Thursday, May 7th, 2015
Sommer congratulates local state finalist high school teams

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Keith Sommer (R-Morton) hosted four different state finalist high school teams from the 88th district this spring at the Illinois Capitol. It is a custom for…

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
Flag display bill inspired by Hopedale Marine’s family passes Illinois House
Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
Sommer legislation to ease intercountry adoptions passes Illinois House

SPRINGFIELD –Legislation sponsored by State Representative Keith Sommer (R-Morton) to help adoptive families and adopted children by streamlining Illinois law governing the process passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday….

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Sommer legislation would ease intercountry adoptions

SPRINGFIELD –State Representative Keith Sommer (R-Morton) is sponsoring legislation to help adoptive families and adopted children by streamlining Illinois law governing the process. The bill passed the House Adoption Reform…

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Hopedale Marine’s family seeks change to flag display law

SPRINGFIELD – State law would be changed to allow the flying of flags at half-staff for Illinois military personnel killed while training on active duty under legislation sponsored by State…

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Illinois House Officially Urges US Congress to Update Federal Disaster Declaration Process following November Tornadoes

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois General Assembly passed House Resolution 922 on Friday calling on Congress to update the federal disaster declaration process, following FEMA’s recent denial of assistance to local…

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Sommer, Unes, call on Congress to reform “outdated and unfair” federal disaster declaration process

SPRINGFIELD – State Representatives Keith Sommer (R-Morton) and Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) this week introduced legislation calling on Congress to update the federal disaster declaration process, following FEMA’s recent denial…

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