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Thursday, April 30, 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 29, 2015
Rep. Keith Wheeler Honors the USS Illinois and it’s Extraordinary Crew

Friday, April 24, 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 17, 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 14, 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 12, 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 2, 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…


Tuesday, March 24, 2015
House adopts Emergency Budget: Rep. Wheeler votes to protect child care, funding for disabled, mental health

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House of Representatives voted 69-48 on Tuesday to approve an Emergency Budget Bill (HB 318) to close a $1.6 Billion funding shortfall for the current FY…


Thursday, March 12, 2015
Oberweis, Wheeler to host town hall meeting in Elburn

ELBURN – Local residents are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting March 23 in Elburn with State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) and State Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego). The…


Thursday, March 5, 2015
Support Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

By Keith R. Wheeler (R-Oswego) State Representative, 50th District I am participating in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois this Sunday, March 8 at Loon Lake in Yorkville. Ours…