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Friday, July 23, 2021
Rep. Miller Reacts to Pope Resignation

ROBINSON…This week, Legislative Inspector General Carol Pope has announced her resignation from the post she held for just over two years. Her resignation follows the failure of the General Assembly…


Friday, July 23, 2021
Unemployment Fraud; Chicago Violence; Deer Season; Blood Donations Needed

Rep. Chris Miller’s Week in Review Unemployment Fraud An issue I have long been adamant about is the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) and the amount of fraud and…


Monday, July 19, 2021
Energy Tour; LIG Resigns; IL Violence; Lemonade

Downstate Energy Tour This week, I joined my colleagues Brad Halbrook and Dan Caulkins on a tour of downstate Illinois’ various energy facilities including Prairie State Energy Campus, Hamilton Co. Coal, Ashmore Solar Field,…


Friday, July 9, 2021
School Guidelines; CGFA; Drivers’ Licenses; COVID-19

Republicans Call for Updated Education Guidance With the beginning of the school year rapidly approaching, my colleague State Rep. Seth Lewis penned a letter to Governor J.B. Pritzker. Lewis urged the…


Sunday, July 4, 2021
Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July The fight for freedom never ends, but we are not descendants of fearful men. I am resolved to put the citizens of IL first! To live free…


Friday, June 25, 2021
Coal Plants to Close; Bills Passed; U of I Vaccinations; Vaccine Lottery

Two Coal Plants to Close Two coal-fired plants in Romeoville and Waukegan, Illinois, will soon be closing according to NRG Energy, the operator of the two plants. Decisions by state…


Thursday, June 17, 2021
Wednesday Session; FOID/CCL Changes; Jobs Update; New Holiday

Rep. Chris Miller’s Week in Review House Holds Session Wednesday The House of Representatives reconvened Wednesday to take up several pieces of legislation leftover from Spring Session. One such piece…


Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Rep. Miller Statement on Passage of Amendatory Veto of Budget Bill

SPRINGFIELD… State Representative Chris Miller (R-Oakland) issued this statement following the passage of Governor Pritzker’s amendatory veto of SB2800: “Democrats continue to play games with the people of Illinois. A…


Friday, June 11, 2021
Phase 5; Map Lawsuit; Session to Reconvene; State Fairs

Illinois Moves into Phase 5 After a year of lockdowns and heavy restrictions, Illinois will now move into Phase 5 of the state’s reopening plan. This is the final phase…


Friday, June 4, 2021
Miller: Governor Betrays Voters, Signs Maps

Springfield…State Representative Chris Miller offered the following statement regarding Governor Pritzker’s signing of redistricting legislation: “Governor Pritzker broke his promise plain and simple. With his signing of the redistricting legislation,…