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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…


Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Chesney Continues Visits with Local Officials in Jo Daviess County

Following the end of the regular Spring Session of the Illinois General Assembly on June 1st, State Representative Andrew Chesney began a series of visits with Northwest Illinois local government…


Thursday, June 10, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: Nothing good ever happens after midnight

You’d be hard-pressed to find a coach of any sport who will not echo the sentiment, “nothing good ever happens after midnight.” Doing anything in the wee hours of the…


Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Chesney Visits Municipal Officials in Stockton & Lena

Following the end of the regular Spring Session of the Illinois General Assembly on June 1st, State Representative Andrew Chesney began a series of visits with Northwest Illinois municipal officials…


Friday, June 4, 2021
Rep. Andrew Chesney launches 3rd Annual Summer Reading Club Program

State Representative Andrew Chesney announced the official launch of his Third Annual Summer Reading Club Program for 1st-5th (or going into 6th) grade students who live within the 89th Legislative…


Friday, May 28, 2021
Rep. Andrew Chesney characterizes sex-ed bill for schoolchildren as “perversion”

State Representative Andrew Chesney characterized legislation passed on the Friday evening of Memorial Day Weekend as “perversion” for aiming to eliminate the option of “abstinence-only” education in Illinois by mandating…


Thursday, May 27, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: “every tax dollar should, at least, be ethically spent”

As a conservative in a progressive blue state like Illinois, I understood when I sought public office that I would be frustrated often. While it often feels like we are…


Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Chesney: “we have a trust problem in this State” (VIDEO)

“I am so proud to be the party of working class people. So proud. We argue for things like property tax relief, we argue for things like fee reductions. We…


Friday, May 21, 2021
Chesney Vociferously Opposes Bill to put Menstruation Products in Schoolboys’ Bathrooms

State Representative Andrew Chesney spoke out vociferously in opposition to legislation being pushed by Democrat Representative Barbara Hernandez to put feminine hygiene/ menstruation products in schoolboys’ bathrooms for grade ranges…