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Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Severin Holds First Satellite Office Hours at West Frankfort Public Library

West Frankfort…. On Wednesday Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) held his first Satellite office hours at the West Frankfort Public Library. As a token of his appreciation, Rep. Severin presented Library Director…


Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Weekly Review June 6th

Friday, June 2, 2017
Representative Severin Announces Traveling Office Hours

This summer State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) will be holding a series of traveling office hours throughout the 117th District. The first traveling office hours will be held on June…


Friday, June 2, 2017
Severin Opposes Bail Out for Chicago Public Schools

Springfield…. With session coming to an end on Wednesday, House Democrats rushed a vote on a new school funding formula, Senate Bill 1, which Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) opposed. Severin says the bill would provide Chicago…


Thursday, June 1, 2017
Severin: May Session Ends With No Budget

Springfield…. State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) today released following statement after the General Assembly failed to pass a balanced budget by the May 31st deadline:  “I went into this week hoping we could achieve a…


Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Helping Paws Passes the Senate

Springfield…. Today House Bill 2897, introduced by Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), passed the Senate by a unanimous vote. The bill aims to make sure that veterans suffering from PTSD or depression…


Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Summer Reading Safari

Students, Thank you for taking interest in my Summer Reading Safari reading club! There are so many wonderful stories waiting to be read. I believe the earlier you start reading…


Friday, May 26, 2017
Severin Passes Senate Bill 730 through the House

Springfield…. Today Representative David Severin (R-Benton) unanimously passed Senate Bill 730 through the Illinois House of Representatives, which extends the Petroleum Education and Marketing Act (PEMA). The Act was planned to…


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Severin Encouraged By Nurses Reaching Agreement with the Administration

Springfield….State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) today announced that the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) has reached an agreement with the Illinois Department of Corrections (DOC) on the issue of subcontracting in correctional facilities. This agreement will ensure…


Monday, May 22, 2017
Severin Announces DCEO Block Grant for Housing Rehabilitation

Marion…. State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced today that the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) will release more than $2.8 million in grant funds to seven communities in…