Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Legislator of the Year; Good month for job creation

“Legislator of the Year” Award I was honored this month to be chosen as the “Legislator of the Year” by the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs (IAAF) during a ceremony…

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Rep. Bennett to host free senior fair in Pontiac August 15

State Representative Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) will host a free senior resource fair in Pontiac on Wednesday August 15. “I encourage seniors and their families to stop by our free…

Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Bennett named “Legislator of the Year” by agricultural fairs group

WATSEKA – State Representative Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) was named “Legislator of the Year” by the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs during a ceremony at the Iroquois County Fair. “I…

Friday, July 20th, 2018
New DHFS Director; Flood prevention group meets again

Patti Bellock named DHFS directorGov. Rauner has named Patti Bellock as the new director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (DHFS). Bellock has served in the Illinois…

Friday, July 13th, 2018
Grants for fire departments, safety in the summer heat

Local fire departments receive state grantsThe Office of the State Fire Marshal has announced that five local fire departments have received funding under the Small Equipment Grant Program. In all,…

Friday, July 6th, 2018
Teacher licensing bill becomes law; flood prevention group convenes

Governor signs teacher licensure bill into lawGovernor Rauner has signed into law my bill to help ease Illinois’ teacher shortage. The legislation, House Bill 5627, makes it easier for teachers…