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School teachers’ unions endorse Gary Forby

September 22, 2016

CARTERVILLE – On Wednesday, State Senator Gary Forby (D-Benton) announced endorsements from state groups representing over 250,000 current and retired education and public service professionals from all across Illinois. The Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT), the Illinois Education Association (IEA) and the Illinois Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) all endorsed Forby’s candidacy for reelection as state …

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Johnson County Farm Bureau presents Forby with Friend of Agriculture award

August 6, 2016

The Vienna Times State Senator Gary Forby (D-Benton) joined Johnson County farmers Friday, Aug. 12th, for a night at the Miners game, hosted by Southern Illinois Farm Bureaus in Marion, where he was honored with the Friend of Agriculture award. The award is an honor given only to legislators who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the …

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