Southern IL Legislators to Host Mt. Vernon Town Hall

Mt. Vernon….Illinois State Senator Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo), and State Representatives Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), Dave Severin (R-Marion) will host a legislative town hall and listening session at
Mount Vernon Township High school from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25.

The legislators will make themselves available to discuss their own legislative agendas, pending abortion legislation, 2nd Amendment Rights, Governor Pritzker’s proposals to raise sales taxes, and Governor Pritzker’s progressive income tax proposal.

The legislators will take questions from audience members. The public and members of the media are invited to attend. A legislative survey will be distributed for attendees to be able to express their opinions on a variety of issues.

If you have any questions, you may reach Senator Schimpf and Representative Bryant’s office in Mt. Vernon at 618-242-8115, or Representative Severin’s office at 618-440-5090.

Who: 58th District State Senator Paul Schimpf,115th District State Representative Terri Bryant, and
117th District State Representative Dave Severin, Richard Pearson, Executive Director of the Illinois State Rifle Association

What: Legislative Town Hall and Listening Session hosted by Southern Illinois State Legislators

When: Monday, March 25, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Mount Vernon Township High School, Schweinfurth Theater
              11101 Wells Bypass, Mt. Vernon IL 62864


Abortion legislation and legislative responses from Republicans

Gun control and 2nd Amendment rights legislation

Governor Pritzker’s Proposed Tax Increases (Cigarettes, e-cigs, health insurance plans, plastic bags, gaming)

Governor Pritzker’s progressive income tax proposal