Friday, March 30th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: March 30

ECONOMY ADM, Deere, Caterpillar honored as top Illinois firms.  The honor was published in “Illinois Top 200,” a series of online surveys enabling Illinois respondents to honor local leadership activities,…

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: March 16

Jobs February 2018 unemployment Illinois notches new all-time high in payroll jobs.  The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), which compiles Illinois nonfarm payroll job numbers in cooperation with the…

Friday, March 9th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: March 9

Budget – COGFA report Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA) releases February 2018 report.  February 2018 State general funds receipts grew significantly over similar figures posted in February 2017. …

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: March 2

Education – Scholarships Tax credit scholarship clearinghouse announces more than 33,000 applications.The benchmark news came from Empower Illinois, one of the nonprofit entities overseeing implementation of the Illinois tax credit…

Thursday, March 1st, 2018
VIDEO: Rep. Wheeler on enhancing school safety