|Rep. Mitchell (third from left) takes the oath of office with House Colleagues|
State Representative Bill Mitchell (R-Forsyth) will again serve as an Assistant Republican Leader for the Illinois House of Representatives.
Representative Mitchell was reappointed to the position by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs).
“Bill Mitchell is a passionate advocate for downstate Illinois,” Leader Durkin said. “Bill stands up for the priorities and values of his constituents. He continues to provide me with a perspective that is much needed in the General Assembly. I am confident that Bill will serve the people well as a member of my leadership team.”
“I want to thank Leader Durkin for putting his trust in me to help lead our caucus,” Mitchell said. “It is an honor and privilege to again be appointed Assistant Republican Leader. This is an influential position that gives me a stronger voice in Springfield for Central Illinois families.”
Representative Bill Mitchell has served in the Illinois House since 1999. Mitchell has been a leader on the issue of job creation. In the 96th General Assembly, he served as the Republican Spokesman for the House Bipartisan Job Creation Task Force. He previously served as Chairman of the House Republican Task Force on Rural Economic Development.
Representative Mitchell took the oath of office Wednesday to represent the 101st House District, which includes all or portions of Champaign, DeWitt, Macon, McLean and Piatt counties.