State Treasurer Frerichs Visits Mt. Vernon Wednesday

MT. VERNON — Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs was in Mt. Vernon Wednesday afternoon to talk about the programs his office has to help benefit residents.

Frerichs says speaking across the state is part of his normal routine. He says it’s important to show downstate residents that they are just as important as those in the Chicago area.

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