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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…


Saturday, May 29, 2021
Controversial K-12 Sexual Education Legislation Heads to Governor after Partisan Vote – Reps. Severin, Windhorst, and Jacobs Vote No

SPRINGFIELD – Southern Illinois Republican House members voted in opposition to a controversial bill they say will lead schools to teach age-inappropriate sexual education curriculum. State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton)…


Thursday, April 8, 2021
Rep. Jacobs Announces Dongola to receive $550,000 for Water System Upgrades

Pomona – 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) has good news for the village of Dongola, as information was released this week by the Illinois Department of Commerce and…


Thursday, April 8, 2021
State Rep. Paul Jacobs Announces Road Grant Funding Coming to 115th District

POMONA – 115th District State Representative Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) shared news this week that the Illinois Department of Transportation is awarding $7 million for 21 projects that upgrade roads to…


Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Rep. Paul Jacobs Releases Committee Assignments List

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Committees have been meeting online for a couple of weeks and State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) is releasing his Committee assignments for the 102nd Illinois General…