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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Chesney encourages local businesses utilize SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance program

State Representative Andrew Chesney is encouraging small business owners to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance from the U.S. Small Business Administration of up to $10,000. This advance will…


Thursday, March 26, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: COVID-19 pandemic reminds us to be a “vessel of good deeds” to our neighbors

Facing a global threat from the COVID-19 virus, I have spent a lot of time thinking about the concept of fear over the past two weeks.  Humans fear for many…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
Chesney providing COVID-19 updates on website

State Representative Andrew Chesney is letting constituents know that he is providing updates on his website twice daily regarding State and Federal government actions to combat the COVID-19 global pandemic….


Friday, March 13, 2020
Chesney’s Weekly Roundup- week ending March 14, 2020

PUBLIC HEALTH Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation.  JB Pritzker, Governor of the State of Illinois, in the interest of aiding the people of Illinois and the local governments responsible for ensuring…


Friday, March 13, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Sheriffs Stand Up for Citizen Safety, Against “P.C. Progressives”

While seemingly not “politically correct” anymore to place safety of American Citizens before inconveniences of convicted criminals here illegally, I am thankful our local Sheriffs David Snyders and Brian VanVickle…


Friday, March 13, 2020
Chesney Talks with Tri-County Christian School 8th Grade Class

Rep. Andrew Chesney spoke with 8th Grade Students at Tri-County Christian School in Freeport this week about the Illinois General Assembly, state issues, and how a bill becomes a law.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Chesney hosted at Meet & Greet in Pecatonica on March 10

State Representative Andrew Chesney was hosted for a Meet & Greet/ Informal Town Hall Meeting in Pecatonica on March 10 at the invitation of Mayor Bill Smull and the Village…


Friday, March 6, 2020
Chesney’s Weekly Roundup- week ending March 7, 2020

TAXES House Republicans Call for Action, Introduce Property Tax Reform Package.  Illinois State Representatives Dan Brady, Deanne Mazzochi, Joe Sosnowski and Dan Ugaste announced new legislative proposals to provide property…


Friday, March 6, 2020
Chesney to host Meet & Greet in Pecatonica on March 10

State Representative Andrew Chesney will host a Meet & Greet for local residents and elected officials in Pecatonica on Tuesday, March 10. The legislative Meet & Greet will occur on…


Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Chesney Supports Banning Red Light Cameras

Calling them but a “tool in the toolbox of those corrupting local governments in Illinois,” State Representative Andrew Chesney joined a bipartisan majority in the Illinois House on February 26…