Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler reacts to Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s Budget Address to a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly:…

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler Statement on Aurora Shooting Incident

NORTH AURORA – Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement today in response to the shooting at the Henry Platt Company in Aurora: “I would…

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: September 28

TAXES The Tax Foundation issues mixed rating for Illinois’ tax structure.  The Washington-based nonpartisan study institute monitors the tax laws of all 50 states, and issues comparative rankings based on…

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: August 31

AGRICULTURE Ag-boosting measures signed into law.  At the Du Quoin State Fair on Saturday, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Industrial Hemp Act, Senate Bill 2298, adding Illinois to a growing…

Friday, January 12th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: January 12

Budget – Taxpayer’s Fiscal Charter ·        House Republican lawmaker files bill to create Illinois Taxpayer’s Fiscal Charter.  If enacted into law the new bill, filed by Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer, will…

Friday, January 5th, 2018
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: January 5

BUDGET ·        Revenues up, but overall budget picture clouded by poor retail spending numbers.  The December 2017 State revenue report by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA) shows…

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: December 15

CHICAGO ·        CTA fare hike, previously signed off on by Mayor Emanuel, approved by CTA board.  The proposed fare hike will increase the standard price of a ride on a…

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: December 8

Budget – COGFA report ·        Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA) issues monthly report on State tax revenues.  The nonpartisan arm of the Illinois General Assembly works with the…

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
Rep. Wheeler Encourages Fox Valley Residents to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

NORTH AURORA –Small business owner and State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) is encouraging constituents in Kane and Kendall Counties to shop local this Saturday, November 25 in support of small…

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Rep. Wheeler: Repeal of Pop Tax a Victory for Taxpayers and Job Creators

NORTH AURORA –Small business owner and State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) released the following statement today in response to the Cook County Board Finance Committee’s vote to repeal the controversial…

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