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Friday, March 22, 2019
This week in Springfield

Protections for DCFS and Adult Protective Service workers to possibly receive committee hearing.  HB 1482, sponsored by Rep. McCombie, adds protections to DCFS and Adult Protective Service employees from assault,…


Thursday, March 21, 2019
Rep. McCombie bill passes committee that allows for second chances for DUI offenders after ten years

This week Rep. McCombie’s House Bill 1634, which allows misdemeanor DUI convictions to be sealed after ten years under very specific circumstances, passed the House Judicial-Criminal Committee. Under this legislation,…


Monday, March 18, 2019
Rep McCombie’s office attends Northwest Illinois Economic Development award ceremony

Business Collaborator Award:Jo-Carroll Energy, Mike Casper President and CEO accepting Nonprofit Collaborator Award: Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, Kris Noble Director Community Collaborator Award: Patrick Winders Entrepreneurial Scholarship Award: Jaycie VanKampen


Monday, March 18, 2019
Update on Illinois Flood Conditions

Recent rain is making river conditions and travel on roads potentially dangerous. Sandbagging needed in several counties. Impacted Areas: Rivers being actively monitored include the Mississippi, Rock, Illinois and Ohio. Areas of concern are…


Friday, March 15, 2019
Thomson US Penitentiary to Host Hiring Events in Rockford and Clinton, IA

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
IDOT implements weight restrictions on two roads in Whiteside County

Weight restrictions on Garden Plain and Freeport Roads will be in effect until May 1st.  DIXON – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that postings to restrict the allowable gross vehicular weights will go into effect on the following roads in Whiteside County effective…


Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Happy 107th Birthday, Girl Scouts!

#ThinkOutsideTheCookieBox


Friday, March 8, 2019
St. Mary’s students visit the capitol, become pages

Constituents Tate Downs and Kenny Boesen of St. Mary’s school were ‘Page for the Day’ for Rep. Tom Demmer, a former St. Mary’s student himself, at the Capitol in Springfield…


Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Rep. McCombie asks for Nominations to Recognize Influential Women of the 71st District

State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) will be holding nominations to recognize the influential women of the 71st district during March which is nationally and locally recognized as Women’s History Month:…


Tuesday, March 5, 2019
McCombie Speaks Up for ‘Downstate’ at Transportation Committee Hearing