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Thursday, July 22, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: Nostalgic American Fun as County Fair Season hits the Heartland

I LOVE a good County Fair! Nothing screams Summer in the Heartland more than this nostalgic American pastime. Northwest Illinois values will again be on full display through the tractor…


Thursday, July 22, 2021
Chesney Presents House Resolution to retired Lena Village President Denny Bergman

State Representative Andrew Chesney presented recently retired Lena Village President Denny Bergman with House Resolution 228, a resolution passed by the Illinois House honoring Bergman’s public service, on Wednesday, July…


Monday, July 19, 2021
Chesney gives legislative update to Pearl City officials

Continuing a series of summer outreach visits with local officials, State Representative Andrew Chesney met with local elected officials in Pearl City on July 15. “It was so gratifying to…


Friday, July 9, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: American excellence abounds, even as American pride contracts among young adults

A recent poll conducted by Issues & Insights and Tippinsights found that 64% of young people age 18-24 are NOT proud to be an American. Young adults (18-24) were the…


Thursday, July 8, 2021
Chesney Visits with local officials in Stephenson County this week

Continuing a series of summer outreach visits with local officials, State Representative Andrew Chesney met with local officials this week including providing a legislative update at the Orangeville Village Board…


Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Chesney Opposes Scheme by Academia to Stifle Voices On-Campus

Professors may be exempted from Vaccine Proof Policy this Fall State Representative Andrew Chesney filed House Bill 4106 with the Illinois House Clerk’s Office on Monday morning in reaction to…


Thursday, June 24, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: Legislators turn in sloppy homework while asking for extra credit; leave town for Summer Vacation

While Alice Cooper’s School’s Out may not have been blaring on the steps of the State Capitol in the wee hours of the morning of June 1, Democrat legislators still…


Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Chesney sponsors Midnight Rule to prevent legislative hijinks

State Representative Andrew Chesney filed House Bill 4103 with the Illinois House Clerk’s Office on Wednesday morning to prevent future legislating by the Illinois General Assembly between the hours of…


Thursday, June 17, 2021
Chesney Opposes “Anti-Gun” Amendments to House Bill 562

State Representative Andrew Chesney voted NO, and urged his colleagues to do the same, on an anti-gun bill sent the Illinois House for consideration during a special session on June…


Thursday, June 17, 2021
Chesney Checks-In with Local Businesses & Non-Profits

State Representative Andrew Chesney continued his outreach to area businesses and non-profits last week with a tour of Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa in Galena as well as Freeport Pregnancy…