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Monday, December 4, 2023
Rep. Haas Hosts 2023 New Bill Roundtable

Join State Rep. Jackie Haas during her annual New Bill Roundtable to discuss ways to improve the 79th District community and Illinois before the upcoming spring session in 2024. She is hosting this…

Saturday, December 2, 2023
State Rep. Jackie Haas Hosts Holiday Blood Drive

Join State Rep. Jackie Haas and the American Red Cross for a holiday blood drive this December in Kankakee! Give the gift of life and earn a holiday treat along…

Monday, November 6, 2023
Rep. Haas Recognizes Sweet Darren’s for November Local Business Spotlight

KANKAKEE – On Friday, State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) recognized Sweet Darren’s in the 79th District for her November Local Business Spotlight. Sweet Darren’s is partnered with two local high…

Friday, November 3, 2023
Hear from Haas: October 2023

FIGHTING FOR YOU! Monthly Daily Journal Column I have had the pleasure of writing a column for the Daily Journal once per month during my term. This month’s column focuses…

Friday, October 27, 2023
Halloween Fire Safety

Halloween is a fun and spooky time of year for kids. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little monsters with a few easy safety tips. Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Making Halloween Inclusive for Kids with Disabilities

Information from Autism Speaks & Easter Seals Halloween is a fun night of costumes and candy for kids of all ages. But for those on the autism spectrum, scary sounds and…

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Leader Haas Promotes Resources for Survivors This Domestic Violence Awareness Month

KANKAKEE – With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, House Assistant Minority Leader Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is bringing awareness to this critical issue and promoting resources available for survivors of…

Monday, October 23, 2023
Halloween Safety Tips from the National Safety Council

Kids love the magic of Halloween, but costume and traffic safety are essential for trick-or-treaters. These tips can help make a safe and happy holiday for everyone. Costume Safety To…

Saturday, October 21, 2023
Rep. Haas Hosts Fall Prescription Drug Drop Off in Bourbonnais

KANKAKEE – With community partners, State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is co-hosting a Prescription Drug Drop Off event in Bourbonnais. She invites 79th District constituents to join her on Saturday,…

Thursday, October 19, 2023
Support Kids with Food Allergies This Halloween & Join the Teal Pumpkin Project!

Halloween can be extra scary for the 1 in 13 children with food allergies. Raising food allergy awareness and offering the option of non-food trinkets and toys in a separate…