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Friday, May 29, 2020
Rep. Wheeler statement on Governor Pritzker lifting restrictions on places of worship

Assistant House Minority Leader Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement today following news Thursday evening that Governor JB Pritzker has lifted all restrictions on places of worship previously subject…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rep. Wheeler statement on FY21 State Budget

Assistant House Minority Leader Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement today after the General Assembly voted to approve a state budget for FY 2021: “While there was an encouraging…


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Rep. Wheeler reaction to State of the State

Assistant House Minority Leader Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, issued the following statement today in response to Governor JB Pritzker’s State of the State address delivered to a joint session of the…


Friday, January 24, 2020
Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of SPC Miguel Angel Villalon of Aurora

By order of Governor JB Pritzker, all United States and Illinois flags are to be flown at half-staff immediately until Sunset on Saturday, January 25, 2020 in honor and remembrance…


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Rep. Wheeler supports local workforce training, business growth

State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, presented checks to two local businesses in Yorkville on Tuesday – Mars Wrigley and Aurora Textiles – from the state’s Employer Training Investment Program (ETIP)….


Monday, May 27, 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…


Wednesday, February 20, 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 15, 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 28, 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 31, 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…