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Monday, April 13, 2015
Rep. Bennett Seeks Local Input at Legislative Town Halls

State Representative Tom Bennett is inviting area residents to discuss important state and local issues at Legislative Town Hall meetings he is hosting throughout the 106th District in the coming…


Friday, March 27, 2015
Governor Rauner Visits the House Floor

Rep. Bennett greeted Governor Rauner on the House Floor Thursday. Thursday evening, the governor signed into law the emergency FY15 budget provisions passed by the House earlier in the week.


Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Rep. Bennett: Emergency Budget Measures Not Perfect, But Necessary

Statement of State Rep. Tom Bennett on House Bills 317 and 318, the emergency FY 15 budget measures advanced today by the Illinois House: “It’s very unfortunate that former Governor…


Monday, March 23, 2015
Rep. Bennett’s Agriculture Advisory Committee Holds First Meeting

To ensure local families, groups and organizations are involved in the legislative decision making process, State Representative Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) is forming local Advisory Committees. The new 106th District…


Friday, March 13, 2015
Rep. Bennett’s School Safety Bill Clears House

School Boards in Illinois will be better able to ensure student safety while discussing building security under legislation guided through the Illinois House Thursday by State Representative Tom Bennett. House…


Thursday, March 12, 2015
Rep. Bennett Wins Unanimous Approval of SIDS Education Enhancement

Rep. Bennett and Judy Jo Arbour present their SIDS education enhancement to the House Human Services Committee New parents in Illinois will be ensured to leave the hospital with good, updated…


Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Rep. Bennett Advances School Security Measure

 Rep. Bennett (left) and Superintendent Daniel Hollowell  discuss House Bill 1498 in the House State Government Administration Committee State Representative Tom Bennett today advanced legislation in the Illinois House ensuring local…


Thursday, February 19, 2015
Join Rep. Bennett at the grand openings of his new district offices

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Rep. Bennett Pleased with New Governor’s Approach to Tackling Illinois’ Financial Crisis

“Today we heard an open, honest assessment of our state finances from the Governor; and that’s something that hadn’t happened for quite a while in Springfield. We are facing very,…


Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Rep. Bennett Puts Education Experience to Work on Key House Committees

State Representative Tom Bennett will be putting his experience as a former teacher and Chairman of the Parkland Community College Board to work this spring on the Illinois House Committees…