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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Rep. Unes issues response on SB 1229

Thank you to those who reached out to me on SB1229.  I appreciated the many points of contact and am thankful to be able to better understand the concerns, on both sides of…


Thursday, August 6, 2015
Unes Legislation to Protect Seniors from Abuse Signed by Governor

Springfield, IL … Bipartisan legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) aimed at protecting senior citizens and other adults from financial abuse and exploitation was signed into law…


Thursday, July 9, 2015
Unes Co-Sponsors “Clean” Bill to Pay State Employees during Budget Impasse

Springfield, IL…State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) co-sponsored an additional effort aimed at ensuring the state employees are paid during the budget impasse in Springfield, House Bill 4245. Last Thursday,…


Thursday, July 2, 2015
Unes suggests temporary balanced budget extension

Springfield, IL…State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) called on both parties to come to a temporary, balanced budget to avoid major interruptions to state services on Thursday.  As the State…


Saturday, May 30, 2015
VIDEO: Unes Blasts Unbalanced, Unconstitutional State Budget

Unfortunately, Speaker Madigan pushed through a self-admittedly, unbalanced state budget today. It spends billions of dollars more than is anticipated to be coming into state coffers. Unfortunately, this is nothing…


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK – BUDGET FY16

Weigh in on key issues in Springfield today, click below  and voice your opinion!!!


Monday, May 18, 2015
Unes Passes Measure to Protect Seniors from Abuse

Springfield, IL … State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) passed bipartisan legislation through the Illinois House last week to protect senior citizens and other adults from financial abuse and exploitation. …


Friday, May 15, 2015
Rep. Unes Welcomes Sheriffs to Springfield

Rep. Mike Unes was proud to welcome Sheriff Bob Huston of Tazewell County and Sheriff Jeff Standard of Fulton County to Springfield this week.


Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Salvation Army Visits Unes in Springfield

It’s always good to get an update from our local Salvation Army advocates on the great programs they administer. Thanks to the Pekin and Canton chapters for taking the time…


Thursday, May 7, 2015
Video: Unes says Sham Budget Votes ‘Dysfunctional Government at its Worst!’

Unfortunately, the games continued in Springfield yesterday.  Speaker Madigan’s Supermajority called Budget Votes on the House Floor after filing a budget only hours earlier.  No one from the public, human…