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Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Illinois Free Fishing Days This Weekend

Illinois Free Fishing Days are almost here! The 2024 Illinois Free Fishing Days celebration will take place June 14 – 17, coinciding with Father’s Day weekend. During this four-day celebration…


Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Rep. Ugaste Joins ‘Have All Voted Who Wish’ Podcast

House Republicans introduced numerous packages of legislation during the 103rd General Assembly aimed at reforming policies that are driving job creators out of the state and threatening the prosperity of…


Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Former Madigan Chief of Staff Begins Prison Sentence

Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s longtime chief of staff, Tim Mapes, has begun his prison sentence. Tim Mapes, ex-chief of staff for former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, reports…


Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Governor Signs Bills That Include More Tax Increases

Illinoisans already pay the highest effective tax rates in the nation and Democrats continue to ask for more. We must make Illinois a more affordable place to live, learn, and…


Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Bipartisan Legislation Helps Meals on Wheels Program

Bipartisan legislation passed last month helps home-delivered meal providers, like Meals on Wheels, continue to provide nutritious meals to Illinois seniors and those in need at lower costs. The Caucus…


Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day

Did you know that Illinois is the 2nd highest corn-producing state in the nation? Celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day and support Illinois farmers today by enjoying locally-grown corn! 


Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Kids Fair in Geneva a Huge Success!

Thank you to everyone who participated and came out to our Outside Kids Fair last Saturday at Chapelstreet Church in Geneva. Rep. Keicher and I enjoyed meeting and interacting with…


Monday, June 10, 2024
News From State Representative Dan Ugaste – June 10, 2024

BUDGET Pritzker signs largest budget in state history; $53.1 billion spending plan includes tax hikes, politician pay raises and a billion dollars for non-citizens.  On Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker signed…


Monday, June 10, 2024
House Democrats Break Their Own Rules to Pass Tax Hikes

The Democratic supermajority broke their own House Rules during the final hours of session when they allowed lawmakers to vote three times on one piece of legislation to raise taxes….


Sunday, June 9, 2024
Free Fishing Days Start June 14

Illinois Free Fishing Days start next Friday, June 14, and run through the Father’s Day weekend! 🎣 Illinois Free Fishing Days take place in June – NBC Chicago