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Carmi....Representative David Reis recently presented Carmi Mayor Jeff Pollard and City Clerk Brian Allen with House Resolution 1330, congratulating the city on its 200th anniversary.

From the resolution: “therefore be it RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-NINTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we congratulate Mayor Jeff Pollard and the citizens of Carmi as they celebrate the 200th anniversary of theircommunity and wish them many more years of success and prosperity in the future”

The full text of the resolution can be read by clicking here. Representative Reis created the resolution and presented it to the House of Representatives for passage.

Illinois Chamber Presents Champion of Free Enterprise Award to Rep. David Reis


SPRINGFIELD – October 18, 2016.

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce today gave the Champion of Free Enterprise Award to Representative David Reis. The award is given to state legislators who recognize the importance of free enterprise and who agree with pro-business legislative policies to further economic opportunities for Illinois businesses and their employees. 

“With Illinois’ lackluster economic performance, there has never been a more crucial moment for our state to embrace pro-business legislators who represent the business community and support the fundamental principles of the free market system,” said Todd Maisch, president and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. 

“The Champions of Free Enterprise are exactly the types of lawmakers who will encourage investment in Illinois and help it become more competitive with other states. We appreciate the David’s dedication to the good of all of Illinois,” Maisch added.

The Illinois Chamber’s Champion of Free Enterprise Award is awarded biennially to recognize Illinois senators and representatives who have committed to support and defend the employers of Illinois and support the policies of a free enterprise system to help Illinois’ economy grow and prosper. In order to be eligible for the award, a lawmaker must have received an average of 85 percent or better voting record over the previous two General Assembly sessions as rated in the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating published at the end of each session. 

The ratings are based on legislators’ votes on the key business legislation of the 99th General Assembly. The votes in the Senate and House are selected based on their impact on the business community. In cases where more than one roll call was taken on a bill, the vote that best demonstrates support for employers’ vital interests was chosen. 


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State Rep. David Reis was joined by members of the Rolling Thunder motorcycle group, Governor Rauner, and several Republican and Democrat legislators for a special dedication ceremony in the State Capitol on Tuesday. Reis sponsored a Resolution congratulating the Rolling Thunder for their work to expand and promote the "One Empty Chair" program. The display, which has appeared in municipal, county, and state public facilities across the country, was dedicated in the Illinois Capitol this week.
Springfield....State Representative David Reis (R - Willow Hill) received unanimous support for a Resolution he sponsored in the Illinois House this week that honors the Rolling Thunder motorcycle group for their work to bring attention to the issue of American Prisoners of War and soldiers Missing in Action, more commonly referred to as POW/MIA.

Reis sponsored HR 1116 and invited members of the Rolling Thunder to attend legislative session at the Capitol on Tuesday. Reis offered his thanks and congratulations for the Rolling Thunder's effort to expand the POW/MIA National Chair of Honor "One Empty Seat" program, which helps to recognize and honor more than 92,000 American soldiers who have been unaccounted for since World War 1. 

Reis thanked the Illinois Secretary of State's office for their willingness to display the POW/MIA chair in the Capitol in Springfield. The Governor and several legislators, as well as members of the Rolling Thunder were on hand in Springfield for the dedication ceremony.

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Rep. David Reis sponsored HR 962 that congratulates the Illinois Farm Bureau on 100 years of service to the State of Illinois. Pictured here (L to R) are  David White of Wayne County Farm Bureau, Rep. Reis, IL Farm Bureau Vice President David Erickson. and Matt Rush of the Wayne County Farm Bureau. Reis presented Farm Bureau President Guebert with a copy of the House Resolution in the House Gallery.
Olney....State Representative David Reis and State Senator Dale Righter would like to announce traveling office hours, where Representative Reis and Senator Righter will be available in your community to address any constituent concerns.  Appointments may be made at 618.392.0108, though, walk-ins are welcome.

Newton:
Where: Newton City Hall
108 N. Van Buren St.
When: January 21, 2016
10:30 a.m.  to 11:30 a.m.

State Representative David Reis, 109th District, would also like to remind Constituents that his district office is located at 219 E. Main St. in Olney. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office does close from 12 to 1 for lunch. You may also reach the district office by phone at 618-392-0108. Representative Reis and his staff will be glad to address concerns that local constituents may have.

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State Rep. David Reis and State Senator Dale Righter Announce Traveling Office Hours Schedule

State Representative David Reis and State Senator Dale Righter would have announced a schedule of traveling office hours where they will be available in your community to address any constituent concerns.  Appointments may be made at 618.392.0108, though, walk-ins are welcome.

Carmi: Carmi City Hall, Council Chambers

228 East Main St.
February 4th, 2016
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Grayville: Grayville City Hall, Council Chambers
122 South Court St.
February 4th, 2016
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

State Representative David Reis, 109th District, would also like to remind Constituents that his district office is located at 219 E. Main St. in Olney. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The office does close from 12 to 1 for lunch. You may also reach the district office by phone at 618-392-0108. Representative Reis and his staff will be glad to address concerns that local constituents may have.   

Willow Hill….State Representative David Reis (R-Willow Hill) is reminding motorists that Secretary of State Jesse White’s office will no longer be mailing notifications to vehicle owners reminding them to renew their license plate stickers. Reis says the New Year is a good time to sign up online for the notices.

“Due to budget cuts and the overall lack of a state budget, the Secretary of State is no longer mailing out notices for license plate sticker renewals,” Reis said. “Instead, they are urging motorists to visit their website to sign up for e-mail notifications.”
Reis is encouraging motorists to visit www.ilsos.gov/greenmail to request their sticker renewal notice be emailed to them.
 

“The mailed notices were a convenient way to remind drivers they needed to renew their registration,” Reis said. “Without a state budget and with the cuts to the Secretary of State’s budget we just simply can’t afford the luxury of a mailed notice anymore. I’m encouraging everyone that can to sign up to receive an email notification to help avoid late charges or a potential issue if a driver is stopped by law enforcement and has an expired registration.”

Drivers are reminded that in order to sign up they will need their registration card, which has their registration ID number and PIN number. A valid email address is also required. For motorists that do not renew their vehicle sticker on time, a $20 additional fee will apply.


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