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Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) addressed two bills on the Senate floor back on June 2.
House Rep. Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst) said because the rates in the graduated income tax proposal aren't fixed, everyone will eventually pay more taxes.
House Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) asked House members to vote no on a constitutional amendment that would change the income tax structure in Illinois from a flat tax to a graduated tax.
House Rep. Amy Grant (R-Wheaton) does not believe that switching from a flat tax system to a graduated system will make Illinois' disastrous fiscal situation any better.
Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-North Aurora) opposed a bill that would allow college and university research assistants to join teaching assistants and have access to collective bargaining.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Burr Ridge) says that tax increases are not necessary to achieve a balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2020.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Burr Ridge) said at a press conference last Wednesday that there was no reason to raise taxes for the Fiscal Year 2020 in order to balance the budget.
Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) spoke in opposition of a bill that opens up funding to more individuals for college.
A bill sponsored by Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) unanimously passed the Illinois House of Representatives on Friday.
Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) disagreed with a bill that changes how third-party driver's education instructors are evaluated by public school systems.
The Illinois Family Institute is partnering with several other pro-life organizations to hold the Pro-life Rally and Lobby Day Wednesday at the state capitol.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Burr Ridge) stood in support of a bill that will change the legal age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 in Illinois.
Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-North Aurora) expressed his opposition on the Senate floor Thursday to a bill that removes local government power from collective bargaining.
Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) called a proposed graduated income tax hike "intellectually lazy" during a press conference on Wednesday.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. EPA are at odds regarding the shutdown of portions of Sterigenics in Willowbrook.
Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) spoke out in opposition to a bill that would raise the minimum wage in Illinois on Wednesday during a House Labor and Commerce Committee hearing.
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifoweit (D-Aurora) introduced a bill created to drive business for hydroponics on Feb. 1 to the House of Representatives.
While he supports minimum-wage-increase legislation, State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) does not agree with a recent bill that would increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
DuPage Township Supervisor Bill Mayer resigned during a meeting Jan. 15 amid reports of corruption.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) spoke out in opposition about a possible gas tax increase that would cause Illinois to have the highest gas tax in the nation at a press conference Tuesday.