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Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: Despite partisan rancor during Veto Session, Chesney discusses bipartisan legislation enacted since August

The second week of Veto Session was marred with partisan rancor over issues which the Democrats swung the pendulum, again, too far to the left due to overzealousness to their…


Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Chesney to host Pet Rescue Fair with Friends Forever Humane Society

Just in time for the holiday season, State Representative Andrew Chesney will be hosting a Pet Rescue Fair with Friends Forever Humane Society.  The event will allow area residents to…


Thursday, October 28, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: Democrats abort their relationship with Illinois families

To say the Democrats “have taken Illinois families for granted in the past” is the understatement of the year. But now, they have openly declared war on families. Taxpayer funding…


Thursday, October 28, 2021
Democrats send legislation to Pritzker to coverup abortions from parents

Illinois Democrats sent legislation to Governor JB Pritzker to, “coverup abortions from parents of minor children,” announced State Representative Andrew Chesney on Wednesday in commenting on the repeal of the…


Thursday, October 21, 2021
Chesney discusses legislative efforts opposing Pritzker’s Executive overreaches

Over the past 18 months, Rep. Chesney and other state legislators have been inundated with e-mails and calls from frustrated parents, job creators, concerned community members and local elected officials…


Thursday, October 14, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: Government reform proposals are olive branch toward bipartisanship

It seems that politicians often forget that the money they are spending comes from you, the hardworking families of Illinois. The process by which legislators negotiate how to spend finite…


Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Chesney says Democrats giving criminals second tries rather than second chances

State Representative Andrew Chesney didn’t waste any time, along with his Republican counterparts, in panning action taken by Illinois House Democrats in making appointments to the Public Safety & Violence…


Friday, October 1, 2021
Rep. Chesney, Mayor Hoffman & Police Chief Schelling to host Prescription Drug Drop-Off Event in Durand on November 13

State Representative Andrew Chesney, Durand Mayor Sheila Hoffman and Durand Police Chief Jeff Schelling will be hosting a Prescription Drug Drop-Off event in Durand on Saturday, November 13 from 9:00am-11:00am….


Tuesday, September 28, 2021
150-year-strong Wurster Family Farm visited by Rep. Andrew Chesney

Celebrating the 150-year sesquicentennial of the Wurster Family Farm in Elizabeth, Illinois, State Representative Andrew Chesney recognized the years of hard work and dedication by the Wurster Family in serving…


Friday, September 17, 2021
Chesney Guest Column: Puppy Mill Purveyors Furious for Focus on Rescue Pets

Purveyors of puppy mill pets have come unhinged. They are in full “freak-out” mode, furious about Illinois’ new policy focus favoring rescue pets. Many in our region may have seen…