Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
Illinois Ag Director Nelson, Rep. Bennett Tour Flooded Fields in Iroquois County

Illinois Agriculture Director Nelson was in Watseka this week, joining Rep. Bennett to tour flooded fields and survey damage to farms in Iroquois County. Officials say parts of the county received more…

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Update from the Capitol 7/21/15

We’re back in Springfield again this week, but  I’m afraid there’s still no sign of any real progress on negotiating a budget. I’m ready to travel to Springfield as long…

Monday, July 20th, 2015
Gov Rauner Tours Watska Flood Damage with Rep. Bennett, Additional Updated Information

Update from the City of Watseka and the Watseka Police and Fire Departments: Governor Bruce Rauner, IEMA Director James Joseph, State Representative Tom Bennet and State Senator Jason Barickman toured…

Friday, July 17th, 2015
Watseka debris removal – Items Can be placed curbside beginning today

Watseka flood cleanup: Debris removal protocol via Watseka Police and Fire Departments: CITY OF WATSEKA DEBRIS REMOVAL PLAN, JULY 2015 FLOOD CLEAN UP IS FOR NEIGHBOROODS AFFECTED BY FLOODING ONLY….

Friday, July 17th, 2015
Watseka Flood Update: Curfew Partially Lifted, Contractor Guidelines in Place

Update from Watseka Police and Fire Departments: CURFEW LIFTED FOR CERTAIN AREAS.The curfew for areas of Watseka not directly affected by flooding will be lifted at 6 AM Friday July…

Thursday, July 16th, 2015
the latest flood relief update from Watskea Police and Fire

The latest flood update from  Watseka Fire and Police Departments: Sugar Creek has dropped 10 inches from 6pm to 8am Iroquois River dropped 9 inches from 6pm to 8am South Second…

Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Rep. Bennett’s SIDS Education Enhancement Becomes Law

New parents in Illinois will be ensured to leave the hospital with good, updated information on how to protect their newborn from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) under a new…

Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Rep. Bennett talks state budget, flooding and more on WDWS

Rep. Bennett talked with WDWS morning hosts Dave and Elizabeth about the state budget stalemate, worker paychecks, local flooding and more. Click here to listen!

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
Flooding updates from the Red Cross and Watseka Police and Fire Departments

Watseka Flooding Update From the American Red Cross-Central Illinois Chapter: The American Red Cross continues to provide food, shelter and comfort to the flood victims in Watseka.  The shelter is…

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
Rep. Bennett: Watseka Flood rellef efforts in full swing

Representative Bennett has been on scene today in Watseka to lend his office’s support to the flood relief efforts. “We have  great cooperation between the different agencies,” Representative Bennett said. “Special thanks…

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