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Monday, August 28, 2023
Jacobs Marks 60 Year Anniversary of “I Have a Dream” Speech

On this day 60 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of the most influential and memorable speeches in history. On August 28, 1963, during the March on…

Saturday, August 26, 2023
Illinois Constitution Day

On this day in 1818, the Illinois Constitutional Convention adopted the first State Constitution and selected Kaskaskia as the first state capital. Happy Constitution Day, Illinois!

Thursday, August 24, 2023
Jacobs: Mapes Guilty, Ethics Reforms Needed Now!

POMONA – Former Mike Madigan Chief of Staff Tim Mapes has been found guilty in federal court for lying to federal investigators and obstructing justice. Mapes was convicted on all…

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Rep. Jacobs – Safe2Help Bullying and Mental Health Hotline Available for Students

Safe2Help Illinois is a program for students to confidentially share information on bullying, mental health, or anything that impacts their safety or well-being. Students can contact Safe2Help by its website, over…

Monday, August 21, 2023
National Senior Citizens Day

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed August 21 as a day to recognize the older adults in our lives and honor senior citizens across our nation. From the proclamation: “For…

Thursday, August 17, 2023
National Nonprofit Day

Thank you to the nonprofits that serve our communities across the state! The dedication of those who work and volunteer for these organizations is unmatched and their advocacy makes Illinois…

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
The Caucus Blog – Youth Apprenticeships Lead to Careers

High School Trades and Apprenticeship Programs Taking Hold in Illinois Youth apprenticeships provide multiple career pathway opportunities for high school students in Illinois. Students enrolled in these programs have the opportunity to…

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Rep. Jacobs Reminds Hunters of Coming Permit Lottery Deadline

POMONA – State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is reminding local deer hunters that the third and final permit lotter for firearm and muzzleloader-only deer seasons closes this Friday, August 18th….

Monday, August 14, 2023
Rep. Jacobs Honors Greatest Generation on V-J Day

POMONA – State Representative and Navy Veteran Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is thanking the Greatest Generation on Victory Day, or V-J Day. “Without the service, sacrifice, and patriotism of the Greatest…

Friday, August 11, 2023
IL Supreme Court Upholds Firearms Ban, Rep. Jacobs Blasts Decision

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) says he is disgusted by the Illinois Supreme Court’s Friday decision upholding the controversial and unconstitutional firearms and magazine ban. “People should be outraged…