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ILLINOIS IS LOSING A SEAT IN CONGRESS. 

 

PRELIMINARY DATA FROM THE 2020 U-S CENSUS INDICATES THAT THE NUMBER OF ILLINOIS MEMBERS IN THE U-S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WILL DROP FROM 18 TO 17. REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE AVERY BOURNE OF MORRISONVILLE SAYS THIS ISN'T SURPRISING.

 

 

G-O-P STATE REPRESENTATIVE TIM BUTLER OF SPRINGFIELD SAYS THE TREND NEEDS TO END.

 

 

BUTLER ADDS  THE LEGISLATURE NEEDS TO ENACT BUSINESS FRIENDLY LAWS THAT WILL KEEP PEOPLE HERE AND DRAW POLITICAL DISTRICTS IN A FAIR PROCESS. STATES GAINING A SEAT IN CONGRESS INCLUDE TEXAS, FLORIDA, COLORADO AND NORTH CAROLINA.

 

BOURNE SAYS THE CENSUS DATA SHOWS THE NEED FOR MORE PRO-BUSINESS POLICIES IN ILLINOIS AND FOR FAIR POLITICAL BOUNDARIES TO BE DRAWN.

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