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Monday, January 13, 2020
In the News: Property Tax Frustration

State Rep. Joe Sosnowski held a press conference in Rockford on Monday to discuss property tax reform with colleagues from across Northern Illinois. Rep. Sosnowski served as Republican Co-Chair of…


Friday, January 10, 2020
Rep. Sosnowski announces resignation from Rockford Christian Schools effective mid-January

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, announced yesterday his decision to resign from his position as Director of Advancement at Rockford Christian Schools effective January 17 in order to pursue a…


Monday, January 6, 2020
Rep. Sosnowski statement on the Draft Final Report of Property Tax Relief Task Force

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, issued the following statement today regarding the Draft Final Report of the 88-member Property Tax Relief Task Force on which he served as House Republican…


Monday, December 23, 2019
Self-Defense class for women and girls offered in Belvidere January 9: RSVP today

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, is sponsoring a free class for women and girls high school age and older on “Self-Defense, Distraction and Awareness Tactics” in association with the Belvidere…


Tuesday, December 17, 2019
New Laws Take Effect January 1, 2020

A wide range of new state laws take effect on January 1, 2020. Here is what you need to know – HB 38:Enhances criminal penalties for violence committed in a…


Monday, December 9, 2019
69th District Photo Contest Winners Announced

Winners have been announced for the 6th Annual 69th District Photo Challenge Contest sponsored by State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford. The contest is offered each year to give Stateline area…


Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Sosnowski makes donation to Rockford Rescue Mission; fulfills wager with Keicher on Boylan’s victory over Sycamore

State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-69th) visited the Rockford Rescue Mission on Tuesday to present a $500 donation that fulfills his wager with State Representative Jeff Keicher (R-70th) on the outcome…


Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Rep. Sosnowski statement on passage of pension consolidation bill for first responders

State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) today released the following statement on the passage of Senate Bill 1300, legislation to consolidate the 649 existing local police and fire pension funds: “I…


Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Boylan vs. Sycamore boys football matchup leads Sosnowski, Keicher to promote local food pantries

With the Boylan Catholic Titans (11-0) set to face the Sycamore Spartans (10-1) in the IHSA Class 5A boys’ varsity football quarterfinal in Rockford this Saturday, November 16, State Representatives…


Friday, November 8, 2019
Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Alexi Bladel will complete reign; dispute settled with pageant association

State Representative Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) today released the following statement on the satisfactory resolution of the dispute between the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs and Miss Illinois County Fair Queen…