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Wednesday, March 17, 2021
After a Year of Lockdowns, It is Time to Reopen Illinois

I pray for those who have lost family and friends due to COVID 19. When we first locked down over a year ago, we were told the lockdown was necessary…


Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Rep. Friess Appointed to Supreme Court Statutory Court Fees Task Force

RED BUD…House Minority Leader Jim Durkin has appointed State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) to serve on the Statutory Court Fee Task Force which is tasked with conducting a thorough…


Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Rep. Friess Begins First Committees as State Representative

RED BUD…This week, State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) will begin his first committee hearings as a new legislator in the Illinois General Assembly. Friess’ background as a veteran, a…


Monday, February 22, 2021
Rep. David Friess Offers a Statement on the Signing of HB3653

Springfield, IL…State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) issued a statement on Governor Pritzker’s signing of HB3653: “I am greatly disappointed in Governor Pritzker for choosing to sign HB3653. Our caucus…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Friess Reacts to the Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

Red Bud, IL…State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) issued a statement following Governor Pritzker’s State Budget Address Wednesday: “Today, Governor Pritzker once again showed the lack of leadership that inspired…


Thursday, February 11, 2021
Rep. Friess’ Statement on New House Rules for 102nd General Assembly

Springfield, IL…State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) issued a statement on the newly implemented House Rules for the 102nd General Assembly: “Today the Democrat majority in the General Assembly implemented…


Tuesday, February 9, 2021
ISBE’s “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Standards” Prioritize Activism over Academics

I have recently received numerous calls and messages regarding Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards. These are a new set of standards that would set forth how our public school…


Friday, February 5, 2021
Vendors Continue Struggles with State at World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta

SPARTA…Vendors who wish to operate at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta are having struggles with the State of Illinois, according to State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud)….


Monday, January 25, 2021
Rep. Friess Raises Concerns over Gov. Pritzker’s Decoupling Plan

RED BUD… State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) voiced his concerns over Governor Pritzker’s efforts to decouple Illinois from the federal CARES Act which would grant tax relief to thousands…


Thursday, January 21, 2021
Rep. Friess joins Leading Voices podcast

Illinois State Representative David Friess serves the 116th District. He discusses the need to reduce taxes, reform workers comp programs and keep people living in Illinois. Click here to listen.