Friday, May 8th, 2015
Week In Review: May 8

Pensions – Illinois Supreme Court SB 1 Ruling Illinois Supreme Court strikes down pension reform law.  On Friday, May 8, the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously reaffirmed a lower circuit court…

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
Rep. Wheeler: House Democrats do an “End Run” around the Budget Process

SPRINGFIELD – Today Illinois House Democrats forced a series of partisan votes on a multi-billion dollar spending bill aimed at undermining the budget process. Bypassing the established bipartisan appropriations committees,…

Friday, May 1st, 2015
Week In Review: May 1

Budget – FY15 – Social Services Restored ·         Revenue estimate up; $26 million in State grants to be restored.  The State of Illinois has faced continuous challenges in “keeping the…

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Rep. Wheeler supports Governor’s action to restore $26 million is social service/public health grants

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) issued the following statement today after Governor Bruce Rauner announced plans to restore $26 million in state funding for social service and public…

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
Rep. Keith Wheeler Honors the USS Illinois and it’s Extraordinary Crew
Friday, April 24th, 2015
Wheeler Establishes Legislative Group Representing Small Business Community

SPRINGFIELD – Small business now has a stronger voice in Springfield, thanks to State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, and State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, who recently formed the Small Business Owners Caucus…

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Wheeler passes bill to review state regulations on small business; rallies job creators on Employer Action Day

SPRINGFIELD – Taking aim at costly and burdensome overregulation of small business, the Illinois House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bipartisan bill introduced and sponsored by State Rep. Keith…

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
House adopts resolution to honor late Kendall County Board member Jessie Hafenrichter

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution on Tuesday mourning the death of former Kendall County Board member Jessie Hafenrichter, who passed away in late February….

Sunday, April 12th, 2015
Tornado Recovery Information – Donations Needed

KIRKLAND – The Kirkland Fire Department has been and will continue to be the drop off center for ALL donations for the folks effected by Thursday’s tornado. Due to the…

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Wheeler presents resolution to crew of U.S.S. Illinois

CHICAGO – At a special ceremony celebrating the commissioning of the U.S.S. Illinois attended by U.S. Senator Mark Kirk, Governor Bruce Rauner and other dignitaries Wednesday at Navy Pier, State…