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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…


Tuesday, July 27, 2021
July 2021 Newsletter

I hope you are enjoying the summer weather 🙂 The General Assembly will reconvene for Veto Session in October. Until then, please find some updates and recaps below! Fighting For…


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…


Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Haas presents inaugural Local Business Spotlight award, seeks nominations for future honorees

BRADLEY, IL…Yesterday, State Rep. Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) presented Bradley Firehouse Subs owners, Kim and Johnny Jones, with an official certificate recognizing the significance of their business (and sandwiches!) in the…


Saturday, June 26, 2021
Phishing Schemes on the Rise as Federal Unemployment Programs Approach September Expiration

Fraudulent Texts, Emails, Social Media Messages Among Correspondence to Unsuspecting Victims The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is urging Illinoisans to be on high alert for phishing schemes that…


Friday, June 4, 2021
Video: Rep. Haas’ Employment Readiness Webinar