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Tuesday, March 3, 2020
House Republicans Call for Action, Introduce Property Tax Reform Package

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Representatives Dan Brady (R-Normal), Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst), Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) and Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) announced new legislative proposals to provide property tax relief to struggling homeowners…


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Ugaste Reacts to Annual Budget Address

SPRINGFIELD—Today Governor JB Pritzker gave his annual budget address to the General Assembly.  State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) released the following statement in response: “With the massive debt that our…


Monday, February 10, 2020
Ugaste’s Legislative Agenda Focused on Property Tax Relief

SPRINGFIELD—In an effort to reduce property taxes in Illinois, State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) has filed six bills to provide necessary property tax relief for Illinois taxpayers and businesses.  Rep….


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Ugaste Responds to Pritzker’s State of the State Address

SPRINGFIELD—Today Governor JB Pritzker presented his annual State of the State address to the General Assembly.  State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) released the following statement in response: “Today the Governor…


Thursday, January 9, 2020
Ugaste Gives Statement on Report of Disturbing Misconduct

GENEVA—WBEZ released an article on a former Springfield lobbyist and close friend of Michael Madigan referring to the use of ghost workers and a rape cover-up. In light of the…


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Ugaste Demands Greater Reform for Property Tax Relief

CHICAGO—State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) stood alongside his House Republican colleagues today to demand further action on the legislature’s property tax reform efforts.  The Property Tax Relief Task Force was…


Wednesday, December 18, 2019
News from State Representative Dan Ugaste

BUDGET Fitch Ratings issues watch report on Illinois’ fiscal stability.  The credit rating agency identified Illinois as one of three states that should be closely scrutinized by debt investors in…


Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Pension Consolidation Bill Signed into Law

CHICAGO—Today Governor JB Pritzker signed a pension reform bill into law.  The legislation, SB1300, will consolidate Illinois’ 649 downstate and suburban police and fire pension funds to increase investment returns…


Thursday, November 21, 2019
SURVEY: Illinois Ethics

State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) is encouraging constituents to take a short 5 question survey on ethics. As federal corruption investigations continue to entangle multiple layers of Illinois government, Rep….


Thursday, November 21, 2019
News from State Representative Dan Ugaste

Legislative Session has concluded for the year in the General Assembly.  In this newsletter are topics that were discussed during last week’s veto session, including ethics reform.  I am disappointed…