BLOOMINGTON- Republican Illinois State Senator Jason Barickman has announced he will be retiring at the end of his term in January. The Bloomington area politician has served in state government for twelve years. The 53rd Senate District seat will be filled after the inauguration of the 103rd General Assembly on January 10th, 2023. The Streator born Woodland High School graduate served in the Illinois Army National Guard and graduated from Illinois State University and the University of Illinois College of Law.
“My children are at special ages when parental involvement is critical, and I owe them my best attempt to make them the priority they deserve to be.” said Barickman in a press release.