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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Bishop Hill Colony Church Placed on Most Endangered Historic Places List

Landmarks Illinois has placed the Bishop Hill Colony Church on the 2024 list of Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois. The announcement was made during a news conference on Tuesday….


Friday, May 3, 2024
Rep. Weaver-sponsored Senate Bills Advance Out of Committee

Springfield, IL – State Representative Travis Weaver (R-Edwards) was the Chief House Sponsor of three Senate Bills that advanced out of House committees this week. Senate Bills 2597, 2862, and…


Friday, May 3, 2024
Rep. Weaver Highlights Sexual Assault Services Formula Program on #NOFOFriday

Today’s #NOFOFriday highlights the Sexual Assault Services Formula Program. This program provides grant dollars to states and territories to assist them in supporting rape crisis centers and other programs related…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Rep. Weaver: Last Minute Election Bill Insults Voters, Lacks Transparency

Springfield, IL – State Representative Travis Weaver (R-Edwards) issued the following statement in response to House Democrats filing last-minute legislation, in the form of amendments to Senate Bill 2412, today….


Monday, April 29, 2024
Rep. Weaver: ISP Warning Residents of Phone Scams

The Illinois State Police is warning residents of a recent phone scam where impersonators claim to be ISP investigators. Remember: ISP special agents will not make cold calls requesting personal…


Friday, April 26, 2024
Rep. Weaver Sponsoring Community Clean-Up Project

Students in Grades K-12 are invited to participate in a Community Clean-Up Project! Successful participants will receive a Certificate of Service that can be used on a college or job…


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Rep. Weaver: Unclaimed Cash or Property Could Be Yours

The Illinois State Treasurer’s Office has more than $5 billion in unclaimed property. The cash and property is from the state’s I-Cash Program, which safeguards unclaimed property, including unpaid life…


Friday, April 19, 2024
Rep. Weaver Highlights Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Programs on #NOFOFriday

Today’s #NOFOFriday highlights the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Program. This grant supports 50 demonstration projects, with the goal being to help prevent future family violence, domestic violence,…


Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Rep. Weaver Recognizes Pekin Police Officer Honored by Illinois Army National Guard

Congratulations to Pekin Police Officer Terry Lair, who has been named the Illinois Army National Guard’s Noncommissioned Officer of the Year! Sgt. Lair competed at the Illinois Army National Guard’s…


Monday, April 15, 2024
Thank You to Everyone at Bishop Hill as The Fight to Save Their Buildings Continues (Video)

I am so proud of the hard work and dedication of the folks with ties to Bishop Hill as they fight to save their buildings. These are state-owned buildings –…