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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
DeKalb Park District awarded significant state grant

State Representative Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) shared an announcement from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today that the DeKalb Park District has been awarded a grant in the amount…


Friday, November 13, 2020
Rebuild Illinois transit grants awarded to DeKalb County, City of DeKalb

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced today that DeKalb County and the City of DeKalb are among 31 downstate transit providers awarded grants from the Rebuild Illinois capital program…


Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Rep. Keicher calls for immediate public hearing into COVID-19 outbreak at LaSalle Veterans Home, swift action to protect all State-run veterans’ homes and health care facilities

Republican members of the Illinois House Veterans’ Affairs Committee sent a letter demanding the chair of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee convene a public hearing as soon as possible following…


Friday, October 30, 2020
Keicher, colleagues urge Governor to provide data supporting mitigation rules behind closing restaurants

Restaurants across the state are being forced to shut down despite the lack of data showing that they are the culprit for the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, says a…


Friday, October 23, 2020
Rep. Keicher urges Illinois congressional delegation to come together on bipartisan federal support for restaurant industry

State Representative Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) sent a letter to the members of the Illinois congressional delegation today urging them to prioritize a COVID-19 relief package that will provide support to…


Friday, October 16, 2020
Rep. Keicher: Be on alert for unemployment fraud, identity theft

In response to reports of a recent increase in fraudulent unemployment insurance claims that have been filed across Illinois, State Representative Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) is encouraging local residents to be…


Thursday, October 8, 2020
Rep. Keicher, Rep. Demmer visit Byron Station, meet with workers

Rep. Jeff Keicher and Rep. Tom Demmer met with workers and toured the Byron Generating Station in Ogle County on Thursday, a visit organized by IBEW Local 15. Rep. Keicher…


Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Rep. Keicher responds to COVID-19 mitigations placed on Region 1

State Representative Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) reacted today to Governor Pritzker’s announcement regarding mitigations placed on Health Region 1 following more than three consecutive days of a COVID-19 positivity rate above…


Friday, September 25, 2020
“Make Sexual Abuse Fully Extinct” Task Force issues final report; Rep. Keicher concludes year-long work on bipartisan panel

The state’s Make Sexual Abuse Fully Extinct (Make S.A.F.E.) Task Force created in 2019 to address issues concerning the sexual abuse of students in school-related settings has issued its final…


Friday, September 18, 2020
Illinois Farm Bureau recognizes Rep. Keicher as “Friend of Agriculture”

State Representative Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) was presented with the Illinois Farm Bureau’s “Friend of Agriculture” Award this week. “Farmers are a critical part of the fabric of our area and…