Friday, September 30th, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: September 30

Children – Teenage Concussions ·         Health care providers report sharp increase in official diagnoses of concussions among many Illinois teenagers.  The diagnosis count increased 83% from 2010 to 2015 among…

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: September 23

Budget – Unpaid Bills ·         Backlog of unpaid bill hits $8.6 billion.  The unpaid-bill count, tracked on a day-to-day basis by the office of Comptroller Leslie Munger, hit more than…

Friday, September 16th, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: September 16

Jobs – Illinois labor force ·         Illinois payroll drops by 8,200 jobs in August.  The monthly jobs and unemployment report from the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) showed a…

Friday, September 9th, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: September 9

Chicago – Vista Tower Groundbreaking ·         Ground broken on residential skyscraper designed to be 1,186 feet tall.  When completed, Vista Tower will be the third tallest building in Chicago behind…

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
Rep. Wheeler accepts “Friend of Agriculture” Award from Illinois Farm Bureau

YORKVILLE – The Illinois Farm Bureau has presented their 2016 “Friend of Agriculture” award to State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) in recognition of his voting record in support of pro-agriculture…

Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Schools open on time thanks to compromise

By Keith R. Wheeler State Representative, 50th District As public schools throughout the Fox Valley and the State of Illinois open on-time and students return to the classroom, it’s important…