News

Monday, August 12, 2019
Unes Bill Reduces Government Costs

Representative Mike Unes is pleased that Governor Pritzker signed his 6th bill of the year into law today. SB1381 streamlines local government by eliminating an unfunded mandate regarding the installation…


Monday, July 29, 2019
Illinois Citizens Wondering How Gas Tax Benefits Them

(Reprinted from Rep. Unes’ Op-ed in the Peoria Journal Star on Sunday, July 14th, 2019.) Illinois drivers are finding the pain at the pump to be especially uncomfortable this summer. For…


Saturday, June 1, 2019
Closing Out Spring Session

The parade of radical legislation brought to the House floor this week was unlike anything we’ve ever seen in Illinois; a $3 billion dollar tax increase, expansion of abortion, further…


Friday, May 24, 2019
Unes Successfully Advances Anti Human Trafficking Legislation

Yesterday the House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of legislation offered by Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) which will assist in the ongoing battle against human trafficking in the…


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…


Monday, April 8, 2019
District Update

Unes Announces Traffic Lights at Route 24 and Cameron Lane Active Rep. Unes wants the public to know that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has confirmed that the traffic…


Wednesday, March 27, 2019
House Passes Unes Legislation to Offer Posthumous High School Diplomas to Fallen Soldiers

Today in Springfield, the Illinois House of Representatives passed a bill introduced by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) that would allow Illinois high schools to award posthumous diplomas to…


Wednesday, March 27, 2019
State Rep. Mike Unes Announces Traffic Lights at Route 24 and Cameron Lane to go Active March 26

State Representative Mike Unes wants the public to know that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has confirmed that the traffic lights at Rte. 24 and Cameron Lane will go…


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…