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Monday, May 1, 2023
Rep. Weaver’s #NationalSmallBusinessWeek Spotlight: Lights by H&H

For #NationalSmallBusinessWeek, Rep. Weaver is going to highlight several small businesses in the 93rd District! For today’s post, he’s going to introduce you to Lights by H&H! Founded in 1964,…

Monday, May 1, 2023
Southern Illinois Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Unconstitutional Gun Ban

On Friday, a federal judge in southern Illinois temporarily blocked the unconstitutional gun ban. Click here to read more.

Friday, April 28, 2023
Illinois House Republicans Working to Improve Public Safety, Support Our First Responders

Illinois House Republicans are working to ensure our first responders are supported and protected. Click here to check out the press conference about the initiatives from the House Republican Truth…

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Rep. Weaver’s Quarterly Recap

Happy Spring! It is an honor to serve and represent you in Springfield. There has been a lot going on, so I’m taking this opportunity to send an update on…

Monday, April 24, 2023
NRG Hosting Several Informational Meetings Following the Previously Announced Closure of their Local Pekin Coal Plant

Following the previously announced closure of their local Pekin coal plant, Powerton, NRG will be hosting the following informational public meetings: Monday, April 24th at Avanti’s Dome (3401 Griffin Ave.,…

Monday, April 24, 2023
Emerging Women Leaders Event 2023

This past week, Illinois House Republicans hosted the 2023 Emerging Women Leaders event at the State Capitol in Springfield. Invited by their representative, each guest was honored for their incredible…

Friday, April 21, 2023
State Rep. Travis Weaver Condemns Crime in Chicago

In response to last weekend’s crime in Chicago, State Rep. Travis Weaver (R-Edwards) said: “The looting and destruction in Chicago last weekend was unacceptable. Chicago Mayor-Elect Brandon Johnson is unwilling…

Monday, April 17, 2023
Visiting Spoon River Pregnancy Center

Last week, I visited the Spoon River Pregnancy Center in Canton, IL, to discuss all that they’re doing to provide free, confidential services that help women plan for their pregnancy…

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Visiting Black Hawk College East’s Campus!

My Director of Education and Agriculture Outreach, Dr. Kristen Strom, and I spent part of Spring Recess touring Black Hawk College East Campus for their ag day, where prospective high…

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Rep. Weaver Welcomes Valerie Moehle to the House Floor to Lead the Opening Prayer

Last week, I had the opportunity of welcoming Valerie Maley, from the First United Methodist Church of Pekin, onto the House floor to lead us in prayer before we started…