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Monday, November 25, 2019
Severin Makes First Installment as Part of Backpacks for Buddies Drive

Marion….State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) was joined by three officials from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services on Friday for a special presentation. In October, Severin announced the…


Saturday, November 16, 2019
Severin Says – November 16, 2019 – Veto Session Wrap Up

Dear Friend, The 2019 Veto Session is now in the books. Since January 2019, House Republicans like me have been filing and sponsoring bills to address public corruption. So far,…


Saturday, November 16, 2019
Rep. Severin Hosts ‘Page for a Day’ in Springfield

Springfield…117th district State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) hosted a special guest in Springfield during the Veto Session. Keton Clodi joined Rep. Severin in serving as a”Page for a Day” on…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
Severin Supports “First Step” Ethics Reforms, Calls for Action on Tougher Package

Springfield.…State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) says despite small movements in the right direction, he left the 2019 Veto Session feeling unsatisfied on the issue of ethics reform. A sponsor of…


Thursday, November 14, 2019
Severin Says Hurried Process, Lack of Details Led to No Vote on Police and Fire Pension Reform

For immediate release: November 14, 2019Contact: State Rep. Dave Severin (618) 440-5090 Springfield….Citing a rushed process and a lack of actuarial details, State Representative Dave Severin cast a NO vote…


Monday, November 11, 2019
Severin Says – November 11, 2019 Veterans Day Edition

Dear Friend, Today I had the privilege of attending a wonderful celebration honoring our veterans as the amazing veterans memorial was unveiled in Coello. I was privileged to join our…


Friday, November 8, 2019
Southern Illinois Legislators Sponsor Tougher Ethics Laws, Encourage Passage during Veto Session

Joint Op-Ed submitted by State Representatives Terri Bryant, Dave Severin, and Patrick Windhorst A summer of discontent has given way to a tumultuous autumn marked by suspicion and, in some…


Monday, November 4, 2019
Severin Sponsors Tougher State Ethics Laws

Marion….State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced this week that he has signed on to co-sponsor three bills that take aim at Illinois’ lax state ethics laws. An expansive federal corruption…


Saturday, November 2, 2019
Severin Says – Veto Session Week One Recap

Dear Friend, Week one of the 2019 fall Veto Session began with a bombshell news story detailing the arrest of Democrat Chicago State Representative Luis Arroyo on charges of attempting…


Saturday, October 26, 2019
Severin Says – October 26, 2019

Dear Friend, Before I get to this week’s comprehensive preview of the upcoming Veto Session, I want to share some GREAT news with you. The IL Department of Transportation has…