News

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
More than 300 New State Laws Take Effect on New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day 2024 will ring in more than 300 new state laws, Rep. Frese said today. “Changes families will see on January 1 include an increase in Illinois’ minimum…


Thursday, July 27, 2023
Rep. Frese: Failures and Mismanagement at IDES Must be Righted

A recent audit of pandemic-period unemployment programs under the control of the Department of Employment Security has revealed widespread fraud and mishandling of billions of taxpayer dollars. Rep. Frese noted serious…


Friday, May 19, 2023
Rep. Frese: Blue Collar Jobs Act Will Help Revive Our Economy

Rep. Frese said this week’s announcement of the launch of the new Illinois Blue Collar Jobs Act (BCJA) Tax Credit will help revive Illinois’ job climate and state economy. Rep….


Friday, May 5, 2023
Rep. Frese, S.P.A.R.K. Working Group Announce New Legislation to Protect Children, Reform DCFS

Rep. Frese along with other members of the Sustaining and Protecting At Risk Kids (S.P.A.R.K.) Working Group on Thursday announced new legislation introduced to protect children in the state’s care,…


Friday, February 24, 2023
Rep. Frese Sponsors Legislation to Protect At-Risk Children, Support Local Communities

Rep. Frese this spring is sponsoring legislation to protect children in the care of the state, and also to boost and support projects in local communities. Rep. Frese (R-Paloma) this…


Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Rep. Frese Reacts to Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Address

State Representative Randy Frese today stressed that taxpayers will soon be on the hook to pay for new spending proposed by Governor J.B. Pritzker in his annual budget address. Before…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Rep. Frese: Governor Still Missing a Realistic, Long Term Plan for Illinois’ Recovery

After watching the Governor’s combined budget/state of the state address today, State Representative Randy Frese said he was disappointed that Governor Pritzker once again delivered a political stump speech rather…


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Quincy Family Inspires New Insurance Coverage Law

Representative Randy Frese and Senator Jil Tracy this week presented the Jeff Terry Family of Quincy a signed copy of Senate Bill 2158,  inspired by their family’s experience being initially…


Monday, November 30, 2020
Illinois House Republicans Demand House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hold Hearings on LaSalle Veterans’ Home COVID-19 Outbreak

Illinois House Republican members State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma), State Representative David Welter (R-Morris), and State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted a zoom press conference on Monday to address the…


Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Frese, House Republican Veterans’ Affairs Committee Members Demand Immediate House Hearings on COVID-19 Outbreaks at Illinois Veterans’ Homes

Illinois House Republican members of the Illinois House Veterans’ Affairs Committee are demanding answers following news of frightening COVID-19 outbreaks at state-run veterans’ homes. State Rep. Randy Frese (R-Paloma), spokesperson…