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Friday, April 27th, 2018
House Approves Legislation to Allow Revitalization of Vacant Hanna City Work Camp

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to help Peoria County redevelop the vacant property formerly known as the Hanna City Work Camp. The legislation, sponsored by State Representative…

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Rep. Unes’ legislation to improve treatment for child sex abuse victims passes House

The Illinois House of Representative has unanimously passed landmark legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) to improve access to treatment for pediatric sexual assault victims.  In particular,…

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Unes Legislation to Help Gold Star Families Passes House

Rep. Unes discussing the importance of HB 4317 on the House floor before receiving unanimous approval by the House of Representatives The Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation sponsored by…

Friday, April 13th, 2018
District Update – April 13, 2018

Legislation legislation to improve treatment for child abuse victims clears committee The House Human Services Committee approved legislation I sponsored to improve access to emergency room treatment for pediatric sexual…

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Rep. Unes Discusses Bill to Improve Treatment for Child Sex Abuse Victims Approved by Committee on Tuesday
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
Rep. Unes’ legislation to improve treatment for child sex abuse victims approved by committee

The Illinois House Human Services Committee approved legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) to improve access to emergency room treatment for pediatric sexual assault victims. According to…

Monday, April 9th, 2018
Free Paper Shredding Event Saturday, April 21

  Illinois State Representative Mike Unes (R-Pekin) is offering a FREE Paper Shredding event for local residents from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 outside his district…

Friday, March 9th, 2018
District Update – March 9, 2018

Never Too Early to Learn About Government On Monday I enjoyed spending time with Mrs. Brix’s 4th Grade Class at East Peoria District 86. Visiting area schools and talking to…

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
House Committee Approves Legislation to Help Revitalize Vacant Hanna City Work Camp

    Photo courtesy of Matt Dayhoff / Journal Star The former Hanna City Work Camp stands deserted in 2003 near Hanna City. Today, the House Executive Committee approved legislation…

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
Unes Legislation to Help Gold Star Families

On Wednesday, the Illinois House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved legislation to ensure families of servicemembers do not face additional burdens after losing their loved one in service to our country….