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Monday, September 11, 2023
Praying for Our Country as We Remember 9/11

This morning I joined thousands across the country who stopped at their county courthouse to pray for our country as we remember 9/11. As I saw President Lincoln, his words…

Thursday, September 7, 2023
Celebrating the Strength of Manufacturing in Illinois

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association’s Makers Madness contest celebrates the diversity and strength of Illinois’ manufacturing industry.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Illinois State Board of Education Accepting Nominations for 2024 Those Who Excel & Teacher of the Year Awards

The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking nominations for the 2024 Those Who Excel & Teacher of the Year Awards. Nominate outstanding teachers, administrators, or other school personnel today!

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Illinois Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Money Match Program

The Illinois State Treasurer’s Office has begun sending letters as part of their Unclaimed Property Money Match program, where they automatically reimburse Illinois residents who have up to $5,000 in…

Friday, September 1, 2023
Recognizing the Importance of Food Banks on National Food Bank Day

Food banks provide a crucial service to our communities as they help families across the state fight food insecurity and find resources for living a healthy, happy life. If you…

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
SIU’s Farm Family Resource Initiative

The Farm Family Resource Initiative provides a range of resources to assist farmers with farm-related issues that include mental and physical health needs.

Monday, August 28, 2023
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

60 years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of the most important and influential speeches in our nation’s history. My favorite line is, ‘I have a dream…

Thursday, August 24, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: State Rep. Travis Weaver’s Statement on Guilty Verdict in Tim Mapes Trial

Pekin, IL… State Representative Travis Weaver (R-Edwards) issued the following statement regarding the recent guilty verdict in the corruption trial of Tim Mapes, long-time chief of staff to former House Speaker…

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Rep. Weaver Running in the Chicago Marathon for the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society

This October, I’ll be running the Chicago Marathon for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Central Illinois Community Council in honor of the thousands of people in Illinois who live with…

Monday, August 21, 2023
Visiting Black Hawk College

The best part of summer is being able to visit the incredible people and organizations of the 93rd District and the State of Illinois. One of those organizations is Black…