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Thursday, February 22, 2024
Rep. McLaughlin Reflects on the State of the State

SPRINGFIELD… State Representative Martin McLaughlin (R-Barrington Hills) released the following statement after the Governor’s State of the State address. Rep. McLaughlin said, “Today, as the Governor presented his flowery forecast of…


Friday, February 9, 2024
Made in Illinois Grant program

Applications for the Made in Illinois Grant program are open now until March 31 for eligible Illinois manufacturers.  https://www.wthitv.com/news/illinois-allocates-1-million-for-made-in-illinois-grant-program/article_cb06948f-cdda-54ce-b912-99094b26b06d.html


Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Happy Birthday, President Reagan!

On this day in 1911, Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in the great state of Illinois where he learned the standards and values that would guide him throughout his life….


Thursday, December 21, 2023
ILLINOIS POPULATION DROPS FOR 10TH YEAR IN A ROW DURING 2023

Illinois will continue to lose residents unless we make major policy changes. If we make our state more affordable, more business-friendly, and a safe place to call home, we can…


Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Illinois must Enact Real Fiscal Responsibility

Democrats should have heeded the warning to budget carefully before creating more long-term state programs with temporary funds. Now that those funds are predictably running out, we will all be…


Friday, December 15, 2023
Bill of Rights Day

On December 15th, 1791, the United States of America ratified the Bill of Rights, which included the first 10 amendments in the U.S. Constitution. These amendments are the bedrock of…


Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Happy birthday to the U.S. National Guard!

Happy birthday to the U.S. National Guard! Established in 1636, the National Guard is the oldest military organization in the United States. Thank you to all of the men and women…


Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Professional Licensing Update

Professional licensing delays have caused unnecessary stress for our residents, and in some cases could have cost them their jobs. Last month, we passed legislation to address these delays and modernize professional…


Thursday, December 7, 2023
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Today on Pearl Harbor Day, we honor those Americans who were lost, recognize the survivors, and reflect on the impact of that date which will live in infamy. We remember…


Thursday, December 7, 2023
Coffee and Conservation with Senator Dan McConchie

Many thanks to owners Ralph and Klaudivsz from Garden on Main in Algonquin for hosting our Coffee and Conservation with Senator Dan McConchie this morning. We had an overflow turnout…