Friday, June 24, 2022
Rep. Severin Supports Landmark Roe v. Wade Decision

BENTON – Expressing agreement and support for the decision, State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) says Friday’s US Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is 50 years in the making. “I…

Monday, June 20, 2022
Southern Illinois Republican Legislators Call for Hearings into Fraud at IDES

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Three members of Southern Illinois’ Republican legislative delegation to the Illinois House are calling for immediate hearings after a recent audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security revealed…

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Rep. Severin: Student Driven Bill Designating State Snake Signed into Law

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced his bill designating the eastern milksnake as the state’s snake has been signed into law. Severin worked with local student Gentry Heiple…

Friday, May 27, 2022
Severin Says – Memorial Day 2022

Dear Friend, This weekend, while many Illinoisans will enjoy time off relaxing, cleaning up the yard, hosting barbecues, swimming, fishing, going to ball games, and hitting the road to visit…

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Rep. Severin and Rep. Windhorst Team Up for McLeansboro Free Prescription Drug Drop Off

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) and State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) are teaming up to provide district residents with a free service to collect unused prescription drugs….

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Severin Rejects Democrats’ Only Budget – Cites $1 Billion Dollars in Pork

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) says an early morning vote on the FY 2023 budget means Illinoisans once again have been left out of the process of how…

Friday, April 8, 2022
Rep. Severin Resolution Renames Hwy. 148 in Christopher in Honor of Fallen Firefighter Kody M. Vanfossan

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) received unanimous support for HJR 87, a House Joint Resolution that renames a stretch of Hwy. 148 near Christopher, Illinois in Rep. Severin’s…

Monday, April 4, 2022
Rep. Severin’s Constituent Suggests State Snake Designation, Serves as House Page

SPRINGFIELD – When 7th grade student Gentry Heiple of Carterville approached State Rep. Dave Severin with an idea for a new law, he began a journey that now includes a…

Monday, March 28, 2022
Rep. Severin Honors First Female President of IL Beekeeper’s Association

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) has passed a congratulatory resolution in honor of Mulkeytown resident Rose Leedle for being elected as the first female President of the Illinois…

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Severin – Irresponsible Move by Democrats will Cause Job Tax Hike

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Dave Severin says he is disappointed by Illinois House Democrats’ approval of legislation that only partially pays back money borrowed from the Federal government to shore up…