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Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Putting an End to the Budget Impasse and Runaway Spending

If there is one thing that all conservatives agree on, its that the government spends too much money.  In Illinois, years of unbalanced budgets have made Illinois the least fiscally…


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…


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Statement on Caterpillar’s Announcement to Relocate Global Headquarters

“I am disappointed to learn about Caterpillar’s decision to relocate its Global Headquarters from Peoria to Chicago.  Undoubtedly, the impact of this transition will be significant, presenting the Central Illinois…


Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Unes Selected by House Minority Leader Durkin to Serve as Assistant Republican Leader

State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) was appointed today to serve as an Assistant Minority Leader for the 100th General Assembly.  There are only six positions of this kind that…


Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Rep. Unes to Receive “Champion of Free Enterprise” Award from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce

State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) will be receiving the “Champion of Free Enterprise” Award on Friday, December 2 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino.  The presentation of the award…


Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Peoria County Farm Bureau Presents Rep. Unes with “Friend of Agriculture” Award

State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) is honored to announce that he is the recipient of the 2016 “Friend of Agriculture” award from the Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB), which was…


Friday, August 12, 2016
Governor Signs Unes Bills to Benefit Illinois Schools

Today, Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law two bills sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) that benefit Illinois schools.  The first bill, HB 4675, ensures that federal pass-thru…


Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Representative Unes to Present Checks to Area Not-For-Profits

Acting as the vice chairperson of the Illinois Sportsmen’s Caucus, State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) will be in East Peoria on this Thursday, August 11, at 10 a.m. to…


Thursday, July 28, 2016
Rep. Unes Announces Mobile Office Hours in Canton Next Week

State Representative Mike Unes will host mobile office hours next week on Thursday August 4th at the Opera Professional Building, located at 45 East Side Square in Canton. Meetings will…