Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Rep. Wheeler: Top-Down Budget Process Fails to Provide Taxpayer Protection

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement in response to final passage of a state budget for Fiscal Year 2019 today by the Illinois General Assembly: “This…

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler Opposes Tax Hike Proposal

State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, speaks during debate in opposition to HR 1025, a resolution calling for Illinois to implement a Progressive Income Tax system.  

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
Illinois House approves Wheeler-backed bill to protect nurses from workplace violence

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation Wednesday, House Bill 4100, aimed at protecting nurses and other health care workers in Illinois hospitals, clinics, veterans homes and correctional facilities…

Friday, May 18th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: May 18

CRIMINAL LAW Governor Rauner proposes major public safety package to reinstate death penalty and extend 72-hour wait to all guns.  Gov. Bruce Rauner has asked the Illinois General Assembly to…

Thursday, May 17th, 2018
Rep. Keith Wheeler on the Blue Collar Jobs Act
Monday, May 14th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler: Working Together on Public Safety
Friday, May 11th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: May 11

PUBLIC HEALTH Better Care Illinois Behavioral Health Initiative announced. Gov. Bruce Rauner announced this week that Illinois has received federal approval to launch a sweeping $2 billion behavioral health initiative…

Friday, May 4th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: May 4

BUDGET Revenue numbers published for April 2018.  The numbers for State of Illinois revenues were published by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA), the nonpartisan budgeting arm of…