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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…


Thursday, May 7, 2015
VIDEO: Unes comments on Worker’s Compensation Committee of the Whole

With very little notice, legislators were notified Speaker Madigan was convening a ‘Committee of the Whole’ on Tuesday regarding Worker’s Compensation. The witness list of who would be testifying was…


Thursday, April 30, 2015
Unes thankful Autism Cuts Reversed for current State Budget

Springfield, IL … State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) announced he is thankful the Governor has restored funding to the Autism Program, indigent burial, and services for the developmentally disabled…


Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Unes meets with Spoon River College Students & Administrators

“Great to meet with students and administrators from Spoon River College with Rep. Norine Hammond today in Springfield today.  The students and administrators have been working hard at ideas to…


Thursday, March 19, 2015
Unes presents testimony on Job Creation Initiative

Advocates making Research & Development Tax Credit Permanent Springfield, IL … State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) led the charge on Thursday to make the Illinois Research & Development Tax…


Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Unes’ work ethic recognized with two additional Legislative Appointments

Springfield, IL…Again recognizing his strong work ethic, House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) has asked Rep. Mike Unes to serve in two additional roles as the General Assembly’s Spring…


Friday, February 20, 2015
Unes lauds Caterpillar for commitment to new world headquarters in Peoria

Peoria, IL…State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) joined in a chorus of community leaders and state business leaders in lauding Caterpillar’s announcement to build and expand their new world headquarters…


Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Unes encouraged by consensus to tackle the big issues in State of the State Address

Springfield, IL… State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) reacted to Governor Rauner’s first State of the State Address delivered Wednesday by saying he is encouraged, “by the consensus among legislators…


Monday, February 2, 2015
Unes’ Work Ethic Recognized

Pekin, IL…In recognition of his tireless work ethic and knowledge in a wide range of areas, State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) has been asked to serve on eight committees…


Tuesday, January 13, 2015
DYNEGY COMMITS TO AIR QUALITY PLAN FOR PEORIA AREA

BARTONVILLE (January 12, 2015) – Illinois Power Holdings (a subsidiary of Dynegy) with Illinois State Senator David Koehler (District 46) and Illinois State Representative Mike Unes (District 91), announced today…