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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Rep. Jacobs Announces Holiday Canned Food Drive

POMONA – 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) announced his office is now sponsoring a holiday season canned food drive to benefit food pantries throughout Southern Illinois. Jacobs says…


Tuesday, September 6, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Bryant, Rep. Jacobs, and Rep. Severin to Honor Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens 75th Anniversary

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Senator Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona), and State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) will join local elected officials and dignitaries to honor and celebrate the…


Tuesday, August 16, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – August 17, 2022

Dear Friend, Last week, I joined several of my House Republican colleagues, including Rep. Severin and Rep. Windhorst in signing on to a package of bills aimed at repealing the…


Wednesday, August 10, 2022
State Rep. Paul Jacobs and State Rep. Patrick Windhorst Sign on to Legislative Package Aimed at Reducing Energy Costs and Ending Blackout Threats

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) and State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) announced this week that they have signed on to a comprehensive package of energy-focused legislation that…


Friday, August 5, 2022
Rep. Jacobs and Rep. Windhorst Team Up with Sen. Bryant and Sen. Fowler to Host Free Senior Citizens Health and Wellness Fair

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Rep. Paul Jacobs, State Rep. Patrick Windhorst, State Sen. Terri Bryant, and State Sen. Dale Fowler are teaming up to provide district residents with a free…


Monday, July 18, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – July 18, 2022

Dear Friend, In this edition of The Jacobs Journal, I’ve got information and updates on a variety of issues. First up is information on an upcoming “Night at the Ball…


Monday, July 11, 2022
Senator Bryant and Representative Jacobs to Host FREE Mt. Vernon Senior Health Fair

Mt. Vernon – State Senator Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) are teaming up to offer a free senior citizens health and wellness fair on Monday, August…


Thursday, June 23, 2022
Rep. Jacobs: SCOTUS 2nd Amendment Decision a Victory for Law Abiding Gun Owners

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) expressed support for today’s US Supreme Court decision striking down a New York law that placed restrictions on carrying handguns outside a person’s…


Monday, June 20, 2022
Southern Illinois Republican Legislators Call for Hearings into Fraud at IDES

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Three members of Southern Illinois’ Republican legislative delegation to the Illinois House are calling for immediate hearings after a recent audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security…


Monday, June 13, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – June 13, 2022

Dear Friend, With soaring temperatures stressing the electrical grid in Southern Illinois, I want to share some information with you about the potential for rolling blackouts and cost increases for…