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Monday, September 13, 2021
YOU’RE INVITED: NEW OFFICE OPENING WITH LOCAL CHAMBER

State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Kankakee Chamber of commerce to commemorate the opening of her new District Office. The ceremony will be…


Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Haas’ Blood Drive Set for October

State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross.  The event is scheduled for Friday, October 1st from 11:00am—4:00pm at the Kankakee Public…


Tuesday, August 31, 2021
HAAS RECOGNIZES LOCAL BUSINESS

State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) recently recognized a local business in her 79th legislative district as part of her monthly business spotlight program. Rep. Haas presented Walmart in Kankakee—and General…


Friday, August 27, 2021
HAAS BILL TO BRING UTILITIES TO PEMBROKE SIGNED INTO LAW

State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) released the following statement in response to Governor JB Pritzker signing House Bill 3403 into law, a bill that Haas sponsored which would bring natural…


Tuesday, August 10, 2021
HAAS COMPLETES ‘RIDE ALONG’ WITH LOCAL POLICE

KANKAKEE—State Representative Jackie Haas (R- Kankakee) recently completed a ride along with local police from the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department. Representative Haas rode alongside one officer during their evening shift,…


Friday, August 6, 2021
Petition: Stop Gov. Pritzker’s Unilateral COVID-19 Mandates

For more than a year, Gov. Pritzker has refused to treat the Illinois General Assembly like the co-equal branch of government it is. He has ruled the state with continuous…


Saturday, July 31, 2021
Haas honors recently-retired Kankakee Fire Chief Damon Schuldt

Kankakee, IL…This week, State Rep. Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) presented recently-retired Kankakee Fire Chief Damon Schuldt with an official certificate recognizing the impact his decades of service and leadership has made…


Friday, July 30, 2021
Haas presents Local Business Spotlight award to July honoree, Jimmy Jo’s BBQ

BOURBONNAIS, IL…This week, State Rep. Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) presented Jimmy Jo’s BBQ owner Jim Johanik with an official certificate recognizing the impact his business (and BBQ!) has made in the…


Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Haas selected for prestigious Edgar Fellows Program

State Rep. Jackie Haas (R-79) has been tapped to participate in the 2021 Edgar Fellows Program. Of this significant honor, the freshman lawmaker said, “I am proud to have been…


Friday, July 23, 2021
Restaurant Worker Appreciation Week

Following a conversation with constituent Gary Koch this spring, State Rep. Jackie Haas (R-79) was reminded that the plight of restaurant workers had continued even more than a year into…