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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Rep. Wheeler: ‘Giving Tuesday’ supports community needs

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, its time for ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ and ‪#‎ILGive‬. #ILGive is a statewide, non-partisan movement to support nonprofit communities in Illinois by increasing individual…


Friday, November 20, 2015
Week In Review: November 20

FY16 Budget ·         Leaders’ budget meeting with Governor moved to December 1.  The face-to-face meeting is scheduled to bring together Governor Bruce Rauner and the leaders of the four General…


Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Rep. Wheeler visits Blackberry Creek Elementary School

Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) visited with students at Blackberry Creek Elementary School in Elburn today, describing the role of a State Representative and emphasizing the importance of education and reading. The…


Thursday, November 12, 2015
Rep. Wheeler joins AT&T to present “Investing in Illinois” Awards to Countryside, Kendall County Food Pantries

Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) joins AT&T’s John Quinn in presenting a $1,000 “Investing in Illinois” Award to Countryside Food Pantry in Elburn, represented by coordinator Rita Burnham. Rep. Keith Wheeler…


Friday, November 6, 2015
Week In Review: November 6

FY16 budget – CGFA ·         General Assembly watchdogs chart continued budget picture.  The nonpartisan Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (CGFA), the in-house budget agency of the Illinois General Assembly,…


Friday, October 30, 2015
Week In Review: October 30

FY16 Budget Governor Rauner to chair public meeting with legislative leaders on Nov. 18.  The meeting is expected to examine the delayed FY16 budget process.  Although the FY16 fiscal year…


Monday, October 26, 2015
Young Hearts for Life screening at OEHS

Teenagers commonly feel as though they are invincible. As parents, we certainly know that is not the case. In February of this year, a 13 year old student collapsed and…


Monday, October 19, 2015
Sen. Oberweis, Rep. Wheeler to host Medicare Seminar Oct. 22

State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) and State Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) are teaming up with AARP to host a free Medicare Part D Seminar for local senior citizens at…


Friday, October 16, 2015
Week In Review: October 16

James R. Thompson Center ·         Governor Rauner asks cash-strapped state to consider selling or leasing Chicago office building.  The governor pointed out that ongoing and deferred maintenance costs of the…


Friday, October 9, 2015
Week In Review: October 9

FY16 Budget ·         Legislature’s budget commission reports continued shortfall in State revenues.  A report for September 2015, compiled by the nonpartisan Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (CGFA), shows that…