Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Happy National Ag Day!

Happy National Ag Day to the Illinois ag community including the farm families, workers, educators, businesses, and all who keep the industry healthy and growing.

Monday, March 20, 2023
WalletHub Scores Illinois Dead Last in Taxpayer Friendliness

According to a new study from the personal-finance website WalletHub. Illinois’ combined state and local tax rate of nearly 15.1% is the highest among all 50 states and the District of Columbia….

Monday, March 20, 2023
First Day of Spring 2023!

Happy first day of Spring 2023!

Friday, March 17, 2023
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Small Business Development Center Day

Did you know Illinois Small Business Development Centers are located throughout the state and provide information, confidential business guidance, training, and other resources for start-ups and existing small businesses? Learn…

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Rep. Severin Welcomes Cole Buchanan of Benton as “Page for a Day” to Illinois House

SPRINGFIELD – 116th District State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) welcomed Benton High School Sophomore Cole Buchanan to the Illinois House to serve as a “Page for a Day” on Tuesday,…

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Pi Day

March 14 marks Pi Day, an annual celebration of the mathematical sign pi. Founded in 1988 by physicist Larry Shaw, March 14 was selected because the numerical date (3.14) represents…

Thursday, March 9, 2023
Rep. Severin Announces Energy Transition Grant Awarded to White County

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced this week that the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is awarding an Energy Transition Program Grants to White County, totaling $1,207,426…

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Rev. Darrell “Mr. Wimbo” Wimberly Offers Opening Prayer before Illinois House Session

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) hosted Marion’s very own Rev. Darrell “Mr. Wimbo” Wimberly at the Illinois State Capitol on the floor of the House of Representatives in…

Sunday, March 5, 2023
Severin Says – March 6, 2023

Friend, I’ve enjoyed a busy couple of weeks traveling to Springfield and around the 116th district! House Committees have been meeting regularly with bills moving through the process. This Tuesday…