• Senator Barickman receives Illinois Farm Bureau “Friend of Agriculture” award

    Citing his commitment to supporting Illinois agriculture, members of the McLean County Farm Bureau once again presented State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) with the Illinois Farm Bureau “Friend of Agriculture” award at the Enid Schlipf Farm near Gridley... read more...
  • Senator Barickman's Senate Week in Review

    Gov. Bruce Rauner takes an important step to reform government; the Illinois Supreme Court issues an important ruling dealing with child suspects in court; a state ban on synthetic drugs receives national recognition; and new survey results reveal a large majority of Illinoisans are still waiting for a new direction for state government... read more...
  • Senator Barickman's Senate Week in Review: Sept. 26 - 30

    This week, residents paused to recognize the inaugural Gold Star Family Day in Illinois; the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) encouraged schools to support “Walk to School Day;” a new program was announced that asks Illinois residents to serve those who served in the military; and the newest member of the Illinois Senate was sworn into office. .. read more...
  • Senator Barickman's Senate Week in Review: Sept. 19 - 23

    A state school funding reform commission held its fourth meeting this week as part of the ongoing effort to identify a better way to fund Illinois schools. Also, the Senate Republican Caucus recently welcomed a new member, and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) has been awarded its prestigious Guardian of Small Business award... read more...
  • Senator Barickman's Senate Week in Review: Sept. 12 - 16

    State Senator Jason Barickman has joined the Republican caucus leadership team as part changes that were made this week following the Sept. 15 retirement of Deputy Senate Republican Leader Matt Murphy (R-Palatine) from legislative office. Also during the week, the Illinois Supreme Court once again affirms that it will not allow Illinois residents to have a voice in how legislative districts are drawn. Meanwhile... read more...

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Engaging students in state government. Senator Barickman brings high school students together to meet with government officials and to propose new legislation that will be debated at the Capitol.

Sen. Barickman welcomes a delegation of officials from the Chinese Province of Liaoning on a visit to the Illinois Capitol to enhance international cooperation between the state and province.

Sen. Barickman teams up with teachers, schools and parents on a bipartisan solution to end school funding inequity.

Sen. Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) tours the Destihl Microbrewery in Normal, Illinois to learn about the brewing process and potential legislative issues affecting the industry.

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