Marion

MARION – State Representative Dave Severin will join with members of the Marion Police Department for a free prescription drug drop off event at the Marion police department next Tuesday,…


Friday, July 3, 2020
Severin Says – Independence Day 2020 Edition

Dear Friend, Happy Independence Day! As Americans, we refer to the Fourth of July as our nation’s birthday…the birth of our direct representative style, Constitutional Republic. Since our founding, the…