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Friday, June 28th, 2019
Data Center tax incentives signed into law, will create Illinois jobs

Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation into law today supported by State Representative Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, to provide the state’s first incentives for data centers who create jobs and invest…

Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Blue Collar Jobs Act Set to Become Law

Democrats and Republicans come together to pass plan supported by both business and labor, introduced by Rep. Keith Wheeler Included in the package of state budget bills approved by the…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler statement on passage of Graduated Tax amendment

State Representative Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement following the passage of legislation placing a constitutional amendment referendum to enact a graduated tax on the November 2020 General…

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
State Senate approves Rep. Wheeler bill to remove statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual assault

The Illinois State Senate unanimously approved legislation Tuesday introduced by State Representative Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, to remove the statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual assault offenses and thereby give…

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Wheeler files new legislation to recover weapons from revoked FOID cardholders and provide law enforcement new tools to protect the public

State Representative Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, filed new legislation today aimed at creating a clear process by which weapons are recovered from individuals whose FOID cards have been revoked while…

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Wheeler bill to remove statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual assault advances to State Senate

The Illinois House of Representatives approved legislation Thursday introduced by State Representative Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, to remove the statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual assault offenses and thereby give…

Monday, April 1st, 2019
Rep. Wheeler attends remembrance at Illinois State Police Memorial

State Rep. Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, attended today’s ceremony at the Illinois State Police Memorial in Springfield honoring all state troopers who have lost their lives in the line of…

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
Wheeler bill to eliminate statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual assault clears House committee

Legislation introduced by State Representative Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, to eliminate the statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual assault offenses has been unanimously approved by the House Judiciary – Criminal…

Sunday, March 24th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler celebrates grand reopening of Little White School Museum in Oswego

State Rep. Keith R. Wheeler, R-Oswego, attended the ribbon cutting and Gallery Grand Reopening of the Little White School Museum in Oswego on Sunday. The gallery renovation includes hands-on, digital…

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
House approves Wheeler bill to crack down on child pornography, fraud & other crimes

The Illinois House of Representatives unanimously approved bipartisan legislation today sponsored by Assistant Minority Leader Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, that would strengthen the ability of law enforcement and prosecutors to…