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Friday, March 19, 2021
Rep. Haas honors Jane Addams for Women’s History Month

Monday, March 1, 2021
House to Proceed with Remote Committee Hearings Beginning Today

Although lawmakers will not be traveling to Springfield for the time being due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois House will begin holding committee hearings remotely, effective today. I am…

Monday, February 22, 2021
State Rep. Jackie Haas’s Statement on House Bill 3653 Becoming Law

Kankakee, IL—State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) issued the following statement upon Gov. Pritzker’s signing of House Bill 3653 into law: “The sweeping changes made in the 700+ pages of the…

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Haas Responds to Pritzker’s FY22 Budget Address

This afternoon, Gov. J.B. Pritzker gave his annual budget address for Fiscal Year 2022. State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) released the following statement in response: Local and small businesses simply…

Thursday, February 11, 2021
AUDIO: Haas Opposes Democrat House Rules

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) voted ‘no’ on the proposed House Rules yesterday during the first day of legislative session in the Illinois Capitol. The procedural rules…

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Illinois must break from the past with new House Rules

We must move on from the ways of the past to give Illinoisans the honest, transparent state government they deserve. The process has to change and it starts with the…

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Haas Continues Valentines for Vets Program

State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is continuing the “Valentines for Veterans” program started by Representative Lindsay Parkhurst. Representative Haas invites students and other interested citizens to make handmade valentine greetings…

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Rep. Haas Statement on Sweeping Police Reform

Wednesday morning, the Illinois House voted 60-50 to pass a sweeping police reform measure. Below is a statement from State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee): “After months without the General Assembly…

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Rep. Haas Wants to Hear from You!

State Representative Jackie Haas (R – Kankakee) invites constituents to participate in a roundtable forum before the General Assembly convenes in the Spring Session. “As a new representative, it is…

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Rep. Haas Joins House GOP to Call on Pritzker to Stand by Fair Maps Pledge

State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield), Ryan Spain (R-Peoria) and Jackie Hass (R-Kankakee) held a press conference this afternoon to propose legislation creating an Independent Redistricting Commission and called for action…