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  Myers, Richard P. "Rich"
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameRichard P. "Rich" Myers
Address9400 E. 550th Street
Colchester, Illinois 62326, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born December 27, 1947
DiedDecember 01, 2010 (62 years)
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifedDavid
Dec 27, 2020 11:25pm
Tags Married - Presbyterian -
InfoYears served: 1995 - 2010

Legislative assignments: Committees on Appropriations-Higher Education (Republican Spokesperson); State Government Administration (Republican Spokesperson); Public Utilities; Gov. Accountability & Streamlining; Agriculture & Conservation; Higher Education; Whole, Committee of the.

Rich Myers knows how to represent Western Illinois because Rich Myers is from Western Illinois. He was born and grew up on a farm outside of Colchester. He went to public schools, including Western Illinois University, and continued to work the family farm before being elected to his first term in the state House of Representatives.

Rich knows how to work hard. He works hard to hold down taxes while making sure our young people, seniors and disadvantaged are well taken care of. He’s an “on the job” legislator; working hard on the house floor, in committees and in the communities he serves. He listens and he takes action.

He also knows what Western Illinois does not need: inexperience and another democrat to join Mike Madigan’s tax and spend bandwagon. Rich Myers’ approach to representing his district is this - “experienced vision.” That’s what we need in Springfield, and why Rich is “Dedicated to Western Illinois.”

Biography: Businessman/Farmer; born Dec. 27, 1947, in McDonough County; graduated, Colchester High School, 1966; B.S., Western Illinois University, 1973; U.S. Army Reserves, six years; married (wife, Christine), has one daughter, Alison.

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