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Monday, October 30, 2023
Southern IL Republican Representatives: Time to End Illinois’ Sanctuary State Status

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Three House Republican lawmakers representing southern Illinois are sponsoring legislation to end Illinois’ sanctuary state status. House Republican Floor Leader State Representative Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis), State Rep….


Friday, September 15, 2023
Rep. Jacobs – Remember Fallen, Missing Soldiers on National POW/MIA Recognition Day

POMONA – State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is a Navy Veteran. On National POW Day, Rep. Jacobs issued the following statement. “On National POW/MIA Recognition Day, we honor, remember, and…


Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Jacobs Announces Free Senior Citizens Health and Wellness Fairs Coming to Marion and Carbondale

Marion, IL – State Senator Dale Fowler has teamed up with State Representatives Paul Jacobs and Patrick Windhorst to bring two Free Senior Health Fairs to southern Illinois. The events…


Monday, September 4, 2023
Happy Labor Day!

Thank you to all hard working Americans for all that you do. Today we recognize the many contributions of American workers to the strength and prosperity of our nation. Wishing…


Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Jacobs Marks National Grief Awareness Day

Today is National Grief Awareness Day. Each individual experiences and expresses grief differently. The process of grieving in response to a significant loss requires time, patience, courage, and support. While…


Monday, August 14, 2023
Rep. Jacobs Honors Greatest Generation on V-J Day

POMONA – State Representative and Navy Veteran Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is thanking the Greatest Generation on Victory Day, or V-J Day. “Without the service, sacrifice, and patriotism of the Greatest…


Friday, July 28, 2023
Jacobs Calls for Accountability Following Explosive Reports of Pandemic Payment Fraud

POMONA – State Rep. Paul Jacobs says a recent audit revealed by the Illinois Auditor General’s Office shows the state paid more than $5 billion in overpayments and fraud. “These…


Thursday, June 29, 2023
Final Reminder – Summer Reading Club Deadline is June 30

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis), and State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) are reminding local first through fourth grade students that the deadline for…


Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Area Legislators Remind Students of Upcoming Summer Reading Club Deadline

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis), and State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) are reminding local first through fourth grade students that the deadline…


Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Rep. Paul Jacobs Releases Committee Assignments List

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Committees have been meeting online for a couple of weeks and State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is releasing his Committee assignments for the 102nd Illinois General…