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

Budget – FY17 ·         As year-end deadline approaches, talks are suspended.  Many facets of state spending are moving towards limbo with the approach of New Year’s Eve.  December 31 is…

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

Budget – FY17 ·         Leaders meetings do not generate budget agreement.  With the “stopgap” six-month budget for the first half of FY17 scheduled to expire on December 31, pressure is…

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: December 2

Budget – FY17 ·         Governor Rauner renews call for property tax freeze and term limits. Substantial segments of Illinois state spending are scheduled to run dry with the expiration of…