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Thursday, June 18, 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 16, 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…


Friday, May 29, 2015
Rep. Bennett: Clock is ticking to achieve real results

Representative Bennett shares his concerns about the pressing need for reforms in Illinois that will yield positive results for our budget, our families and our communities. Listen to his comments here.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Bennett Rejects Democrats’ Unconstitutional Budget

State Representative Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) today resoundingly rejected a series of sham budget bills pushed through the Illinois House by Speaker Madigan and the Majority Democrats. Bennett said the…


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK – BUDGET FY16

Weigh in on key issues in Springfield today, click below  and voice your opinion!!!


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
honoring a local hero – Marine Private Jack Redman

“Memorial Day took on an even more special meaning this week for families in our district.  Finally, Marine Private Jack Redman, who lost his life in battle on the island…


Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Bennett Backs Term Limits Initiatives

State Representative Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) joined other House Republican freshman legislators today in backing measures to allow voters impose term limits on the General Assembly. Citing the state’s lingering…


Monday, May 18, 2015
Rep. Bennett’s Traveling Office Coming to Livingston County Communities

State Representative Tom Bennett is taking his office on the road this spring to meet with local residents throughout the 106th district. On Thursday, May 21st, the Livingston County communities…


Friday, May 15, 2015
the Illinois House celebrates the life of Paxton’s Clayton Hale

Rep. Bennett passed a resolution in the House this week celebrating the life of Clayton Hale, an exceptional young man from the Paxton community who at the young age of…


Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Update from the Capitol 5-13-15

We’re coming down to the wire in Springfield – just a little more than two weeks left in our scheduled spring session and we have a lot of work yet…