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Thursday, June 6, 2024
Remembering D-Day

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 Allied troops crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of German-occupied Normandy, France in the largest amphibious assault in world history, now known…

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Democrats changed House rules to pass their $1.1 billion revenue plan just before 5 a.m.

Democrats were forced to change the House rules and needed three tries to pass their $1.1 billion revenue plan just before 5 a.m. After a near-derailment and an all-nighter to wrap…

Monday, June 3, 2024
National PTSD Awareness Month

June is National PTSD Awareness Month. PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, affects an estimated 9 million Americans who have been exposed to life-threatening and traumatic events. This month you can…

Friday, May 31, 2024
This Week in Springfield (Photos)

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Rep. Friess Rejects $1 Billion Tax Hike Budget and $1 Billion More for Illegal Immigrants

Springfield, IL…State Representative David Friess has voiced his staunch opposition to the proposed FY25 state budget, expressing deep concerns over its financial priorities and impact on Illinois residents. “I am…

Monday, May 27, 2024
Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a reminder of the brave men and women who died while fighting in the U.S. Armed Forces. While Memorial Day is usually a holiday marking the beginning…

Friday, May 24, 2024
This Week in Springfield (Photos)

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Rep. Friess Sponsored SB 3513 Passes the House, Benefitting Legal Professionals (w/Video)

Springfield, IL…State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) is pleased to announce the successful passage of SB 3513, an amendment to the Illinois Notary Public Act. As the chief House sponsor…

Monday, May 20, 2024
EMS Week

EMS Week honors the important work of all Emergency Medical Service workers. Their continued work saves lives and helps our communities every day. Thank you to EMS workers for all…

Friday, May 17, 2024
Rep. Friess Speaks on HB 5830 at Capitol Press Conference

Springfield, IL…State Representative David Friess (R-Redbud) spoke today at a press conference in Springfield on his bill HB 5830, also known as the Classification by Biological Sex Act. This legislation…