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Friday, May 10, 2019
Guest Column: Progressive Tax Proponents Hinge Arguments on Taxpayers Trusting Chicago Democrats

There’s just no getting around it—progressive tax proponents hinge their arguments on taxpayers trusting Chicago Democrats. Under the proposed Constitutional Amendment involving the Progressive Income Tax, rates are not set…


Monday, May 6, 2019
Graduated Income Tax Town Hall Meeting to be held in Morrison

State Representatives Tony McCombie and Andrew Chesney along with Sen Neil Anderson announced that they will be holding a Graduated Income Tax Town Hall Meeting in Morrison the morning of…


Saturday, May 4, 2019
Week in Review for week ending 5/4/19

TAXES Senate Democrats Advance Massive Tax Increase.  On Wednesday, May 1st, Illinois Senate Democrats passed a graduated tax package out of the Senate that would increase taxes by more than…


Friday, April 26, 2019
Week in Review for week ending 4/27/19

TAXES House Republicans continue pushback against Pritzker tax hike.  The graduated income tax proposed by Governor JB Pritzker would enable future governors of Illinois and Illinois General Assemblies to enact…


Thursday, April 25, 2019
Guest Column: Public Demanding a Government that Represents their Priorities & Values

On April 16, I held my first “Politics & Pizza” event in Stockton at Main Street Parties & Events.  Over 40 citizens attended to hear about what is going on…


Friday, April 12, 2019
Rep. Chesney Pushes Bill to Protect Species and Landowners

State Representative Andrew Chesney worked closely with the Illinois Farm Bureau to sponsor legislation that would help protect species so they don’t become endangered by eliminating unnecessary permit requirements for…


Friday, April 12, 2019
Week in Review for week ending 4/13/19

TAXES Democrats advance tax hike in state Senate.  Language to amend the state Constitution and enable a $3.4-billion tax hike on middle-income families and businesses was approved by Democratic state…


Friday, April 12, 2019
Guest Column: Focus on Driving to Protect Roadways

It was my somber and sincere duty to attend the funeral of State Trooper Brooke Jones-Story on Wednesday, April 3. The life of Trooper Jones-Story was celebrated by her family,…


Thursday, April 11, 2019
Chesney Greets Court Clerks

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Chesney Greets Students from Highland Community College for Student Advocacy Day