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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….


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

Monday, July 3, 2017
Rep. Unes Discusses Importance of Approved Budget

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
House Approves Resolution Designating Section of Illinois Route 78 ‘Sgt. Douglas Riney Memorial Highway’

On Wednesday, the Illinois House of Representatives adopted a resolution designating the section of Illinois Route 78 from Canton to Farmington as the “Sgt. Douglas Riney Memorial Highway”. The resolution…


Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Illinois House Honors Tazewell County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Whisenand

Rep. Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) led the Illinois House of Representatives Wednesday in a tribute to Tazewell County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Whisenand, who lost his life in the line of…


Saturday, May 30, 2015
VIDEO: Unes Blasts Unbalanced, Unconstitutional State Budget

Unfortunately, Speaker Madigan pushed through a self-admittedly, unbalanced state budget today. It spends billions of dollars more than is anticipated to be coming into state coffers. Unfortunately, this is nothing…


Thursday, May 7, 2015
Video: Unes says Sham Budget Votes ‘Dysfunctional Government at its Worst!’

Unfortunately, the games continued in Springfield yesterday.  Speaker Madigan’s Supermajority called Budget Votes on the House Floor after filing a budget only hours earlier.  No one from the public, human…


Thursday, May 7, 2015
VIDEO: Unes comments on Worker’s Compensation Committee of the Whole

With very little notice, legislators were notified Speaker Madigan was convening a ‘Committee of the Whole’ on Tuesday regarding Worker’s Compensation. The witness list of who would be testifying was…