Schimpf meets with community between veto sessions
State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) met with local law enforcement officials, educators and youth during the work period between veto sessions.
“Spending the week back in the district gives me the opportunity to meet with people who are making a difference in southern Illinois,” Schimpf said in a press release on his website. “I recognize that our region is an exceptional place to live due to the efforts of local leaders.”
He brought together law enforcement and the director of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids during a meeting at the World Shooting and Recreation Complex in Sparta. Invest in Kids looks at prevention solutions to keep children away from crime, according to the release
At Mount Vernon Township High School, Schimpf was principal for a day, taking in a biomedical class and observing some of the school's programs.
He also addressed the Union County Chamber of Commerce meeting in Anna.
Additionally, Schimpf met with Eagle Scout Alex Nobbe, presenting him with a certificate from the Senate, recognizing his project. Nobbe renovated the landscaping at the Waterloos Sports Association Jacyee’s ballfield.