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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…


Saturday, March 28, 2020
Severin Says – March 28, 2020

Dear Friend, Saturday afternoon will bring the one-week mark of a ‘stay-at-home’ order implemented by Governor Pritzker. As we move about to get the essential things we need like groceries…


Thursday, March 26, 2020
Severin Says Small Businesses Can Start Applying this week for Financial Assistance through IL Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

MARION – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is urging small business in Southern Illinois to get up to date on the latest information on applying for financial relief through the…


Saturday, March 21, 2020
Severin Says – March 21, 2020

Dear Friend, This week has been one of monumental firsts in the history of the State of Illinois and indeed the United States of America. The federal and state governments…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
Severin Directs Constituents to Updated COVID-19 Web Sources and Hotline

BENTON – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is pointing constituents of the 117th district to new online resources and a COVID-19 hotline administered by the Illinois Department of Public Health…


Monday, March 16, 2020
State Rep. Dave Severin Temporarily Closes Marion District Office – Remote Constituent Service Still Available

MARION – State Rep. Dave Severin is issuing the following updates for his constituents in regard to the latest information available from State of Illinois governmental resources on the COVID-19 outbreak….


Monday, March 16, 2020
Rep. Severin Offers Latest Updates and Useful Information on COVID-19 Outbreak

MARION – State Rep. Dave Severin is issuing the following updates for his constituents in regard to the latest information available from State of Illinois governmental resources on the COVID-19 outbreak….


Sunday, March 1, 2020
Severin Says March 1, 2020

Dear Friend, In this week’s edition of Severin Says, I have a quick update for my readers on some of the legislation I am sponsoring this Session. You’ve heard a…


Sunday, March 1, 2020
Op Ed – Southern Illinois Republican Legislators Say Gov. Pritzker’s Inmate Release Policy Endangers Public Safety

During the last week of February, House and Senate Republicans joined members of the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association for a press conference to denounce Governor Pritzker’s decision to end cooperation and…


Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sign the Petition – Oppose Pritzker’s Plan to Hold Schools Hostage to His Tax Hike

In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections….


Sunday, February 23, 2020
Severin Says Feb. 23 2020

Dear Friend, The big news of the week in Springfield was supposed to be Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address. However, news broke on Tuesday morning that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was…