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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Sign the Petition: Allow More Attendance at Extracurricular Events

As Illinois has made steady progress moving out of COVID-19 mitigations, thousands of students of all ages are back enjoying the previously prohibited extracurricular activities that they love. We have…


Monday, March 1, 2021
House Committees to begin hearings this week: here’s how to watch/listen/engage

Although lawmakers will not be traveling to Springfield for the time being due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois House of Representatives will begin holding virtual committee hearings this week….


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Rep. Wheeler statement on new educator licensure standards

The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) voted Wednesday to approve implementation of a proposal from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) on Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards…


Friday, February 12, 2021
Rep. Wheeler: Governor Pritzker undermining Illinois’ economic recovery

State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, highlights the importance of the Blue Collar Jobs Act and urges Governor Pritzker to lift his freeze on the program that will help create thousands…


Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Wheeler appointed Spokesperson on key House committees

Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, has been appointed Republican Spokesperson on the Executive, Public Utilities, and Cybersecurity, Data Analytics and IT Committees, respectively, for the 2021-2023 legislative…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Wheeler embarks on new term as State Rep. for 50th District

Small business owner and sixth-generation Kendall County resident Keith Wheeler of Oswego was sworn in for a fourth term as State Representative of the 50th District serving portions of Kane…


Sunday, January 10, 2021
Sign the Petition: Support our Police

The General Assembly is considering a sweeping police and criminal justice reform bill that will severely hamper the ability of police to do their jobs and make our communities less…


Friday, January 8, 2021
Pritzker freezes Blue Collar Jobs Act; Rep. Wheeler cites harmful impact on construction industry jobs and families

State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) responded today to Governor Pritzker’s decision to place an indefinite freeze on the Blue Collar Jobs Act, a bipartisan law enacted in 2019 to incentivize…


Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Petition: Reject Madigan’s Tax Increase

Last month, voters resoundingly rejected Governor JB Pritzker’s referendum for a massive Democratic tax increase. Just a little over 30 days later, Mike Madigan ignored the will of the voters by promising House Democrats…


Friday, December 4, 2020
Secretary of State extends closure of Driver Services facilities until 1/5/21

Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that Driver Services facilities will remain closed for in-person transactions until Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Select facilities do remain open to serve CDL…