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Thursday, November 19, 2020
Rep. Chesney Urges Special Investigating Committee Reconvene on Michael J. Madigan

State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport), one of three petitioners to have filed a Special Investigating Committee Petition to investigate Michael J. Madigan in a process that has been utilized in…


Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Budget Cuts on Horizon Highlight Never-Balanced Budget

Voters’ rejection of the Tax Hike Amendment on November 3rd has brought into full focus the terribly unbalanced budget passed by the Democrat majority during the height of the pandemic…


Thursday, November 5, 2020
Progressive Income Tax Fails: Chesney Calls on Democrats to Finally Address Cost-Drivers

While Election results from Tuesday’s General Election will not be certified for several weeks, it certainly appears that voters have summarily rejected an effort backed by Governor JB Pritzker and…


Friday, October 23, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Illinois Democrats Distract from Disenfranchised Taxpayers

The way the citizens of Illinois have been inundated these days with paid advertising, you would almost be led to believe that Illinois Democrats have not had unfettered power over…


Thursday, October 8, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Pritzker’s Political Shutdown Rebutted by the Science and Data in Region 1

We are now well into Governor Pritzker’s latest shutdown of the Northwest Illinois economy, purportedly because of “science and data”, regardless of whether that science and data contradicts the mitigation…


Thursday, September 24, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: First full term in House comes with both accomplishments and unfinished work

With an Election around the corner and a Fall Veto Session scheduled to start in the Illinois House two weeks following Election Day, I recently found myself reviewing the unfinished…


Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Rep. Andrew Chesney Receives “Friend of Agriculture” Award from Illinois Farm Bureau

State Representative Andrew Chesney was among the Illinois Farm Bureau’s honorees for his 100% pro-agriculture voting record during his first full term in the Illinois House of Representatives. “I am…


Wednesday, September 16, 2020
“Don’t Turn Out the Friday Night Lights” Petition Initiated by Chesney

State Representative Andrew Chesney is urging Northwest Illinois residents upset about the Governor’s decision to delay Fall Sports to sign a petition on his legislative website to urge Governor Pritzker…


Thursday, September 10, 2020
Chesney Guest Column: Special Investigating Committee Demanded by Ethics Investigations encircling Speaker Michael J. Madigan

In what is the strongest action fellow legislators can initiate against a duly elected legislator, I joined House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and State Representative Ryan Spain as one of…


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Rep. Chesney files Petition to form Special Investigating Committee on Michael J. Madigan

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, House Republican Conference Chairman Ryan Spain and State Representative Andrew Chesney filed a Special Investigating Committee Petition to investigate Michael J. Madigan in a process…