Batinick earns spot on Veterans’ Affairs, business panels

PLAINFIELD – State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) announced his committee assignments for the new 99th General Assembly today, including an appointment he requested to the Special Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

“Veterans are number one to me,” said Rep. Batinick. “The men and women of our military risk their lives each and every day so that we can enjoy our freedoms as Americans. I am personally very grateful for their service and want to make sure our veterans have everything they need.”

In addition, Rep. Batinick has also been appointed to the House committees on Insurance, Elementary & Secondary Education – School Curriculum & Policy; Appropriations – Higher Education; Business/Occupational Licenses; and the Special Committee on Business Growth & Incentives.

“As a small business owner and father of five, education and business issues are very important to me as well,” Rep. Batinick added. “Our priorities need to be making state government less intrusive and more efficient in the services they provide. I am eager to get to work on my committees so that together we can begin to restore the strength and vitality of the Illinois economy, honor our veterans and ensure our kids receive the best education on which to build their future. ”

The Illinois House of Representatives is scheduled to reconvene on Wednesday, February 4, when Governor Bruce Rauner will address a joint session of the General Assembly to deliver his first “State of the State” Address.

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