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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Rep. Sosnowski to host coffees in Rockford, Belvidere

Residents with questions or concerns on state issues are invited to attend a morning “Coffee Talk with Joe” hosted by State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00…


Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Valentine’s for Seniors Card Drive

State Rep. Joe Sosnowski is sponsoring a card drive to spread cheer to Stateline-area seniors residing in assisted living or long-term care facilities in our community this Valentine’s Day. You…


Friday, January 7, 2022
Rep. Sosnowski statement on Gov. Pritzker’s misplaced priorities in response to Chicago Teachers Union work stoppage

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, issued the following statement on the third consecutive day of cancelled classes for Chicago Public Schools amid the Chicago Teachers Union work stoppage: “It is…


Thursday, December 23, 2021
Rep. Sosnowski: New laws effective in the New Year

When the new year arrives on January 1 it will bring with it nearly 300 new laws in Illinois – everything from addressing confidentiality for victims of human trafficking to lowering fees…


Sunday, December 19, 2021
Letter to the Editor: Proposed vaccine legislation for Illinois was cruel and divisive

As published in the Rockford Register-Star House Bill 4259, legislation filed by Representative Jonathan Carroll on December 6, sought to amend the Illinois Insurance Code and essentially require that a…


Wednesday, December 15, 2021
69th District Photo Challenge Winners Announced

Winners have been announced for the 8th Annual 69th District Photo Challenge Contest sponsored by State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford. The contest is offered each year to give Stateline area…


Monday, December 13, 2021
Northern Illinois Business Spotlight: Axium Foods in South Beloit

Axium Foods, a division of McCleary Inc., is headquartered in South Beloit, IL. Mac McCleary started his own private label snack food company on November 22, 1960, and called it…


Friday, November 19, 2021
Sign the Petition: No New Taxes

The Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) recently painted a rosy picture of Illinois’ fiscal health while simultaneously spending billions on Democrat pork projects and ignoring the growing Unemployment…


Monday, November 8, 2021
Rep. Sosnowski, Rep. Weber introduce legislation to protect recovered COVID-19 patients from vaccine mandates

State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) and State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) have filed new legislation in the Illinois House of Representatives to protect the rights of individuals who have…


Thursday, October 28, 2021
Rep. Sosnowski statement on repeal of Parental Notification law

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, issued the following statement in response to the Illinois House of Representatives vote late Wednesday night to repeal the state’s parental notification law: “Parental notification…