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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Skillicorn Races to Rescue Furry Friends

Earlier this month, State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) donned his fire proof race gear and strapped into a racecar to raise awareness about pet rescue and adoption. Skillicorn drove…


Friday, May 5, 2017
Deadline to Pass Full-Year, Balanced Budget Looms

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Friday, May 5, 2017
Selling the JRTC a win-win for Illinois taxpayers and Chicago schools

Governor Bruce Rauner announced today that Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno and House Minority Leader Jim Durkin have filed legislation that will direct all future property tax receipts from the…


Thursday, May 4, 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 4, 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 3, 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 2, 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 1, 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 1, 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 28, 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…