Monday, May 13, 2019
Unes Speaks at Spoon River College Commencement

On Saturday, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Spoon River College Class of 2019 Spring Commencement Ceremony. It was an honor to be asked to deliver a message…

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Unes Helps Kick-Off Limestone High School Campaign for Easter Seals

State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) was at Limestone Community High School this afternoon, visiting with students and faculty as they celebrate the commencement of their annual fundraiser for Easter…

Monday, October 1, 2018
Rep. Unes Receives Champion of Free Enterprise Award from the Illinois Chamber

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce recently presented State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) with the Champion of Free Enterprise Award. The award recognizes legislators that have made special contributions in…

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Rep. Unes Recognized As Advocate For Seniors

State Rep. Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) is honored to announce that he is the recipient of the 2018 Voice of Senior Care Award from the Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA),…

Friday, August 10, 2018
Landmark Legislation for Child Sex Abuse Victims Becomes Law in Illinois

For the first time in Illinois history, victims of sex abuse in Illinois will soon be receiving the better care they deserve under a new law initiated by State Rep….

Friday, July 27, 2018
New Law Clears a Path for Hanna City Work Camp

State Rep Mike Unes’ bill (HB 4319) to help redevelop the former Hanna City Work Camp has officially become law. The legislation paves the way for redevelopment of this blighted…

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…

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Rep. Unes: House Approves Balanced Bipartisan Budget

Rep. Unes discussing the balanced budget with Denise Jackson from News 25 The Illinois House of Representatives approved Illinois’ Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) state budget today, pending the Governor’s signature,…

Friday, May 18, 2018
District Update – May 18, 2018

Unes Legislation to Help Gold Star Families Heads to the Governor’s Desk The Illinois Senate approved my legislation on Wednesday to ensure families of servicemembers do not face additional burdens…