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Thursday, December 1, 2022
Rep. Friess Hosting 2nd Annual Toy Drive

The following is a statement from State Representative David Friess on his 2nd annual Toy Drive: “It is with great pleasure that we are collecting toys for our second annual…

Monday, September 19, 2022
Rep. Friess Congratulates Violette Nast for Winning the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Red Bud, IL…State Representative David Friess (R-Redbud) congratulates Violette Nast for winning the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award in their senior category (55+). Even though she is confined to a wheelchair,…

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Rep. Friess and Waterloo Police Dept. to Host Rx Drug Drop Off Event September 14

Red Bud, IL…State Representative David Friess (R-Redbud) and the Waterloo Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug Drop-Off event in Waterloo on Wednesday, September 14th from 9:00-11:00 am. The…

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Friess, Elik, and Meier to Host Telephone Town Hall for Area Residents

Red Bud—State Representatives David Friess (R-Red Bud), Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg), and Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) are hosting a Telephone Town Hall for residents to talk about state issues and garner feedback…

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Chester Bridge Rehab Continues

SIKESTON—Work to rehabilitate the Chester Bridge is underway. The bridge spans the Mississippi River, connecting the cities of Perryville, Missouri, and Chester, Illinois via MO Route 51/IL Route 150. The…

Friday, August 12, 2022
State Rep. David Friess Weekly Update – 8/12/2022

Energy Bills Proposed to Stop Blackout Threats State Representative Dave Severin is sponsoring legislation that would dismantle the “Green New Deal” law passed by Chicago Democrats and signed by Gov….

Friday, August 5, 2022
MoDOT Shortlists Four Teams for Chester Bridge Design-Build Project

SIKESTON – The Missouri Department of Transportation has received Statements of Qualification from potential design-build teams for the Chester Bridge project, which will replace the Route 51 bridge over the Mississippi…

Friday, July 29, 2022
State Rep. David Friess Weekly Update – 7/29/2022

Annual Red Bud Senior Fair – Tuesday, Aug. 2nd Tuesday morning, Senator Terri Bryant and I will once again hosting our annual Red Bud Senior Fair. This event provides an…

Thursday, July 28, 2022
Edgar Fellows Program Welcomes 10th Class

URBANA — Forty emerging, public policy leaders from across Illinois have been selected to be part of the 10th annual Edgar Fellows Program and will gather in Champaign August 7…

Monday, July 25, 2022
Rep. Friess and Sen. Bryant to Host Senior Fair in Red Bud on August 2

Red Bud…As part of an ongoing effort to reach seniors in the community, State Representative David Friess (R-Red Bud) and State Senator Terri Bryant will host a free senior health…