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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Rep. Unes: New Law Will Help Gold Star Families

Families of fallen service members now have one less burden when mourning the loss of their loved one.  A new law allows more flexibility to such families in terms of…


Friday, June 1, 2018
Rep. Unes’ legislation to improve treatment for child sex abuse victims heads to Governor’s desk

Landmark legislation led by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) to improve access to emergency room treatment for pediatric sexual assault victims cleared the General Assembly. “The effects of a…


Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Unes Legislation to Help Gold Star Families Heads to the Governor’s Desk

The Illinois Senate approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) today to ensure families of servicemembers do not face additional burdens after losing their loved one in…


Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Senate Approves Rep. Unes Bill to Help Revitalize Vacant Hanna City Work Camp

The Illinois Senate approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) to help Peoria County redevelop the vacant property known as the former Hanna City Work Camp. Rep….


Friday, April 27, 2018
House Approves Legislation to Allow Revitalization of Vacant Hanna City Work Camp

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to help Peoria County redevelop the vacant property formerly known as the Hanna City Work Camp. The legislation, sponsored by State Representative…


Friday, April 27, 2018
Rep. Unes’ legislation to improve treatment for child sex abuse victims passes House

The Illinois House of Representative has unanimously passed landmark legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) to improve access to treatment for pediatric sexual assault victims.  In particular,…


Thursday, April 19, 2018
Unes Legislation to Help Gold Star Families Passes House

Rep. Unes discussing the importance of HB 4317 on the House floor before receiving unanimous approval by the House of Representatives The Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by…


Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Rep. Unes Discusses Bill to Improve Treatment for Child Sex Abuse Victims Approved by Committee on Tuesday

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Rep. Unes’ legislation to improve treatment for child sex abuse victims approved by committee

The Illinois House Human Services Committee approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) to improve access to emergency room treatment for pediatric sexual assault victims. According to…


Wednesday, March 7, 2018
House Committee Approves Legislation to Help Revitalize Vacant Hanna City Work Camp

    Photo courtesy of Matt Dayhoff / Journal Star The former Hanna City Work Camp stands deserted in 2003 near Hanna City. Today, the House Executive Committee approved legislation…