Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Update from the Capitol 6-29-15

Governor Rauner signs education budget bill, vetoes the rest of the unbalanced budgetGovernor Rauner this past week signed the elementary and secondary education component of the Fiscal Year 2016 State…

Friday, June 26th, 2015
Helping with tornado recovery in Coal City

Representative Bennett toured the tornado and wind destruction in Coal City, and helped out at the Call Center. “Many houses are damaged. Lots of good people are working long hours…

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
Update from the Capitol 6-22-15

House meets, but does not discuss budget crisis…Senate sends Governor unconstitutional spending bills With the clock ticking down to the June 30th deadline to have a new budget in place…

Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Welcome Home Honor Flight Veterans!

Honor Flight from Springfield to Washington D. C. and back home to Springfield! Rep. Bennett helped welcome home WWII and Korean War Veterans Bob Mathias of Rankin and Roy Elliott of Paxton. Thank…

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
Five Rep. Bennett Bills Headed to Governor

Several initiatives spearheaded by State Representative Tom Bennett this spring are poised to become law. Bennett (R-Gibson City) said today that measures awaiting the Governor’s signature include local initiatives to…