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Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Rep. Chesney rebukes Democrats for apology tour amid spike in crime

Rep. Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) spoke during debate on the House Floor today in support of the men and women of law enforcement and rebuked Democrats for their political amnesia as…


Thursday, March 31, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: A reflection on our law enforcement heroes as we mark 100th anniversary of the Illinois State Police

The men and women of law enforcement do more to serve our local communities and our state than I have space to list here. From assisting motorists with disabled vehicles…


Friday, March 18, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: Madigan indictment illustrates immediate need for ethics reform

Public trust in Illinois state government is at an all-time low following the recent indictment of former House Speaker Mike Madigan on 22 counts of federal racketeering charges that detail…


Thursday, March 3, 2022
Chesney: Remove honors for disgraced Madigan

State Representative Andrew Chesney has filed HB 5718, legislation requiring the state to remove the name and likeness of the disgraced Michael J. Madigan from the Capitol building and other…


Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Chesney calls out Democrats complicit role in hiding Madigan’s corruption

State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) was one of the three original petitioners to begin the process of investigating the corruption of House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, a move which eventually…


Friday, February 25, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: Undoing damage from Safe-T Act begins with repeal as Democrats feel heat at front doors

Last January, Illinois Democrats passed the Safe-T Act during the final hours of the lame-duck session of the last General Assembly, in one of the final acts of Speaker Michael…


Thursday, February 17, 2022
VIDEO: Chesney calls out Democrats’ hypocrisy on masks before being removed from House Floor

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Chesney calls his removal from House Floor all part of Democrats’ hypocrisy

State Representative Andrew Chesney, was one of nine State Representatives removed from the Illinois House floor on Thursday afternoon over non-compliance with a mask mandate which multiple experts say is…


Friday, February 11, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: As science shifts, Pritzker stands his ground for unchecked power

As the science shifts on masking and mask mandates, Governor JB Pritzker is stubbornly and sadly sticking to his voracious appetite for unchecked power at all costs. Late last week,…


Friday, January 28, 2022
Chesney Guest Column: Faked hate crimes should be prosecuted harshly, like real hate crimes

According to the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ), a hate crime is a “crime motivated by bias against race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability….