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Monday, September 23, 2019
Chesney Reminds about Flag Honors Alerts

Rep. Andrew Chesney is reminding any person or entity covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act they can sign up for e-mail alerts to know when to fly the flag of the…


Friday, September 20, 2019
Chesney’s Weekly Roundup- week ending Sept. 21, 2019

JOBS Amazon agrees to buy 100,000 electric vans from Rivian Automotive.  Although Rivian is a startup firm, its Central Illinois plant is experienced at motor vehicle assembly.  The Normal plant…


Friday, September 20, 2019
Chesney Commemorates National POW/MIA Recognition Day

The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were…


Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Rep. Chesney donates pay raise he opposed to local organizations

State Representative Andrew Chesney refused to accept the $1,628 pay raise given to lawmakers this year by donating $1,628 to local organizations serving Northwest Illinois. “Lawmakers do not deserve a…


Monday, September 16, 2019
Week in Review for week ending Sept. 14, 2019

CHICAGO Uber Freight to place 2,000 jobs in historic Old Main Post Office.  The Downtown Chicago office building, under renovation after many decades as Chicago’s main post office, will be…


Thursday, September 12, 2019
Chesney Guest Column: Consumer Protections for Seniors Championed

In my last column, I wrote about how priorities matter with limited time the General Assembly is in Session.  One of the ways I sought to “practice what I preach”…


Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Chesney to Host Pizza & Politics Event in Mt. Morris

State Representative Andrew Chesney announced he, along with Mt. Morris Village President Dan Elsasser, Mt. Morris Village Clerk Paula Diehl and area residents Rob & Karen Urish, will be hosting…


Friday, September 6, 2019
Week in Review for week ending Sept. 7, 2019

9/11 9/11 memorial events to be held throughout Illinois.  The events will honor the lives of those lost on 9/11/01 and the firefighters, police officers, and other first responders who…


Thursday, August 29, 2019
Guest Column: Priorities Matter with Limited Time

Priorities matter.  How we spend our time is a statement of those priorities.  Unfortunately, time is limited in our lives and in the government bodies influencing our lives and livelihoods. …


Monday, August 26, 2019
Chesney-backed Bill to Expand Coverage of Mammogram Screenings Signed by Governor

State Representative Andrew Chesney lauded legislation signed by the Governor on Monday to expand coverage of mammograms in Illinois. “Mammograms quite simply save lives,” said Chesney.  “I was honored to…