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Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Skillicorn to Host Special Presentation

State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is hosting a special event on our local environment Saturday, May 20 at the Randall Oaks Recreation Center in West Dundee from 9 a.m….

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
IL Not-for-Profit Offers Refurbished Computers to Schools Across Illinois

An Illinois based not-for-profit, the Computer Banc, is an organization that takes donated computers and refurbishes them for low income families, schools, veterans and others in need of digital technology….

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Push to build third airport continues

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced this week that six firms have responded to their request for information on who would be interested in developing an airfield in southeastern…

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
WalletHub declares Illinois 16th of 50 states for leisure-time opportunities

The “fun state” gauge used aggregated data on the availability of options for entertainment, nightlife, restaurants, and other leisure-time activities, adjusted for population. Tourism-oriented states such as Nevada (ranked #1…

Monday, May 1st, 2017
Skillicorn Pushes TIF Reform and Transparency for Taxpayers

Last week, State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) joined with colleagues in the Illinois House of Representatives to pass legislation to reform tax increment financing districts, better known as TIF’s….

Monday, May 1st, 2017
First Lady Diana Rauner launches Illinois Family Connects program

The new program aims to create home-visiting opportunities for newborn babies and their families. The first support visits implemented by the pilot program will be carried out by the Stephenson County Health…

Friday, April 28th, 2017
Madigan’s “lifeline” budget would cover less than one-third of human service needs

The analysis, by the nonpartisan Civic Federation’s Institute for Fiscal Sustainability, contained severe criticism of HB 109. The emergency appropriations bill, pushed through the House earlier this spring session on a partisan…

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Skillicorn Says Balanced Budget Needed to Provide Education Certainty

Despite K-12 education funding being spared much of the turmoil caused by the lack of a full-year, balanced state budget, many school districts have been feeling the crunch due to…

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
Skillicorn Says “Stopgap” is Another Madigan Political Maneuver

In response to a late move to pass another stopgap in lieu of passing a comprehensive balanced budget, State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) called it another political maneuver by…

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
Reminder: Skillicorn to Host Town Hall on April 8th

State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is inviting constituents to join him for a town hall meeting at his office in Crystal Lake on Saturday, April 8. The event will…