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Friday, February 15th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: February 15

BUDGET Moody’s Analytics prepares overall State of Illinois economic forecast.  The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA), the General Assembly’s nonpartisan budgetary monitoring arm, asked Moody’s Analytics to describe…

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
VIDEO: Rep. Wheeler talks impact of minimum wage hike
Friday, February 8th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: February 8

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Illinois House committees hold first hearings of new session.  Much of the session work of this week was spent in organizing the 39 standing committees of the Illinois House of…

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Wheeler appointed Spokesperson on key House committees

Assistant House Minority Leader Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, has been appointed Republican Spokesperson on the Public Utilities, Executive, and Cybersecurity, Data Analytics and IT Committees, respectively, for the 2019-2021 legislative…

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
VIDEO: Rep. Wheeler speaks out against Speaker Madigan’s rules
Friday, January 25th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: January 25

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Leader Durkin, House Republicans Introduce Fair Maps Amendment.  House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced this week that he, along with the entire House Republican caucus, has filed HJRCA 10,…

Friday, January 25th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler re-appointed Co-Chairman of key state oversight panel

State Representative Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, has been re-appointed Co-Chairman of the state’s legislative oversight committee of rules used to implement new and existing laws across all state agencies; the bipartisan,…

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: January 18

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Durkin appoints Leadership Team for 101st General Assembly.  On Wednesday, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced the appointment of his Leadership team for the 101st General Assembly. Congratulations to this dynamic group…

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler appointed Assistant House GOP Leader

State Representative Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, was appointed to the post of Assistant House Republican Leader today for the new 101st Illinois General Assembly. Wheeler, a 28-year small business owner and…

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Rep. Wheeler’s Weekly Roundup: January 11

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Inauguration of 101st General Assembly.  The new session of the state legislature will be the first group of lawmakers to meet in Illinois’ third century.  The House elected Jim Durkin…