Friday, July 29th, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: July 29

Drugs – cannabis possession ·         Governor Rauner consults with Illinois State Police on cannabis possession bill.  A measure passed by both houses of the Illinois General Assembly this spring will,…

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Blue light bulbs available to show support for police; donations to benefit police mental health & wellness initiative

NORTH AURORA – Local residents in Kane and Kendall Counties wishing to display a blue light bulb on their driveway and/or front porch to show support for local police can…

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
In the News: Food Pantry volunteers accept 350 backpack donations

Kendall County Record The volunteers at the Kendall County Food Pantry in Yorkville are getting ready for school to start. Lea Ann Koch organized a community effort to donate backpacks…

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: July 22

Budget – FY17 ·         Budget experts warn of continued Illinois deficits.  Although Illinois’ lawmakers enacted a stopgap budget in late June to cover the first six months of FY17, budget…

Monday, July 18th, 2016
VIDEO: Rep. Wheeler on vote for vital funding to local schools, road projects, and state services

Budget – stopgap budget deal enacted ·         New FY17 spending bills will enable full K-12 school operations for entire school year.  By contrast, however, many other State operations will only…

Friday, July 15th, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: July 15

Budget – FY17 ·         Bills signed into law on June 30 did not enact a full-year budget.  The financial markets are reminding Illinois that the current spending patterns being resumed…

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Rep. Wheeler, colleagues file resolution to remove Auditor General Mautino from office

CHICAGO – In response to the failure of Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to answer questions amidst the ongoing federal and state investigations into his campaign spending irregularities while a…

Friday, July 1st, 2016
In the News: Stopgap budget gets mixed reviews from local lawmakers

Kendall County RecordBy TONY SCOTT – tscott@kendallcountynow.com Local state legislators gave mixed reviews to the stopgap budget approved by the General Assembly on Thursday. Lawmakers adopted the $50.6 billion budget…