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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Representative Unes opposes “irresponsible and unfeasible” college appropriations bill

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) today voiced frustration in the irresponsible political posturing that continues to take place in Springfield, resulting in an unsustainable approach to the…


Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Representative Unes Files Bill to Require ACT Test as Option for Illinois School Districts

State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) filed HB 4362 yesterday afternoon: A bill that would require the State of Illinois to provide the ACT test to any high school junior…


Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Unes introduces new Legislative Aide, Tiffany White

Pekin, IL … Rep. Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) announces the hiring of his new Legislative Aide, Tiffany White, a Pekin native and experienced constituent casework manager. Tiffany White will be…


Friday, September 11, 2015
Unes Commends Progress with ongoing State Contract Negotiation

Pekin, IL … State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) on Friday commended progress made between  AFSCME (American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees), and the Governor for coming to…


Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Rep. Unes issues response on SB 1229

Thank you to those who reached out to me on SB1229.  I appreciated the many points of contact and am thankful to be able to better understand the concerns, on both sides of…


Thursday, August 6, 2015
Unes Legislation to Protect Seniors from Abuse Signed by Governor

Springfield, IL … Bipartisan legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) aimed at protecting senior citizens and other adults from financial abuse and exploitation was signed into law…


Thursday, July 9, 2015
Unes Co-Sponsors “Clean” Bill to Pay State Employees during Budget Impasse

Springfield, IL…State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) co-sponsored an additional effort aimed at ensuring the state employees are paid during the budget impasse in Springfield, House Bill 4245. Last Thursday,…


Thursday, July 2, 2015
Unes suggests temporary balanced budget extension

Springfield, IL…State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) called on both parties to come to a temporary, balanced budget to avoid major interruptions to state services on Thursday.  As the State…


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK – BUDGET FY16

Weigh in on key issues in Springfield today, click below  and voice your opinion!!!


Monday, May 18, 2015
Unes Passes Measure to Protect Seniors from Abuse

Springfield, IL … State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) passed bipartisan legislation through the Illinois House last week to protect senior citizens and other adults from financial abuse and exploitation. …