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Thursday, August 24, 2023
Rep. Friess Statement on Illinois Corruption Trial, Mapes Guilty Verdict

State Representative David Friess issued the following statement in Illinois’ most recent corruption trial verdict of Tim Mapes, former House Speaker Mike Madigan’s closest ally: “The guilty verdict handed down…


Thursday, August 24, 2023
Rep. Friess Visits Local Businesses in Waterloo and Conducts Roundtable Discussion with Business Leaders

Waterloo, IL…State Representative David Friessand Greater St. Louis Inc.made a visit to Waterloo in Monroe County, Illinois, as part of its ongoing initiative to gather information and support the development…


Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Excessive Heat Preparation

During the summer months, the temperature in Illinois can reach dangerous levels. Extreme heat can be particularly hazardous for children, seniors, those with special needs, and pets. In addition to…


Monday, August 21, 2023
Happy National Senior Citizens Day/Empowering Seniors Event August 30th

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed August 21 as a day to recognize the older adults in our lives and honor senior citizens across our nation. From the proclamation: “For…


Thursday, August 17, 2023
Happy National Nonprofit Day!

Thank you to the nonprofits that serve our communities across the state! The dedication of those who work and volunteer for these organizations is unmatched and their advocacy makes Illinois…


Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Big Muddy Monster embraced by Southern Illinois community

The legend of the Big Muddy Monster began 50 years ago and locals are now embracing its heritage in the southern Illinois community of Murphysboro. Residents reported multiple sightings of…


Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Friess Frame 8/15/23

Thank You for a Successful Senior Fair (VIDEO) Rep. Friess and Sen. Bryant to Host Empowering Seniors: A Round Table Discussion Event After hosting a successful Senior Fair together, I’m…


Friday, August 11, 2023
Rep. Friess Statement on Illinois Supreme Court Gun Ban Ruling

Today, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled 4-3 to uphold legislation enforcing a gun ban in Illinois. Rep. Friess released the following statement following the ruling: “Right from the start, myself…


Friday, August 11, 2023
Rep. Friess Thanks You for a Successful Senior Fair (VIDEO)

Below is a video from Sen. Bryant’s and Rep. Friess’ Senior Fair this past Tuesday, where Rep. Friess thanks everyone for participating in the event.


Thursday, August 10, 2023
Rep. Friess and Sen. Bryant to Host Empowering Seniors: A Round Table Discussion Event

After hosting a successful Senior Fair together, State Representative David Friess and Senator Terri Bryant are joining together again to host “Empowering Seniors: A Round Table Discussion.” This event will…