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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
News from State Representative Dan Ugaste

This past week was eventful in Springfield, with the Governor unveiling his new tax proposal to legislation moving through committees in the House of Representatives.  Here is a recap of…


Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Meet and Greet with State Rep. Dan Ugaste

State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) is hosting a meet and greet event in his district for area constituents to attend. The event will be held on Monday, March 11th at…


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
More Taxing, More Borrowing, More Spending Ahead for Illinois in 2019 Budget

SPRINGFIELD—Governor JB Pritzker addressed the Illinois General Assembly today, outlining his budget plan for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.   State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) responded to the Governor’s Budget Address…


Tuesday, February 19, 2019
News from State Representative Dan Ugaste

Minimum Wage Last week in Springfield, the bill to increase the minimum wage rate in Illinois was debated and passed in the House of Representatives.  The bill, Senate Bill 1,…


Saturday, February 16, 2019
Ugaste: Aurora Shooting Statement

GENEVA—State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) released the following statement in reaction to the shooting that took place in Aurora, which is just outside the legislative district he represents. News broke…


Friday, February 15, 2019
Ugaste Wary of Statewide Minimum Wage Hike

SPRINGFIELD . . .The House of Representatives recently voted to increase the minimum wage rate from $8.25 an hour to $15 an hour.  The bill, SB1, would gradually enact the…


Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Ugaste Named to Five House Committees

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) was appointed to five House committees, which he will serve on for the 101st General Assembly. These committees will be tasked with reviewing important legislation…


Monday, February 4, 2019
Ugaste Favors Transparency, Fairness for House Rules

GENEVA — The House Rules were adopted last week in one of the first legislative actions of the House of Representatives in the 101st General Assembly.  The Rules, HR59, were…


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Ugaste Supports Private Sector Examination of State Agencies to Identify Cost Savings in Government

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) stood alongside colleagues in the House of Representatives this morning urging lawmakers to authorize a private sector “deep dive” into state agency spending so that…


Friday, January 25, 2019
News from State Representative Dan Ugaste

My name is Dan Ugaste, and I am your State Representative for the 65th District.  As your elected official, it is my job to represent your voice in Springfield in…