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Friday, August 10th, 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 27th, 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 24th, 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 1st, 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 31st, 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 18th, 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…

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Unes Legislation to Help Gold Star Families Heads to the Governor’s Desk

The Illinois Senate approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) today to ensure families of servicemembers do not face additional burdens after losing their loved one in…

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Senate Approves Rep. Unes Bill to Help Revitalize Vacant Hanna City Work Camp

The Illinois Senate approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) to help Peoria County redevelop the vacant property known as the former Hanna City Work Camp. Rep….

Friday, May 11th, 2018
District Update – May 11, 2018

Unes welcomes students to Tech Day in Springfield Tech Day 2018 at the State Capitol was a great success on Thursday. I always look forward to presenting at this annual…

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
District Update – May 2, 2018

House approves Rep. Unes’ legislation to improve treatment for child sex abuse victims The Illinois House of Representative unanimously passed my legislation (HB 5245) last week to improve access to…