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Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Rep. McLaughlin Votes No on Out-of-Touch and Fiscally Irresponsible FY24 Budget

LAKE BARRINGTON… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) says, “Why is everything costing so much more these days? The simple answer is the Government, both Federal and State, is spending…

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
McLaughlin Warns of Higher Gas Taxes

Illinoisans are now paying for the Governor’s election-year gimmicks as we face two gas tax increases in 2023 to make up for last year’s temporary freeze.

Friday, May 26, 2023
Rep. McLaughlin Encourages Summer Visits to 52ND District – Issues Travel Advisory to Chicago

LAKE BARRINGTON… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) from the 52ND House District, comprised of Lake, McHenry, Kane, and Cook Counties, released the following statement before the start of summer….

Friday, May 26, 2023
McLaughlin’s Intern Report

It’s already been a busy few weeks for our summer interns. In addition to helping out at the District Office, Margaret & Ben have been visiting Board of Trustee Meetings…

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
McLaughlin Urges Lyme Disease Awareness, Files HB 2421 to provide Warnings of Lyme’s in State-managed Parks

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection primarily transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. Ticks are arachnids and can be as small as the size of a poppy seed….

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
McLaughlin Advocates for Nuclear Energy

State Rep. Martin McLaughlin, R-Barrington Hills, said this is the best avenue for clean energy in Illinois. “We have for far too long in this state ignored the only clean…

Thursday, May 18, 2023
McLaughlin Decries Anti-business Legislation

Rep. Martin McLaughlin, R-Barrington Hills, noted the proponents of the bill were primarily lawyers – the Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Trial Lawyers Association namely. “I think it’s pretty…

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Memorial Service Honoring Our Fallen Military Members

Beautiful memorial service today as we begin session, paying tribute to all of Illinois’ fallen military servicemen and women. Let us never forget freedom is not free – particularly for…

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Rep. McLaughlin Honors Retiring Fire Chief Kreher on 48 Years of Fire Service

Chief James Kreher served our communities over 45 years of total fire service at Fox River Grove and Barrington Countryside. In that time, Chief Kreher served 28 years as a…

Friday, May 12, 2023
National Police Week

This National Police Week we recognize the bravery of our law enforcement officers and honor them for their dedication to their communities. Thank you to our police officers for working…