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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…


Monday, July 26, 2021
The Jacobs Journal – July 26, 2021

Dear Friend, In this week’s edition of The Jacobs Journal, I will share important news and notes from the 115th district and beyond! This week I have a reminder for…


Monday, July 26, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican State Reps. Remind Students Summer Reading Program Deadline Approaching

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Rep. Dave Severin and Rep. Patrick Windhorst and Rep. Paul Jacobs are reminding first through fourth grade students residing in the 115th, 117th, and 118th State Representative districts that…


Monday, July 19, 2021
The Jacobs Journal – July 19, 2021

Dear Friend, I’m excited to introduce to you a new email newsletter I’m dubbing “The Jacobs Journal”. The purpose of this e-newsletter will be to keep you informed on the…


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Rep. Paul Jacobs and Fellow Southern Illinois House Republicans Sponsor Summer Reading Program for Elementary Students

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is excited to announce the start of the 2021 “Once Upon a Time” Summer Reading Program for students in 1st through 4th grades….


Monday, May 31, 2021
Southern Illinois Republican Legislators Oppose Partisan Election Reform Bill

SPRINGFIELD – Late in the evening on Memorial Day Monday, the Illinois House took up a surprise and controversial measure that greatly expands and reforms the Illinois elections code. Southern Illinois…