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Thursday, March 3, 2022
Rep. Luft’s Capitol Report for March 3

The Illinois General Assembly is just over halfway through its scheduled spring session. I wanted to give you a brief update on where things stand and a look ahead at…

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
VIDEO: Rep. Luft speaks out about pardon which allowed convicted arsonist to become fire chief in small Illinois town

Thursday, February 3, 2022
Governor Pritzker’s budget spends more than Illinois revenue grows

Yesterday the Governor painted a very rosy picture of where things stand in Illinois. But he left out a few things. For example, a lot of the fiscal progress he…

Monday, January 31, 2022
Rep. Luft’s Public Safety Survey

Public safety was one of the top issues in the House in 2021 and it will be a major issue again in 2022. Please take a few moments to take…

Monday, November 29, 2021
Luft to Host Holiday Drive

State Representative Mark Luft (R-Pekin) is launching his holiday drive, collecting items for two local charities, just in time for Giving Tuesday!  Luft’s charity drive donations will be taken to War…

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Luft Reacts to New Legislative Map

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Mark Luft (R-Pekin) released the following statement after Illinois Democrats passed changes to the state’s legislative map. “What we’ve seen play out over the last several…

Monday, August 30, 2021
Luft First Bill Signed into Law

The first legislation passed through the General Assembly by freshmen State Representative Mark Luft (R-Pekin) has been signed into law. Luft’s legislation streamlines government and removes an outdated law from…

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Luft Votes No on Budget AV

State Representative Mark Luft (R-Pekin) issued the following statement after the Illinois House of Representatives voted on Governor Pritzker’s amendatory veto of the budget and rules to allow remote voting…

Friday, June 4, 2021
Luft Statement on Signing of Legislative Maps

State Representative Mark Luft (R-Pekin) issued the following statement today after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed new legislative maps into law.  “I believe a man is only as good as his…

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Luft Co-Sponsored Legislation to Term Limit Legislative Leaders Clears the House

Legislative leaders would be subject to term limits under legislation co-sponsored by State Representative Mark Luft (R-Pekin) that cleared the House of Representatives on Thursday, April 22, 2021.  “It amazes…