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Monday, February 24, 2020
Sign the Petition! Urge Governor Pritzker to not hold school funding hostage to his tax hike

In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections….


Thursday, February 13, 2020
Rep. Wheeler files bill to allow expectant mothers in third trimester to use handicap designated parking spots

State Representative Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, has filed new legislation to allow expectant mothers in their third trimester to obtain a free placard for their vehicle valid for 90 days permitting…


Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Rep. Wheeler receives Mayor’s Award of Leadership

Thank you to Mayor Richard Irvin and the good people of Aurora for bestowing this honor upon me. I am truly proud to accept this award and thank you for…


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Rep. Wheeler Applauds Commitment to Statewide Broadband Expansion

Gov. Pritzker Announces $50 Million First Round of Matching Funds in Statewide Broadband Expansion Governor JB Pritzker announced today that the state releasing $50 million in funding for the first…


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, December 17, 2019
New Laws to Know for 2020

A wide range of new state laws take effect on January 1, 2020. Here is what you need to know – HB 38:Enhances criminal penalties for violence committed in a…


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Rep. Wheeler visits West Aurora High School

Rep. Keith Wheeler visited West Aurora High School on Wednesday to participate in a panel discussion on standardized testing. The discussion was attended by students and educators who asked great…


Friday, November 8, 2019
Rep. Wheeler calls on General Assembly to act now on sweeping ethics reform

State Representative Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) signed on to co-sponsor a package of sweeping ethics reform legislation introduced by House Republicans this week to address recently-revealed corrupt behavior by members of…


Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Rep. Wheeler wields shovel at Oswego groundbreaking; tours Batavia manufacturer

Big day in Oswego as we celebrated the groundbreaking of The Reserve at Hudson Crossing, which will provide housing and generate economic development throughout the downtown area. Our community continues…