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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Rep. Severin Files Legislation to Transfer Southern Illinois Arts and Artisans Center from IDNR to Rend Lake Conservancy District

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) has filed legislation (HB 5845) in coordination with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) that would facilitate the transfer of possession of…


Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Rep. Severin Applauds USDA Grant to Saline River Farms Beef and Pork Processing Plant

MARION – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) is applauding the decision by the United States Department of Agriculture to award Saline River Farms, LLC a multi-million dollar grant to aid…


Tuesday, September 6, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Bryant, Rep. Jacobs, and Rep. Severin to Honor Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens 75th Anniversary

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Senator Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona), and State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) will join local elected officials and dignitaries to honor and celebrate…


Friday, September 2, 2022
Illinois EPA Awards 117th District Municipalities Over $2 Million in Low Interest Loans for Clean Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems

BENTON – 117th District State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced this week that the Illinois EPA is awarding low-interest loans to local governments and sanitary districts. The city of Hurst…


Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Severin Says – August 31, 2022

Dear Friend, It has been a busy past couple of weeks throughout the 117th district and beyond. In this week’s Severin Says, I’ve got information on last week’s Marion Senior…


Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Severin Says – August 16, 2022

Dear Friend, This week’s Severin Says is packed with information on various items. First up, I’ve got details on next Tuesday’s Senior Citizen’s Health and Wellness Fair in Marion. Also,…


Sunday, August 7, 2022
Representative Severin and Senator Fowler to Host Free Marion Senior Health and Wellness Fair

MARION – State Representative Dave Severin and State Representative Dale Fowler are once again teaming up to provide a free senior citizens health and wellness fair on Tuesday, August 23rd…


Friday, August 5, 2022
Severin: Energy-Focused Legislative Package Aimed at Cutting Electricity Costs, Ending Blackout Threats

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced this week he is sponsoring legislation that would dismantle the “Green New Deal” bill sponsored by Chicago Democrats and signed by Gov….


Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Rep. Severin: $17 Million in Capital Funds for Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center to Bring Jobs, Tourism, Economic Development

WHITTINGTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) joined officials from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and local elected officials for a special announcement at Rend Lake Resort on Wednesday….


Monday, July 18, 2022
Severin Says – July 18, 2022

Dear Friend, In this edition of “Severin Says”, I’ve got information and updates on a variety of issues. First up is information on an upcoming “Night at the Ball Park”…