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Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Severin: Democrats Admit Gerrymandered Maps Drawn for Political Advantage

For immediate release: August 31, 2021Contact: State Representative Dave Severin (618) 440-5090 or Severin@ILHouseGOP.org Severin: Democrats Admit Gerrymandered Maps Drawn for Political Advantage SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House of Representatives passed new legislative…


Monday, August 23, 2021
Severin Says – August 24, 2021

Dear Friend, This week’s Severin Says explores the upcoming Special Session of the legislature, set for Tuesday, August 31, 2021. It is rare for the General Assembly to meet in…


Friday, August 20, 2021
Rep. Severin – Pritzker Signature on Sex Ed Bill Obliterates Local Control

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) issued the following statement upon learning that Governor JB Pritzker has signed legislation, SB 818, that creates a new sexual education mandate for children…


Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Severin Says – August 18, 2021

Dear Friend, Throughout the spring 2021 legislative Session, I spoke several times at events and through my email newsletter and press releases about my objection to Illinois House Democratic and…


Monday, August 9, 2021
Severin Says – August 10, 2021

Dear Friend, I want to start this week by thanking the dozens of students and parents that participated in this year’s Once Upon a Time Summer Reading Program sponsored by…


Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Rep. Severin Says New Mask Mandates Go Too Far, Demands Local Control

BENTON – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is urging residents and parents of school-aged children to contact Governor JB Pritzker and the Speaker of the House and Senate President following the…


Monday, July 26, 2021
Severin Says – July 29, 2021

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of Severin Says has important news and notes that you need to know from the 117th district and beyond! I’ve got information for local governments…


Monday, July 26, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican State Reps. Remind Students Summer Reading Program Deadline Approaching

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Rep. Dave Severin and Rep. Patrick Windhorst and Rep. Paul Jacobs are reminding first through fourth grade students residing in the 115th, 117th, and 118th State Representative districts that the…


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Rep. Severin and Fellow Southern Illinois House Republicans Sponsor Summer Reading Program for Elementary Students

BENTON – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is excited to announce the start of the 2021 “Once Upon a Time” Summer Reading Program for students in 1st through 4th grades…


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Severin Casts No Vote on IL State Budget Dropped by Democrats with less than Ten Minutes Notice

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Dave Severin released the following statement after a $42 billion budget passed the Illinois House on Monday night, after being given the legislation to consider less…