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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Rep. Haas helps advance Term Limits for Legislative Leaders

Springfield, IL…The Illinois House has approved legislation that imposes term limits on legislative leaders so that no person may serve more than 10 consecutive years as Speaker of the House of…


Friday, April 16, 2021
Haas bill to bring natural gas service to Pembroke Township overwhelmingly approved by House lawmakers

SPRINGFIELD, IL…State Rep. Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) worked diligently in bipartisan fashion to pass legislation out of the Illinois House to address energy accessibility concerns of Pembroke Township residents. Upon passage…


Friday, April 9, 2021
Rep. Haas to host FREE Spring Shred Event

State Representative Jackie Haas invites residents of the 79th House district to attend a free Spring Shred Event on Saturday, April 17 between 10 a.m. and noon in the Bradley-Bourbonnais…


Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Rural Covid-19 Vaccination Program making stops in 79th District, April 5-7

On Monday, Gov. Pritzker announced the opening of four additional vaccination sites for all eligible Illinois residents. Next week, two sites will exclusively serve Kankakee County residents: The Johnson &…


Monday, March 22, 2021
Rep. Haas bill for Pembroke Township clears first hurdle, passes out of committee

KANKAKEE, IL…This afternoon, State Rep. Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) presented her first bill before committee for the first time as a lawmaker. House Bill 3404 specifically addresses the energy accessibility concerns…


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…