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Saturday, April 9, 2022
Rep. McLaughlin Votes No on Democrats’ Election Year Budget

SPRINGFIELD… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) voted no on the Budget Implementation Bill (BIMP) and the FY 2023 budget. Rep. McLaughlin said, “I voted no on the Democrats’ budget…


Friday, April 8, 2022
Rep. McLaughlin’s House Bill 4772 Heads to Governor’s Desk

SPRINGFIELD… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) said, “Now is absolutely the time we start making fiscally responsible decisions for the taxpayers that allows us to do more with less.”…


Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Rep. McLaughlin Slams Reckless Fiscal Malfeasance by House Democrats

SPRINGFIELD… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) said, “Another day in Springfield another speech from the Democrats about fiscal responsibility.  I continue to witness the same old gamesmanship and political…


Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Republicans Win on Override of Pritzker’s Executive Authority

The IL Dept. of Public Health re-filed an emergency rule on Monday, Feb. 14, to require the expired school masking mandate to go back into effect. This issue was taken…


Thursday, February 10, 2022
McLaughlin, House Republicans Call For Governor to Halt School Mask Mandate

February 9, 2022 Governor J.B. Pritzker Office of the Governor 207 State House Springfield, IL 62706 cc: Attorney General Kwame Raoul Dear Governor Pritzker, We are pleased to see you…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Rep. McLaughlin Issues Grimm Outlook for Illinois Families

BARRINGTON HILLS… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) had a strong reaction to hearing Gov. JB Pritzker’s latest budget proposal on Wednesday. Rep. McLaughlin issued the following statement. “As I…


Thursday, January 6, 2022
FOID Card Update

FOID card and CCL holders in Illinois will now have the option to receive correspondence through email or text message instead of by letter.


Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Rep. McLaughlin Stands for Parental Rights and Common Sense

State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) released the following statement in response to Illinois Democrat’s legislation to repeal the parental notification given before a minor child receives abortion services. Rep….


Thursday, October 7, 2021
Rep. McLaughlin congratulates Richard L. Duchossois of Barrington Hills on the occasion of his 100th birthday!

BARRINGTON HILLS… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) released the following statement with regard to this momentous milestone of his constituent, neighbor, and former boss, “Mr. D”: “The members of…


Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Jesse White Expanding Driver’s License and ID Card Appointment Program to Additional Chicagoland Facilities

Launching Comprehensive Plan to Address Heavy Customer Volume at Facilities Caused by COVID-19 Pandemic Expanding remote renewal program for DLs/IDs so more customers can renew online, by phone or by…