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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Davidsmeyer opposes Pritzker’s changes to Health Care Right of Conscience Act

SPRINGFIELD…Illinois House Democrats advanced legislation backed by Governor JB Pritzker that would remove the right of objection to vaccine mandates because of a religious or conscience point of view. The…

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Democrats pass watered-down ethics bill that led to the resignation of the Illinois Legislative Inspector General

Springfield, IL… Assistant Republican Leader C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) released the following statement after Illinois House Democrats voted to accept Governor Pritzker’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 539, a watered-down ethics…

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Governor Signs Legislation to Help Veterans Find Seasonal Work

Springfield – Veterans struggling to find seasonal work could soon get some help due to legislation passed by State Senator Steve McClure (R-Springfield) and Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville), which was…

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Davidsmeyer: Transparency Needed in Budgeting Process

Springfield, IL…On Memorial Day, in the middle of the night, Illinois House Democrats voted for a new State budget that included nearly $650 million in tax increases, legislator pay raises…

Friday, May 28, 2021
Davidsmeyer: Legislative Map Making a Corrupt Process in Illinois

Springfield, IL…Assistant Republican Leader C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) released the following statement after House Democrats passed gerrymandered legislative maps late on Friday night. “Tonight, House Democrats passed new legislative maps that…

Friday, May 14, 2021
Davidsmeyer: IL Gun Owners Treated Like Second Class Citizens

Assistant Republican Leader C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) described how gun owners are treated as second class citizens in Illinois because of a massive backlog for first time applications and renewals of…

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Davidsmeyer Receives Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Jacksonville, IL…The Outstanding Eagle Scout Award, given to Eagles who have distinguished themselves with local public service but do not meet the 25-year tenure, has been given to Assistant Republican…

Friday, March 12, 2021
House Republicans Demand Fiscal Accountability Amid Federal Bailout

ZOOM — In response to the $7.5 billion in federal aid approved for the State of Illinois and $6 billion for local governments, State Representatives Tom Demmer (R-Dixon), Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego),…

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Davidsmeyer reiterates opposition to graduated income tax hike

Jacksonville… Illinois Democrats are mobilizing to reintroduce an income tax hike after voters soundly defeated a constitutional amendment to raise income taxes last November.  Assistant Republican Leader C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville),…

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Representatives Davidsmeyer and Elik Host Online Town Hall Meeting

SPRINGFIELD… State Representatives C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) and Amy Elik (R-Alton) will host an online Town Hall Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 7:00 P.M.  Registration is required for the free event….