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Monday, August 15, 2022
Rep. Niemerg Pleased with Energy Town Hall: Need New Policies to Fight Rising Energy Costs

State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) co-hosted the Energy Town Hall meeting in Effingham Thursday evening with presentations from several stakeholders on this important issue impacting families and businesses. Guest speakers…

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Rep. Niemerg Announces Job Opportunities with IL Dept. of Juvenile Justice

State Rep. Adam Niemerg has learned that the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will be hosting job screenings over the next three months for those interested in that field….

Friday, July 22, 2022
Niemerg Summer Outreach at Wabash Co. Fair & 4-H Pork Chop Dinner

State Rep. Adam Niemerg is continuing his outreach program this week at the Wabash County Fair in Mount Carmel. Thursday evening, July 21, 2022 was the 4-H “Parade of Champions”…

Monday, July 18, 2022
Rep. Niemerg Honors Newton Police Chief Mike Swick on 43 Years of Service

State Representative Adam Niemerg presented a certificate on Wednesday to honor and recognize 43 years of service to Newton Police Chief Mike Swick. “Our law enforcement community needs to know…

Friday, July 15, 2022
Rep. Niemerg Urges Schools to ‘Opt Out’ of Extreme National Sex Education Curriculum

State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) has learned that the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has filed new Rules with the Secretary of State to be published in the Illinois…

Friday, June 24, 2022
Rep. Niemerg Applauds Supreme Court Decision: Roe v. Wade Overturned

State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) called the official 5-4 decision by the United States Supreme Court a historic decision. “This is a great day for the pro-life movement,” declared Rep….

Friday, June 17, 2022
Rep. Niemerg Calls for Immediate Hearings on IDES Mishandling of Nearly $1.9 Billion in Fraudulent Claims

State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) called on the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) over a year ago to address the growing number of fraud claims known even then. Rep….

Monday, June 13, 2022
Rep. Niemerg Begins Summer Outreach at Wabash County Chamber/Scholarship Event

The Wabash County Chamber of Commerce held their 10th Annual Chamber Member Picnic in the Park on June 9, 2022 with catering from Beer Bones BBQ Catering and Food Truck….

Monday, June 13, 2022
Effingham Chamber Plans Workforce Development Symposium for Business Apprenticeships

This morning the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce hosted a meeting to discuss internships and apprenticeships.  New information from the U.S. Department of Labor and a program that supports our…

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Reps. Niemerg, Caulkins, Halbrook, Miller & Wilhour Call on Speaker Welch to Schedule Special Session Immediately to Suspend Gas Tax

State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) is calling on Illinois House Speaker Chris Welch to call a Special Session of the House of Representatives to address the high cost of motor…