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Friday, June 7, 2024
Today is National Doughnut Day!

Happy National Doughnut Day! No matter what your favorite flavor is, today is the perfect day to enjoy one of these sweet treats. Did you know National Doughnut Day originated…


Thursday, June 6, 2024
Rep. Jacobs Marks 80th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6th, 1944, Allied troops commanded the largest seaborne invasion in history on the beach of Normandy, France. D-Day is a time to remember the sacrifices made by those…


Tuesday, June 4, 2024
CPR and AED Awareness Week

CPR and AED Awareness Week remind us how many lives can be saved if more adults learn how to perform CPR and use an AED. Every second counts when it…


Monday, May 27, 2024
Rep. Jacobs Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a reminder of the brave men and women who died while fighting in the U.S. Armed Forces. While Memorial Day is usually a holiday marking the beginning…


Monday, May 27, 2024
Rep. Paul Jacobs Offers Advice to Residents and Businesses Following Sunday’s Major Storm Damage

POMONA, IL – State Representative Paul Jacobs is reminding local residents of best practices following the outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes on Sunday evening throughout southern Illinois. Rep. Jacobs…


Saturday, May 25, 2024
Today is National Missing Children’s Day

National Missing Children’s Day brings attention to the hundreds of thousands of children that go missing in the United States every year. While most children who go missing eventually return…


Thursday, May 23, 2024
Rep. Jacobs Hosts “Page for a Day” Elizabeth Hill of Jonesboro on Illinois House Floor

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) had a special guest join him on the Illinois House Floor on Thursday, May 23. Rep. Jacobs welcomed Anna-Jonesboro High School Freshman…


Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Rep. Jacobs Shares Safe Boating Tips Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to the summer boating season, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Illinois Conservation Police are urging people to wear life jackets anytime they’re…


Monday, May 20, 2024
Jacobs Thanks First Responders on EMS Week

EMS Week honors the important work of all Emergency Medical Service workers. Their continued work saves lives and helps our communities every day. Thank you to EMS workers for all…


Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Rep. Jacobs: Honor Fallen Officers on Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day honors the local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who have died or been injured in the line of duty. Thank you to all law enforcement…