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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Rep. Jacobs – Today is Fentanyl Awareness Day

Fentanyl is a national public health crisis. People, especially young people, are ingesting illicitly manufactured fentanyl without knowing it and dying at alarming rates as a result.


Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Jacobs: Celebrate National Foster Care Day

National Foster Care Day reminds us of the children in care across the nation and the work that must be done to ensure their safety and wellbeing. Thank you to…


Monday, May 6, 2024
State Rep. Dr. Paul Jacobs Thanks Nurses on National Nurses Day!

National Nurses Day is a great reminder of the critical work that nurses do to keep our communities healthy. Thank you to the nurses of Illinois for your continued compassionate…


Thursday, May 2, 2024
Jacobs: Rushed Election Reform Bill Bad for Illinois Democracy

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to the passage of SB 2412 through the Illinois House on Wednesday. The legislation adds three…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
It’s National Skilled Trades Day!

National Skilled Trades Day raises awareness about the value of skilled trades and honors the hardworking men and women who work in these professions. Thank you to all skilled trades…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Jacobs: Celebrate Illinois Ag on Illinois Bacon Day!

Did you know that the Illinois pork industry produces more than 6 billion slices of bacon each year? Today we are celebrating this beloved protein and the pork producers who…


Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Jacobs Encourages Illinoisans to “Shop Local” on National Small Business Week

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is urging residents to “Shop Local” during National Small Business Week. Jacobs is himself a small business owner, having run Von Jakob Vineyard…


Friday, April 26, 2024
Rep. Jacobs Marks Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated to planting and appreciating trees for future generations. Trees are not only a beautiful part of nature, but they also provide critical materials and…


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Rep. Jacobs Marks Anniversary of Ninian Edwards Governorship of Illinois

215 years ago today, Ninian Edwards of Kentucky was appointed the first territorial governor of the Illinois Territory.


Tuesday, April 23, 2024
House Republican Week in Review

Week in Review: Sheehan, state finances, human trafficking legislation & more Third Reading deadline for House bills.  At the end of last week, the Illinois House of Representatives came to…