Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler Tours Elderday Center in Batavia

  Rep. Keith Wheeler with Mollie Blum and Lois Sheaffer at theElderday Center in Batavia   Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) toured the Elderday Center in Batavia on Monday, a facility…

Friday, February 24th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: February 24

AFSCME – Possible labor action ·         AFSCME announces results of strike authorization vote.  AFSCME, the labor union that represents 38,000 Illinois employees, states that 81% of the workers who participated…

Friday, February 17th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: February 17

Governor’s Budget Address ·         Governor Rauner delivers budget address to General Assembly.  Speaking to a joint session of the Illinois House and Senate on Wednesday, Governor Bruce Rauner delivered his…

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Lawmaker: No Revenue Estimate, No Budget

The Illinois Constitution says lawmakers must pass a budget for a fiscal year that “shall not exceed funds estimated by the General Assembly to be available during that year.”  …

Friday, February 10th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: February 10

State Government – State Employee Pay ·         Bipartisan bill would protect employee pay.  With Illinois continuing to operate without a budget, the paychecks of Illinois state employees are coming under…

Thursday, February 9th, 2017
Kane, Kendall County Residents Encouraged to Make Their Voice Heard on State Issues

NORTH AURORA – State Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) is providing a new resource for local residents to submit feedback on current legislative issues by announcing the launch of his 2017…

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: February 3

Caterpillar Inc. ·         Caterpillar to move headquarters from Peoria to Chicago.  The earthmoving giant, headquartered in Peoria for more than 90 years, announced plans this week to move its corporate…

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Rep. Wheeler Appointed Co-Chairman of Key State Oversight Panel

NORTH AURORA – State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) has been appointed Co-Chairman of the state’s legislative oversight committee of rules used to implement new and existing laws across all state…