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Monday, July 15th, 2019
Chesney Legislation about Deer Disease Signed by Governor

Legislation filed by State Representative Andrew Chesney was signed by the Governor on Friday to increase the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ (IDNR) transparency in the management of the Chronic…

Thursday, July 11th, 2019
Chesney to host Pizza & Politics Event in East Dubuque

State Representative Andrew Chesney announced he, along with East Dubuque Mayor Kirk VanOstrand, will be hosting a casual “Pizza & Politics” event in East Dubuque the evening of Tuesday, July…

Thursday, June 20th, 2019
Guest Column: Despite Challenging Session, Some Wins for Conservation

Without a doubt, and without question, this Spring’s legislative Session in the Illinois General Assembly was a challenging one for members of the Super-Minority. Proud to honor commitments I had…

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation to make Illinois, “Abortion Destination”

Making good on a promise made on the campaign trail, Governor JB Pritzker signed Senate Bill 25 on Wednesday, enacting one of the “most extreme and far-reaching abortion rights expansions…

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Chesney: “Budget Short on Reforms, Fat on Wasteful Spending”

State Representative Andrew Chesney voted NO on a package of bills which enacted a State Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 while doubling the state’s motor fuel tax as well as…

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Chesney Votes to Protect 2nd Amendment Rights

Opposes Bill to Collect Bio-Metric Data of 25% of Residents State Representative Andrew Chesney voted to protect 2nd Amendment Rights by opposing Senate Bill 1966, an omnibus bill requiring Firearm…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Removing All Rights for the Unborn is Next “Priority” Addressed by House Democrats

The day after passing a Constitutional Amendment aimed at raising $3.4 billion in new taxes, Illinois House Democrats next prioritized removing all Constitutional rights from the unborn as their next…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
With Huge Memorial Day Sales Pitch, Illinois Democrats Pass Progressive Tax Blowout

With a huge Memorial Day sales pitch, Illinois Democrats passed a progressive tax blowout along partisan lines, with no Republicans supporting their tax-and-spend scheme pushed forward while most Illinoisans enjoyed…

Friday, May 24th, 2019
Chesney Opposes Legislation to Extend Voting Rights to Non-Citizens in Illinois

State Representative Andrew Chesney spoke out against a proposal passed in the Illinois House on Friday to extend voting rights to non-citizen student trustees in Illinois. “By the sponsor’s own…

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Chesney Passes Resolution to name Overpass in Honor of Trooper Brooke Jones-Story

State Representative Andrew Chesney passed House Joint Resolution 58 on Thursday to name the Springfield Road overpass on US Route 20 in Stephenson County in honor of late Trooper Brooke…