State Senator Jason Barickman

State News
4:30 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Republican state lawmakers blast Gov. Quinn over income tax hikes

Credit Peoria Public Radio

Three Republican state lawmakers want to shine a light on what they perceive as shadowy behavior by Democrats, particularly Governor Pat Quinn. 

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State News
6:47 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Sen. Barickman tours former women’s prison

After touring the shuttered Dwight Correctional Center Wednesday, Senator Jason Barickman says portions have the potential to be used again somehow. The Bloomington Republican says the state first needs time to determine possible functions and cost options for the former women’s facility that closed in early 2013.

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State News
7:05 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

College Illinois concerns

A central Illinois lawmaker wants to make changes to the state's pre-paid college tuition program because he says it's dangerously close to financial disaster. 

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