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Saturday, December 31, 2022
Reps. Severin, Windhorst and Jacobs Issue Statement in Response to Supreme Court Staying End of Cash Bail

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Three members of Southern Illinois’ House Republican delegation, State Representative Dave Severin, State Representative Patrick Windhorst, and State Representative Paul Jacobs, issued the following joint statement this…


Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Severin: End of Cash Bail Ruled Unconstitutional

BENTON – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) currently serves as the House Republican ranking member on the House Judiciary Criminal Law Committee. Severin issued the following statement upon the news…


Sunday, December 25, 2022
Merry Christmas!

Wishing all a very Merry Christmas 2022!


Saturday, December 24, 2022
Governor Signs Severin Measure Transferring Rend Lake Artisan Center from IDNR

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced today that legislation he sponsored that facilitates the transfer of possession of the Southern Illinois Arts and Artisans Building from the IDNR…


Saturday, December 17, 2022
Rep. Severin Announces Petition Drive Opposing Unconstitutional Gun Control Bill

BENTON – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is urging his constituents that are concerned with the latest gun control legislation pending in Springfield to sign his petition opposing the measure….


Monday, December 12, 2022
How to Watch Today’s HB 5855 Hearing and File Witness Slips

MARION – State Rep. Dave Severin currently serves as the House Republican ranking member on the House’s Judiciary Criminal Law Committee. In that capacity, Rep. Severin has worked hard to…


Friday, December 9, 2022
DCEO Grant Deadlines Approaching

MARION – State Rep. Dave Severin is sharing information on deadlines that are quickly approaching for various grants available through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.        Illinois Travel…


Thursday, December 1, 2022
Rep. Severin: SAFE-T Act Fix-it Sequel Falls Short on Needed Changes

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) says the last minute attempt by House and Senate Democrats to fix the dangerous SAFE-T Act falls short of making badly needed changes….


Thursday, December 1, 2022
Rep. Severin’s Bill to Transfer Southern Illinois Arts and Artisans Center from IDNR to Rend Lake Conservancy District Headed to Governor

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced today that legislation he sponsored that facilitates the transfer of possession of the Southern Illinois Arts and Artisans Building from the IDNR…


Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Rep. Severin Announces Holiday Drive to STUFF THE BACKPACKS!

MARION – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) has announced an effort he is leading to collect toiletry and other personal care items for children placed in emergency foster care. Rep….