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Saturday, June 1st, 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 24th, 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 13th, 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 8th, 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 27th, 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 27th, 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 17th, 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 1st, 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…

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
Rep. Unes Named Legislator of The Year

State Rep. Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) was named Legislator of The Year by the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) at their annual convention held in Peoria September 20th-September 23rd. The Award…

Tuesday, September 11th, 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),…