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Friday, August 7, 2015
Week In Review: August 7

General Assembly Pay Freeze ·         House Republicans unanimously co-sponsor bill to block pay increase for FY16; General Assembly approves measure. The automatic 2% “cost of living” pay increase was scheduled…


Friday, July 31, 2015
Week In Review: July 31

General Assembly Pay ·         House Republicans vote for bill to deny pay increase for selves in FY16. The measure, HB 576, amends State law to block implementation of the automatic…


Saturday, July 25, 2015
Rep. Wheeler updates constituents at coffee in Campton Hills

Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) and Rep. Bob Pritchard (R-Sycamore) held a coffee for constituents in Campton Hills on Saturday to discuss state issues of interest and concern to local families…


Friday, July 24, 2015
Week In Review: July 24

FY16 Budget Crisis ·         Budget stalemate continues in Springfield. As the State of Illinois entered the fourth week of the new fiscal year without a balanced budget in place, the…


Thursday, July 23, 2015
KC Chronicle: New same-day registration, voting rules could cost Kane County $2M

By KATIE KULL kkull @shawmedia.com GENEVA– Kane County could face nearly $2 million in additional costs because of an extension of the grace-period registration for voters bill. Signed by then-Gov. Pat…


Friday, July 17, 2015
Rep. Wheeler, Rep. Pritchard to host Coffee in Campton Hills

Campton Hills, IL…. State Representatives Bob Pritchard (R-Sycamore) and Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) are hosting a coffee and conversation at 10:00am on Saturday, July 25 in Campton Hills. They will discuss…


Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Guest View: The cruelty of saying yes

By STATE REPS. STEVE ANDERSSON, KEITH WHEELER, MARK BATINICK and GRANT WEHRLI Your TVs, mailboxes and newspapers have been bombarded recently with information about the ongoing state budget stalemate in…


Friday, July 10, 2015
Week In Review: July 10

FY16 Budget Crisis ·         Democrats continue push for unbalanced, unconstitutional budget.  As the State of Illinois entered the second week of its fiscal year without a balanced budget in place,…


Thursday, July 2, 2015
Week In Review: July 2

FY16 Budget Crisis ·         Governor Rauner, Republicans fight to prevent Illinois government shutdown.  Without a budget in place for the new Fiscal Year 2016 (which began on July 1), there…


Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Rep. Wheeler’s poker run bill heads to Governor’s desk

·         Poker run bill gets approval by both houses of General Assembly.  HB 3538, introduced and sponsored by Rep. Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) will help to smooth the licensing approval process for…