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Monday, April 13, 2020
Wheeler, Keicher Call for Immediate Remedies to Unemployment Failures at the Department of Employment Security

Assistant House Minority Leader Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, and State Representative Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, are calling on Governor JB Pritzker and state officials to rectify the failed unemployment system in Illinois…


Thursday, April 9, 2020
Emergency Rules filed for FOID and CCL renewals

The Illinois State Police have filed emergency rules to address renewals of Firearm Owner Identification and Concealed Carry Licenses during the COVID-19 pandemic:


Friday, March 27, 2020
What the CARES Act means to Illinoisans

Congress approved and the President has signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act  (CARES) today. The $2.2 trillion economic rescue package provides help for families, small business, hospitals, local…


Monday, March 23, 2020
Low-Interest Bridge Loans for Small Businesses on deck

Illinois small businesses can tap into $250 million in low-interest bridge loans as soon as this week to help push through the COVID-19 pandemic. The state treasurer’s office will make…


Wednesday, March 18, 2020
State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

The State of Illinois has launched a Coronavirus (COVID-19) response website, regularly updated with the latest news and resources for Illinois residents. There is a lot of information being shared…


Monday, March 16, 2020
Coronavirus Guidelines for America

Monday, March 2, 2020
High Demand for Invest in Kids Scholarships

The Invest in Kids program offers a 75% income tax credit to individual and businesses that donate part of their incomes to qualified scholarship granting organizations. Eligible qualified scholarship granting…


Monday, February 24, 2020
Sign the Petition! Urge Governor Pritzker to not hold school funding hostage to his tax hike

In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections….


Thursday, February 13, 2020
Rep. Wheeler files bill to allow expectant mothers in third trimester to use handicap designated parking spots

State Representative Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, has filed new legislation to allow expectant mothers in their third trimester to obtain a free placard for their vehicle valid for 90 days permitting…


Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Rep. Wheeler receives Mayor’s Award of Leadership

Thank you to Mayor Richard Irvin and the good people of Aurora for bestowing this honor upon me. I am truly proud to accept this award and thank you for…