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Friday, May 24, 2024
Treasurer’s Office Seeks Help to Return Purple Heart Medals

The State of Illinois is currently holding on to 12 Purple Heart medals through the unclaimed property program. The Treasurer’s Office is seeking the public’s help to return these medals…


Friday, May 24, 2024
Judge Halts Democrats’ Election Law Changes

Here’s what you should know about the preliminary injunction against Democrats’ elections bill. Illinois judge halts new state elections law. What you need to know (lincolncourier.com)


Friday, May 24, 2024
Rep. Ugaste: Protesters Do Not Have the Right to Break the Law (Video)

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Please Be Safe and Patient When Traveling on Memorial Day Weekend

AAA predicts nearly 2.1 million Illinois residents will be traveling at least 50 miles this Memorial Day weekend. If you’ll be out on the roadways or heading to the airports…


Thursday, May 23, 2024
Budget Talks Stall; Republicans Again Left Out of Process

It looks like Democrats may blow past their self-imposed budget deadline again this year. Republicans have once again been cut out of the process. We have to work together if…


Thursday, May 23, 2024
Temporary Injunction Issued on Democrats’ Election Law Change

A judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking Democrats’ mid-cycle elections law passed earlier this month.  Illinois judge temporarily blocks hastily passed election law that favored Democrats in November (yahoo.com)


Monday, May 20, 2024
Rep. Ugaste, Sen. DeWitte Host Successful Mobile DMV Event

My office, along with Senator DeWitte’s office, held a successful Mobile DMV event last Friday in Elburn.  We had a schedule filled with residents who came out for help with…


Thursday, May 16, 2024
Rep. Ugaste, Sen. DeWitte Host Successful I-Cash Event in Elgin

Thank you to all who attended our successful I-Cash Event at Edgewater by Del Webb in Elgin yesterday, and thank you to the staff at Edgewater by Del Webb as…


Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Rep. Ugaste Delivers Remarks on RISE Working Group Bills, Economy (Video)

Reps. Dan Ugaste and Blaine Wilhour hosted a press conference today in Springfield, with Rep. Ugaste delivering remarks on the Reigniting Illinois’ Strong Economy (RISE) Working Group’s bills and the…


Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony

Today we paid tribute to the Illinois firefighters who have given their lives in the line of duty at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony in Springfield. May their bravery and…