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Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Northwest Illinois Values on display at Junior Livestock Fair

I talk a lot with constituents in our district about “Northwest Illinois Values.”  Often, when I use this term, I get questions. In society these days, whenever anyone tries to…

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
Chesney Guest Column: Record Spending Doesn’t Fix Root Causes

With the increased motor fuel tax taking effect July 1, many citizens in Illinois are experiencing the first impacts to their household budgets as a result of Governor Pritzker’s progressive…

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
New Laws that took effect July 1

Four New Laws Taking Effect on July 1 July 1 marks the first day of the state’s new fiscal year, and in addition to the budget that will govern spending…

Friday, June 7th, 2019
Chesney Guest Column: Pritzker & Progressives Turn Illinois “Sharply Leftward”

As I reflect on the end of my first Spring Session in the Illinois House, I can’t help but observe the sharp leftward turn Illinois has taken under the leadership…

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Rep. Andrew Chesney launches Summer Reading Club Program

State Representative Andrew Chesney announced the official launch of his First Annual Summer Reading Club Program for 1-5 grade students who live within the 89th Legislative District.  The program is…

Friday, May 10th, 2019
Guest Column: Progressive Tax Proponents Hinge Arguments on Taxpayers Trusting Chicago Democrats

There’s just no getting around it—progressive tax proponents hinge their arguments on taxpayers trusting Chicago Democrats. Under the proposed Constitutional Amendment involving the Progressive Income Tax, rates are not set…

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Chesney Greets Court Clerks
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Chesney Greets Students from Highland Community College for Student Advocacy Day
Friday, March 29th, 2019
Chesney Guest Column: Standing Up Against Extreme Abortion Bills

Before I get into the important topic mentioned in the headline, I would be remised to not take a few minutes to thank our local officials and emergency responders for…

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
IL Gun Owner’s Lobby Day in Springfield

Great to celebrate Illinois Gun Owner’s Lobby Day on March 287, 2019 at the State Capitol. Thank you for coming to Springfield and standing up for our constitutional rights!