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Friday, May 19, 2017
Rep. Severin Joins Colleagues in Calling on Attorney General Madigan to Force Legislators to Comply with Balanced Budget Requirements

Springfield…. Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) signed a letter with 39 of his Republican colleagues requesting that the Attorney General use her power to force the General Assembly to pass a revenue…


Thursday, May 11, 2017
National Tourism Week

This week is National Tourism week and, like much of the state, tourism is a big part of our Southern Illinois’ economy. Looking at some of the statistics from last year, tourism in Illinois is…


Thursday, May 11, 2017
Severin Honors Zeigler Royalton Coaches vs. Cancer

Springfield…. The House of Representatives have adopted House Resolution 379, introduced by state Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), to recognize Zeigler-Royalton Coaches vs. Cancer and the exceptional work they have done raising money to fight…


Monday, May 8, 2017
Weekly Newsletter May 1st-7th

Dear Neighbor,   I hope you stayed safe during the heavy rains we experienced this past week. Thankfully there have been no serious injuries or fatalities to report. Thank you to all…


Friday, April 28, 2017
Severin: Encouraged by Governor and Nurses Renewing Negotiations

Springfield…. House Republicans held a brief press conference Thursday morning in response to news that the Governor’s office and Illinois Nurses Association have agreed to renew negotiations on the issue of subcontracting. As a…


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Severin Disapproves of the House Expanding Abortion

Springfield…. Today the Illinois House of Representatives passed House Bill 40 will allow taxpayer funds to cover abortions. After the vote, Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) expressed his disapproval with the bill both on fiscal…


Friday, April 7, 2017
Severin Supports Property Tax Relief Bill for Senior’s and Veterans

Springfield…. State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) has signed on as a co-sponsor to House Bill 156. The bill will provide property tax relief to senior citizens and veterans by making changes…


Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Herrin Independent March 30 – April 5

Friday, March 31, 2017
Weekly Newsletter March 31th

Dear Friends, It has been a busy couple weeks at the Capitol. Now being on the new job for about two and a half months it is disappointing to see…


Tuesday, March 21, 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…