Today in Freeport, Tim Bivins announces his intentions to run for the 45th district seat currently held by the retiring Todd Sieben.
The Republican from Dixon has spent 32 years in law enforcement.
The last 20 as Lee County Sherriff. Meantime State Senator Brad Burzynski announces today he will seek re-election in 2008.
The Republican from Sycamore has held the 35th district seat since 1993.