Wednesday, November 8, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Urges Vote on Invest in Kids Permanency: “Let’s Get This Done”

Rep. Ugaste spoke on the House floor in support of voting to make the Invest in Kids program permanent in Illinois. This program provides a 75% tax credit for individuals…

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Fights to Protect Jobs for People with Developmental Disabilities

Rep. Ugaste spoke on House Bill 793, legislation that would put jobs and social services for people with developmental disabilities at risk. He spoke up to detail the consequences of…

Thursday, May 18, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Speaks Against Rushed Legislation That Would Threaten Illinois Jobs

Rep. Ugaste spoke on HB 219, legislation that would allow for additional damages with no caps. This large and consequential bill was drafted so it does not apply to the…

Thursday, April 27, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Speaks on Republican Plan for Real Pretrial Fairness in Illinois

Rep. Ugaste spoke with the House Truth in Public Safety (TIPS) working group on reinstating cash bail in Illinois and balancing the rights of the accused with the rights of…

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Calls for Reforms to Bring Jobs to Illinois and Keep Them in Illinois

Rep. Ugaste speaks at a Capitol press conference encouraging his colleagues to cultivate a beneficial environment for job creators and families in Illinois that promotes growth. Ugaste calls on fellow…

Thursday, February 16, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Pushes for Structural Fiscal Reforms Following FY24 Budget Address

Rep. Ugaste responded to Governor Pritzker’s State of the State and FY24 Budget Address by highlighting Illinois’ need for long-term, structural reforms for sustainable economic relief.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Leads Reigniting Illinois’ Strong Economy (RISE) Working Group

Rep. Ugaste emphasized how the state needs to apply its strengths and sustainable reforms to improve Illinois and make it a place where families and jobs can stay for the…

Thursday, February 2, 2023
VIDEO: Rep. Ugaste Demands Appropriate Notice for Witnesses in House Hearings During Rules Debate

Rep. Ugaste questioned House Democratic leadership if, in the new Rules package passed by House Democrats, witnesses would be given any notice to appear in-person for committee hearings. He argued…

Thursday, October 28, 2021
VIDEO: Ugaste Opposes Changes to Health Care Right of Conscience Act

State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Ugaste) stood opposed to changes being made to the the Health Care Right of Conscience Act during the debate of the bill in the Illinois House…

Friday, September 10, 2021
Ugaste Opposes Energy Proposal

After a vote taken yesterday in the Illinois House on a bill labeled as an “Energy Bill” but which really had more to do with jobs and the environment, House…