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Thursday, July 30, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Public Official A and his Democrat Supermajority killed my Ethics Reform Bills

Northern District US Attorney, John Lausch, recently announced a US District Court filing which disclosed a deferred prosecution agreement for corporate bribery involving a “high-level official” he named as Public…


Monday, July 20, 2020
Chesney calls on Madigan to Resign

State Representative Andrew Chesney called on Speaker Michael Madigan to “resign from the General Assembly or be removed.” In the wake of ongoing federal investigations surrounding state and municipal governments…


Friday, July 17, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Bipartisan Agreement Puts more money into Northwest Illinois Hospitals

Illinois hospitals serve a critically important role in Northwest Illinois communities.  Not only is healthcare delivery one of the largest industries representing thousands of jobs in our region, they are…


Thursday, July 16, 2020
Chesney attends White House Event on Rollback of Regulations Helping All Americans

State Representative Andrew Chesney received a very special invitation recently.  The second term legislator from Northwest Illinois was invited by President Donald Trump’s White House Social Office to a special…


Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Seeking your feedback about Phase 4 for Businesses

As the State of Illinois, as one unit and not regionally, moved into Phase 4 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois Plan, businesses across Illinois are working towards reopening but still…


Friday, June 26, 2020
Chesney’s Weekly Roundup: June 26, 2020

COVID-19 All Regions of Illinois Move to Phase 4 on June 26.  All four Restore Illinois health regions have met the IDPH health benchmarks to advance into Phase 4. Metrics…


Thursday, June 18, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: While many Fairs are Cancelled, Contributions of Young People in Agriculture Recognized

With news this past week of the Illinois State Fairs being cancelled this year due to coronavirus, along with many other county fairs, livestock shows and 4-H fairs, it is…


Friday, June 12, 2020
Chesney’s Weekly Roundup: June 12, 2020

COVID-19 Continued progress towards “Phase 4” reopening.  Phase 4 of the State’s “Restore Illinois” plan will allow the limited reopening of restaurants and bars.  Schools and universities will be allowed…


Friday, June 12, 2020
Chesney joins dozens of legislators urging Pritzker to Re-Open Illinois

Today, 23 members of the House Republican caucus sent a letter to the Governor urging him to reconsider the timeline he alone established in his Restore Illinois plan. Every day…


Friday, June 5, 2020
Rep. Andrew Chesney & Sheriff David Snyders Guest Column: Focus taken off victims in Progressives’ Soft on Crime Policies

“The continued victimization is not just an insult to my family, but to all victims of crimes in Illinois,” said Bob Peters, Jr., who bears the namesake of his father,…