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Monday, February 22, 2021
Jacobs Says Pritzker’s Signature on HB 3653 Makes Illinoisans Less Safe

POMONA – 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) was not yet a member of the Illinois House when Democrats in the House and Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill…


Thursday, February 18, 2021
Madigan Resigns, Rep. Jacobs Reacts

SPRINGFIELD – 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to Mike Madigan’s resignation from the Illinois legislature. “Today is a historic day in the State of…


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Jacobs: Pritzker’s Budget Address Filled with Sharp Partisan Language, Blame Shifting

SPRINGFIELD – 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s combined 2021 State of the State and Budget Address.  “Governor Pritzker had a chance…


Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Rep. Jacobs – New Illinois House Rules Not So “New”

SPRINGFIELD – On the only scheduled day of legislative Session for the month of February 2021, Illinois House of Representatives members met in the House Chamber for the first time…


Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican State Representatives Urge JCAR to Reject New Political Activism Training Requirements for Teachers

Southern Illinois – Southern Illinois Republican lawmakers are sounding off in opposition to new regulations that will require teachers to receive ongoing training and measurement in political activism via new “Culturally…


Thursday, January 28, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican Lawmakers: Gov. Pritzker Should Veto Dangerous and Confusing Criminal Justice Reform Bill

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, six southern Illinois Republican lawmakers hosted a first of its kind virtual town hall meeting live on Facebook to highlight their concerns with…


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…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
An Honor to Serve You

It is an honor to work on behalf of our community to address the critical issues we face and to promote a positive agenda for our district and our state….