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Saturday, June 11, 2022
State Rep. Paul Jacobs Announces $550,000 Grant for Mt. Vernon

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) has announced the release of grant funding to assist Southern Illinois municipalities with infrastructure costs and homeowners dealing with record inflation with financial…

Friday, May 27, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – Memorial Day 2022

Dear Friend, This weekend, while many Illinoisans will enjoy time off relaxing, cleaning up the yard, hosting barbecues, swimming, fishing, going to ball games, and hitting the road to visit…

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Rep. Jacobs Reacts to Leaked Draft SCOTUS Decision on Abortion

POMONA – State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) offered a strong reaction to leaked information on a draft decision from the United States Supreme Court that would overturn Supreme Court decisions in…

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Jacobs: Democrats Go It Alone Budget Goes on Spending Spree with One-Time Federal Dollars

SPRINGFIELD – As the legislative session drew to a close early Saturday morning, State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement regarding the passage of a $46 billion FY…

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Jacobs: Democrats Short Unemployment Fund, Prioritize Pork Projects

SPRINGFIELD – After House Democrats passed legislation on Wednesday night that shorts the unemployment insurance trust fund by $1.7 billion, State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) issued the following statement. “Illinois…

Monday, March 21, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – March 21, 2022

Dear Friend, The final three weeks of the 2022 spring session are upon us! This Session began with big promises from House and Senate Democrat leaders on addressing rising crime…

Saturday, March 12, 2022
Jacobs Journal – March 12, 2022

Dear Friend, With very little time remaining in the shortened Session schedule for this year, the House returned to Springfield for what turned out to be a mainly Committee-heavy week….

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Reps. Jacobs and Ford Team Up on Bipartisan Effort to Stop Catalytic Converter Theft

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Alarmed by the rise of catalytic converter thefts around Illinois, State Rep. Dr. Paul Jacobs, R-Pomona and State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago have advanced legislation that…

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Jacobs – Madigan Indictment Shows Urgent Need for Corruption Reforms

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) says he is not surprised by Wednesday’s indictment of former House Speaker Michael Madigan on federal racketeering charges, and urged his Democrat colleagues…

Sunday, February 27, 2022
The Jacobs Journal – February 27, 2022

Dear Friend, The Illinois House of Representatives’ Spring 2022 Legislative Session is entering its busiest phase since the year began. This week, dozens of House bills moved from 2nd to…