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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Rep. Jacobs Reacts to Leaked Draft SCOTUS Decision on Abortion

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) offered a strong reaction to leaked information on a draft decision from the United States Supreme Court that would overturn Supreme Court decisions in…

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Jacobs: Democrats Go It Alone Budget Goes on Spending Spree with One-Time Federal Dollars

SPRINGFIELD – As the legislative session drew to a close early Saturday morning, State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement regarding the passage of a $46 billion FY…

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Jacobs: Democrats Short Unemployment Fund, Prioritize Pork Projects

SPRINGFIELD – After House Democrats passed legislation on Wednesday night that shorts the unemployment insurance trust fund by $1.7 billion, State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement. “Illinois…

Monday, March 21, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – March 21, 2022

Dear Friend, The final three weeks of the 2022 spring session are upon us! This Session began with big promises from House and Senate Democrat leaders on addressing rising crime…

Saturday, March 12, 2022
Jacobs Journal – March 12, 2022

Dear Friend, With very little time remaining in the shortened Session schedule for this year, the House returned to Springfield for what turned out to be a mainly Committee-heavy week….

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Reps. Jacobs and Ford Team Up on Bipartisan Effort to Stop Catalytic Converter Theft

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Alarmed by the rise of catalytic converter thefts around Illinois, State Rep. Dr. Paul Jacobs, R-Pomona and State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago have advanced legislation that…

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Jacobs – Madigan Indictment Shows Urgent Need for Corruption Reforms

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) says he is not surprised by Wednesday’s indictment of former House Speaker Michael Madigan on federal racketeering charges, and urged his Democrat colleagues…

Sunday, February 27, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – February 27, 2022

Dear Friend, The Illinois House of Representatives’ Spring 2022 Legislative Session is entering its busiest phase since the year began. This week, dozens of House bills moved from 2nd to…

Thursday, February 24, 2022
Jacobs Bill Aimed at Curbing Catalytic Converter Theft Passes House

SPRINGFIELD – 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) earned unanimous support on legislation he is sponsoring that aims to curb a recent rash of thefts involving catalytic converters from personal…

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Rep. Jacobs: Legislation Targeting Catalytic Converter Theft Clears Committee

SPRINGFIELD – Last week, 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) successfully passed legislation through the Illinois House Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee that seeks to cut down on a…