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I am proud to serve as the State Senator from Illinois’ 52nd District, representing Champaign and Vermilion counties. I hope you’ll find this site a useful resource in keeping up to date with what’s happening in our district and in Springfield. Please contact any of my offices with questions or ways I can better serve you. It is my honor to represent you in Springfield.

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dacc-smDANVILLE – State Senator Mike Frerichs (D-Champaign) is encouraging area residents to attend a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 16 at the Mary Miller Gymnasium at the Danville Area Community College. The event is being co-sponsored by Frerichs, Representative Chad Hays (R-Catlin), Danville Area Community College, Vermilion Advantage and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.

“I want to make sure constituents take advantage of this opportunity and learn more about any potential job openings in our community,” Frerichs said. “We can all agree the key to getting Illinois’ economy on the right track is to provide people with access to quality jobs.”

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“We are encouraging visitors to help their neighbors, friends and family by improving the economy of our state. This legislation would require the Illinois State Museum to highlight American-made products to make visitors more aware of their consumer choices.” — State Senator Michael Frerichs

Made in America / Made in IllinoisSPRINGFIELD – State museums and parks may soon be required to highlight American- and Illinois-made souvenirs and products. The Illinois Senate approved a measure sponsored by State Senator Michael Frerichs (D-Champaign) to help increase the number of American- and Illinois- products bought and sold by the state.

“We are encouraging visitors to help their neighbors, friends and family by improving the economy of our state,” Frerichs said. “This legislation would require the Illinois State Museum to highlight American-made products to make visitors more aware of their consumer choices.”

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work-zone-awareness-weekAs we kick off the busy road construction season, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced this week is National Work Zone Awareness Week in an effort to remind drivers to be alert and take it slow in work zones to ensure everyone gets home safe.

As a motorist, you are more likely to be a victim in a work zone crash than a worker. On average there are over 5,900 work zone motor vehicle crashes a year in Illinois, resulting in 1,850 injuries and 27 fatalities, with an average of 3 worker fatalities.

 

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“We had a terrible natural disaster occur in Illinois last November. Since the federal government has refused our request for federal aid, the state has had to take action. This is something we have been pushing these last few months and I’m glad we are able to provide relief to local municipalities as they continue the cleanup and rebuilding process.” — State Senator Michael Frerichs

022714 js 0766rSPRINGFIELD – Communities devastated by the November 17 tornadoes are rebuilding and repairing their homes and businesses. The Illinois Senate approved a measure co-sponsored by State Senator Michael Frerichs (D-Champaign) to allow the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to provide disaster assistance grants.

“We had a terrible natural disaster occur in Illinois last November. Since the federal government has refused our request for federal aid, the state has had to take action,” said Frerichs. “This is something we have been pushing these last few months and I’m glad we are able to provide relief to local municipalities as they continue the cleanup and rebuilding process.”

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CREC

Electronics items to be collected from residents, for free, include:

  • Televisions (all sizes and types), Monitors, Computers, Laptops
  • Printers, Scanners, Communication Devices, Keyboards, Computer Components, Cables, Satellite Receivers
  • Home Entertainment Electronic Items (VCRs, Betamax, DVD Players, Cassette Players, Blu-Ray Players, 8-track Players, Stereo Turntables, etc.)
  • Kitchen Electronic Items or Smaller Kitchen Appliances (Blenders, Food Processors, Toasters, Microwaves, etc.)
  • Electronic Items (Dehumidifiers, Curling Irons, Flat Irons, Night Lights, Electric Razors, Electric Toothbrushes, Clocks, Blow Dryers, etc.)
  • Home Office Electronic Equipment (Printers / Fax Machines, Scanners, Copiers, etc.)

 

For more information, visit the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission website: www.ccrpc.org or call (217) 328-3313.

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 Springfield Office:
118 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-2507 

Champaign Office:
45. E. University Suite 206
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 355-5252 

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28 W. North Street First Floor
Danville, IL 61832
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