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Olney....State Representative David Reis would like to announce traveling office hours, where the Representative’s Staff will be available in your community to address any constituent concerns on Thursday November 2, 2017.

Traveling Office Hours for Thursday November 2nd , 2017

Flora City Hall
131 East 2nd St.
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Teutopolis City Hall
106 West Main Street
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Representative Reis would also like to remind residents they are welcome to call or stop by his district office anytime in Olney to address any concerns they may have.

Office Hours: District Office
219 E. Main St., Olney
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Closed 12 to 1 for lunch
Phone: 618-392-0108   Fax: 618-392-0107
e-mail: david@davidreis.org
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OLNEY.... State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) has announced that his office will host identity theft seminars in 4 communities in the month of November. The seminars are offered in conjunction with the Illinois Attorney General's office. Reis hopes residents can benefit from the information being presented on one of the biggest threats facing consumers in America today.

“Identity theft is a growing issue in our country, especially for senior citizens," Reis said. "With the recently announced attack on the credit reporting agency Equifax, tens of millions of Americans are now at risk for identity theft. ID theft can result in the loss of money, time, and overall personal security. Consumers need to be protected."

Reis says he is offering the seminars free of charge to  residents in Mt. Carmel, Carmi, Fairfield and Olney in the month of November. He hopes the public will take advantage of the opportunity to learn about the very real risks posed by identity thieves.

"I think we're all becoming more and more aware that the threat of identity theft is real," Reis said.
"We want seniors to have the tools and information they need to protect their identity and to stop identity crimes being perpetrated against them. So, we're going out to meet with them in their communities to help make this information as accessible as possible."

Details on the upcoming identity theft seminars are below.
Mt. Carmel Identity Theft Seminar
When: Tuesday November 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Where: Mt. Carmel Senior Center, 115 E. 3rd Street in Mt. Carmel

Carmi Identity Theft Seminar
When: Tuesday November 14, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
Where: Wabash Christian Village, 216 College Blvd. in Carmi

Fairfield  Identity Theft Seminar
When: Friday, November 17, 2017 @ 10:00 AM
Where: Fairfield Senior Center, "The Kontiki", 211 S.E. 2nd Street in Fairfield

Olney Identity Theft Seminar
When: Friday November 17, 2017 @ 1:00 PM
Where: Olney Senior Center, 308 E. Main Street in Olney

If residents have questions or if they wish to RSVP, please call Representative Reis' office at
618-392-0108.
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OLNEY… In response to the recent signing of House Bill 40, a new state law that will spend millions of our tax dollars for abortion on demand, State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) is sponsoring legislation to repeal the law and ban taxpayer-funded abortion in Illinois.

“As a husband, a father, and a child of and believer in God, my opposition to this law goes to the core of who I am,” Rep. Reis said. “The people of my district overwhelmingly expressed their opposition to taxpayer-funded abortions. They believe, like I do, that a life begins at conception and no one has a right to take that life, let alone use taxpayer dollars to pay for it.”

Representative Reis filed House Bill 4108 to repeal the changes made to state law by House Bill 40, thereby reaffirming Illinois’ pro-life policy stance. Reis is also sponsoring legislation that would ban the use of taxpayer funds for abortion on demand.

Reis cited a moral imperative to oppose the new law and pointed out that the potential cost to the State of Illinois could be in the tens of millions of dollars.

Nearly 40,000 abortions occurred in Illinois in 2015 according to the most recent data from the Illinois Department of Public Health. Estimates have shown that HB 40 could cost Illinois taxpayers an extra $30-$60 million annually. Aside from the potential cost, Reis noted that the law allows for unprecedented taxpayer funding of what he calls ‘barbaric’ abortive practices at the same time Illinois currently owes almost $16 billion in unpaid bills to medical providers and other vendors.

“During my lifetime our laws have moved from allowing abortions in the 1st trimester, then the 2nd, then the 3rd trimester, and now the Chicago politicians want taxpayers to pay for it,” Reis said. “This law is an assault on the unborn and an affront to hard-working taxpayers. HB 40 provides for taxpayer-funded abortions on demand and the barbaric practice of partial birth abortion. We have a moral and fiscal responsibility to repeal it immediately.”

Please visit www.davidreis.org for more information about Representative Reis’ opposition to taxpayer-funded abortion on demand.


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Olney....State Representative David Reis would like to announce traveling office hours, where a member of the Representative’s Staff will be available in your community to address any constituent concerns on Wednesday October 25th, 2017.

Traveling Office Hours for Wednesday October 25th, 2017

Grayville City Hall-Council Chambers
122 South Court
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Carmi City Hall-Council Chambers
225 E. Main St.
1:00 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Representative Reis would also like to remind local residents they are welcome to call or stop by his district office anytime in Olney to address any concerns they may have.

Office Hours:
District Office 
219 E. Main St. 
PO Box 189
Olney, Illinois     62450
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Closed 12 to 1 for lunch

Phone: 618-392-0108   Fax: 618-392-0107
E-mail: david@davidreis.org

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OLNEY… State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) filed House Resolution 627 this week in opposition to the use of taxpayer funds for the Obama Presidential Library in Chicago.

Reis’ resolution makes clear that with a $15 billion backlog of unpaid bills, the State of Illinois cannot afford to spend $100 million from taxpayer funds on this project.

“Speaker Madigan and the Democrats are at it again – hatching a plan to divert $100 million in state road funds to help fund the Obama Presidential Library in Chicago,” Rep. Reis said. “It’s quite unbelievable. We’re going through tough times. Our bills aren’t being paid; a lot of things aren’t being funded. People are upset. Meanwhile, the Chicago Democrats come at us with another Road Fund diversion like this.”

The Chicago Sun-Times and NBC Chicago have reported  that House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) proposed spending $100 million in capital funds for the Obama Presidential Library during a recent legislative leaders meeting. Republicans believe the proposal will take money earmarked for IDOT construction projects to help fund the library’s construction.

“This proposal is bad for two reasons. First, we need to be focusing financially on our roads and bridges. Second of all, the people of Illinois passed a constitutional amendment last year protecting the Road Fund to only be used for transportation issues. Lo and behold, the Speaker crafted his proposal to use the money for roads and access into the Obama Library. Really? We need to be spending our money on roads and bridges throughout Illinois. This is just another bad proposal by the Speaker,” said Reis.

Representative Reis announced that he is leading a petition drive in opposition to this $100 million giveaway of our transportation funds to Chicago. Reis’ petition states that the signers of the petition oppose taking tax dollars away from our communities to help pay for the Obama Library.

“We are going to be circulating petitions throughout the district in opposition to taxpayer funding for this project,” Reis said. “The people of Illinois thought they made their case with House Bill 40. We’re going to put it in writing this time. We’re asking people to sign their opposition to $100 million of our tax dollars going to the Obama Library.”

Persons interested in signing the petition can attain copies by calling Rep. Reis at 618-392-0108 or by visiting www.davidreis.org.

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Olney....State Representative David Reis would like to announce traveling office hours, where hewill be available in your community to address any constituent concerns on Wednesday, October 11th.

Traveling Office Hours will be Wednesday October 11th, 2017

Albion
Farm Bureau Building
15 South 5th St.
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Mt.Carmel City Hall
Council Chambers
219 N. Market St.
1:30 p.m. to 2:30p.m.

Representative Reis would also like to remind local residents they are welcome to call or stop by his district office anytime in Olney to address any concerns they may have.

Office Hours: District Office
219 E. Main St.PO Box 189
Olney, Illinois 62450
8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Closed 12 to 1 for lunch
Phone: 618-392-0108   Fax: 618-392-0107
E-mail: david@davidreis.org