Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Update-Working Groups, First Bills, Ag. Block Grants, and More

Protecting at-risk kids The House Republicans have formed a series of “working groups” this spring to craft and propose ideas to tackle many of our state’s most pressing issues. I’m…

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 22, 2023
Happy Birthday, President Washington

“Still I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain (what I consider the most enviable of all titles) the character of an honest man.” -George Washington…

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Illinois students struggling with reading and math

At 622 schools across Illinois, only 1 out of 10 kids or less can read at grade level. The numbers for math are even more shocking with 930 schools reporting 1 out of 10…

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Celebrate the future of agriculture

Happy National FFA Week to our Illinois FFA chapters and the young leaders participating in FFA programs across the nation! #NationalFFAWeek

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 15, 2023
Watch the Governor’s Budget Address Live

The Governor will deliver the combined State of the State and Budget Address today at noon. Follow along live at

Sunday, February 12, 2023
Happy Birthday, Abe!

Today we celebrate the life and achievements of one the greatest Presidents in U.S. history. Abraham Lincoln’s leadership, wisdom, and will to overcome the many hardships he faced throughout his…

Friday, February 10, 2023
Illinois Farm Family to be Highlighted in Superbowl Ad

Did you know that 96% of Illinois farms are family owned? This weekend, an Illinois farm family will share their story during the Super Bowl and showcase the importance of agriculture across…

Thursday, February 9, 2023
IDNR is Hiring!

IDNR’s Office of Law Enforcement currently has a staff of 148 conservation police officers and is looking to expand its ranks by 25 with the newest class of trainees. Applications…