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Thursday, September 22, 2022
Mobile Office Hours in October

Rep. Andrew Chesney is hosting mobile office hours in October to to provide constituents with additional opportunities to ask questions about office state issues, voice concerns, and meet their State…


Thursday, September 29, 2022
A Legacy of Shame: Another Illinois Democrat Indicted for Corruption

If you missed the news, Illinois’ reputation for political corruption has been sadly reinforced yet again. State Senator Emil Jones III, a Chicago Democrat, was indicted on September 20 on…


Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Chesney presents grant to Scales Mound High School Trap Team

On Monday, State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) presented a check for $1,000 to the Scales Mound High School Trap Team on behalf of the Illinois Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus. “The Scales…


Thursday, September 15, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: Crime to Run Rampant if SAFE-T Act Not Repealed

Keeping people safe is one of the basic responsibilities of government. Tragically, under a new law set to go into effect on January 1 here in Illinois, criminals including violent…


Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Chesney recognized for commitment to Illinois makers, economy

State Rep. Andrew Chesney honored with the 2022 Champion of Small and Mid-Sized Manufacturers Award.


Thursday, September 1, 2022
Stewart and Chesney celebrate reading achievements of students

State Senator Brian Stewart and State Representative Andrew Chesney celebrated the reading achievements of 136 students August 27 at a recognition ceremony for participants of their 2022 Summer Reading Club…


Thursday, September 1, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: Restoring Trust in Illinois Government

Illinois residents deserve a state government that is ethical, honest and accountable. If you are skeptical about this being a realistic goal after decades of high-profile corruption in Illinois, you…


Monday, August 29, 2022
A Resource for Residents

Rep. Andrew Chesney is hosting mobile office hours in September to to provide constituents with additional opportunities to ask questions about office state issues, voice concerns, and meet their State…


Monday, August 22, 2022
Free access to Chicago-area museums

Representative Andrew Chesney wants to help families in the 89th District take advantage of the world-class museums and educational institutions in the Chicagoland area. Constituents have until December 31 to…


Thursday, August 18, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: Overcoming Political Divisions in Illinois on anniversary of Lincoln-Douglas Freeport debate

August 27 marks the anniversary of the historic debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held in Freeport in 1858. Douglas, a Democrat and a powerful U.S. Senator, was challenged…