Friday, June 16th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: June 16

BUDGET ·         Republican Legislators Present Compromise Balanced Budget Plan.  House Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), Senate Republican Caucus Whip Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles), Assistant Senate Republican Leader Jason Barickman…

Friday, June 9th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: June 9

Budget ·         COGFA report shows slight uptick in total Illinois tax revenue.  The monthly report by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA) showed State general funds tax receipts…

Sunday, June 4th, 2017
WGN Radio: Where Illinois Republicans Stand in the Budget Fight

State Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) joined Rick Pearson on WGN Radio’s “Sunday Spin” program on June 4. Click HERE to listen to the interview.

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: June 2

Budget – General Assembly ·         Democrats fail to enact budget.  Here we go again. We’ve reached the May 31st session deadline and once again, the Democrat-controlled General Assembly has failed…

Thursday, June 1st, 2017
Illinois Needs a Budget, Property Tax Relief, & Jobs

By Keith R. WheelerState Representative, 50th District When I arrived in Springfield in January of 2015, we had a new Governor, a new class of Senators and Representatives, and a…

Thursday, June 1st, 2017
In the News…Wheeler: No Savings, No Social Services in Workers’ Comp Measure

Kane County Reporter Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) decried a workers’ compensation reform bill that Democrats passed during the final hours of the legislative session on Wednesday. “There is no savings…