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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
National Agriculture Day

Today is National Agriculture Day. Illinois is made up of roughly 75 percent farmland, and is one of the nation’s leading producers of soybeans, corn, and other similar commodities. Like many districts…

Friday, March 17th, 2017
Weekly Newsletter St. Patrick’s Day Special

Dear Neighbor,     I would like to wish you all a happy St. Patrick’s Day. Hope you wore your green today!   It has been a productive week both…

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Severin Moves Helping Paws Legislation Out of the House

Springfield….Legislation introduced by State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) that would provide additional assistance to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression received unanimous approval from the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday,…

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Weekly Newsletter March 10th

Dear Friends,   It was another busy week in both the district and Springfield. This past week the district saw an influx of visitors as the United Field Trialers’ Association…

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Severin’s Helping Paws Veterans Bill Passes Committee

Springfield…. Legislation introduced by State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) to provide additional assistance to veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression was unanimously approved by the House Judiciary-Criminal…

Friday, March 3rd, 2017
Weekly Newsletter March 3, 2017

Dear Friend,   The big news of the week was the severe weather that came through the state on Tuesday. Many people across the state were affected by these storms. Our…

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Weekly Newsletter February 24, 2017

Dear Friend, Another busy week has come and gone. This past week I split my time between the District and Springfield. Early in the week I met with members of the Franklin…

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Severin Votes to Deny Lawmakers a Pay Increase

Springfield….State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) voted to deny state lawmaker pay increases during a meeting of the House Executive Committee on Thursday morning. The Benton Republican and first-term lawmaker had…

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Announcing 2017 Online Legislative Survey

Illinois is facing incredibly difficult times, and it will require us to make some tough decisions. As your State Representative, it is important for me to know how you feel about these issues. I invite…

Monday, February 20th, 2017
Special President’s Day Weekly Newsletter February 20, 2017

Dear Friend, Today is February 20th, and as you may also know it as President’s Day. On this day we remember some of the greatest leaders in our country’s history….