Friday, June 29th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: June 29

U.S. SUPREME COURTNation’s highest court issues decision in Janus case.  In a blow to public employee labor unions, the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday overturned a 41-year-old precedent and ruled in…

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: June 22

AGRICULTURE $16 million in grants will help foster future of Illinois agriculture.  Gov. Bruce Rauner joined the Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture Raymond Poe, local officials, and the…

Friday, June 15th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: June 15

BUDGET Moody’s cites ‘positive’ moves in new Illinois budget.  The fiscal 2019 Illinois budget enacted last week includes a voluntary pension buyout plan and a boost in school funding, which…

Friday, June 8th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: June 8

BUDGET FY19 budget passed with bipartisan support and signed into law.  On Monday, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a $38.5 billion bipartisan compromise budget that holds the line on…