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State Rep. Keicher named to higher ed committees

July 30, 2018

SYCAMORE – State Rep. Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, has been appointed to higher education committees within the Illinois House of Representatives, according to a news release from the state’s General Assembly.

Keicher was named to the Higher Education Committee, which is responsible for approving higher education funding, and the Higher Education Appropriations Committee, responsible for policy legislation, according to the release.

“The students, faculty and staff of Northern Illinois University deserve to have a strong voice on every state policy and funding decision made in Springfield that impacts our state universities,” Keicher said in the release. “I am committed to leveraging my position on both higher education committees to be a relentless advocate for NIU in the fine tradition of my predecessor, Representative Bob Pritchard. That work begins immediately.”

The release says additional appointments for Keicher will be announced soon.

For more information, call Keicher’s district office at 815-748-3494.

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