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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Dr. Paul Jacobs Sworn-in as 115th District State Representative

SPRINGFIELD – On Wednesday, Dr. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) took the oath of office to serve as 115h district State Representative in the 102nd General Assembly. Rep. Jacobs begins his first term…


Friday, September 24, 2021
Jacobs – Pritzker Breaks Promise for 2nd Time on Gerrymandered Maps

POMONA – A late Friday afternoon news dump revealed Governor JB Pritzker has signed a second version of new legislative maps that have been on his desk since early September….


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
The Jacobs Journal – September 15, 2021

Dear Friend, The last couple weeks have been busy in the State of Illinois, as the General Assembly has returned for two Special Sessions in the last 15 days. This…


Monday, September 13, 2021
Reminder – Southern Illinois Legislators Postpone Upcoming Senior Fairs

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Senator Dale Fowler and State Senator Terri Bryant, and State Representatives Dave Severin, Patrick Windhorst, and Paul Jacobs released the following joint statement on Thursday regarding the…


Monday, September 6, 2021
The Jacobs Journal – Labor Day 2021

Dear Friend, On this first Monday of September 2021, I want to take a moment to wish the hard working men and women of America a HAPPY Labor Day! I…


Thursday, September 2, 2021
Southern Illinois Legislators Postpone Carbondale and Marion Senior Fairs

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Senator Dale Fowler and State Senator Terri Bryant, and State Representatives Dave Severin, Patrick Windhorst, and Paul Jacobs released the following joint statement on Thursday regarding…


Monday, August 23, 2021
The Jacobs Journal – August 23, 2021

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of The Jacobs Journal will break down some of the news and notes from the 115th district and beyond for the last week or so….


Friday, August 20, 2021
Rep. Jacobs Blasts Governor’s Signature on Sweeping Sex Ed Bill

POMONA – State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) has issued the following statement after a late Friday afternoon news-dump revealed that Governor JB Pritzker has signed controversial sexual education legislation (SB…


Tuesday, August 17, 2021
The Jacobs Journal – August 17, 2021

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of The Jacobs Journal will focus on the ongoing battle to adopt Constitutional legislative maps for the beginning of the 2023 legislative Session. Redistricting takes…


Monday, August 9, 2021
The Jacobs Journal – August 9, 2021

Dear Friend, This week’s edition of The Jacobs Journal is brought to you on the heels of the most recent mandates issued by Governor JB Pritzker. I am a health…


Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Jacobs Reacts to Pritzker’s Newest Mask Mandates for P-12 School Children

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement in reaction to Governor JB Pritzker’s controversial decision to reinstate mask mandates for all public school students, faculty and…