Tuesday, June 4, 2024
FY 2025 Budget Includes Pay Raises, Tax Hikes, and Record-Breaking Spending

The Fiscal Year 2025 budget is a whopping $2.6 billion more than last year’s enacted budget and includes pay raises for politicians and a staggering $1 billion for non-citizens. Moreover,…

Monday, June 3, 2024
Illinois Workers are at a Disadvantage

In order to provide the best opportunities for Illinoisans, we have to make our state a destination for job creators and innovators. High taxes and burdensome regulations only drive residents…

Monday, June 3, 2024
News From State Representative Dan Ugaste – June 3, 2024

BUDGET Democrats pass largest budget in state history; vote for tax hikes, politician pay raises and a billion dollars for non-citizens.  In the early morning hours Wednesday, Democrats in the…

Monday, June 3, 2024
CPR and AED Awareness Week

CPR and AED Awareness Week remind us how many lives can be saved if more adults learn how to perform CPR and use an AED. Every second counts when it…

Monday, June 3, 2024
Rep. Ugaste: We Need Opportunity, Not New Taxes and Programs (Video)

Friday, May 31, 2024
Rep. Ugaste: Republicans’ Good Ideas Continue to be Ignored by Democrats (Video)

We should be working together in the House to advance good legislation to benefit all Illinoisans. Instead, Republicans with good ideas for the budget continue to be ignored by Democrats.

Thursday, May 30, 2024
Rep. Ugaste: HB 4582 Takes Away Taxpayer Rights For Referendums on New School Buildings (Video)

Thursday, May 30, 2024
SNAP Benefits Stolen

During a recent six-month span, more than $4.5 million was stolen from Illinois’ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Here’s what you need to know. Stolen SNAP benefits top $4.5M…

Thursday, May 30, 2024
Budget Includes Tax Hikes and Pay Raises for Politicians

Democrats’ $53.1 billion budget includes tax hikes, pay raises for politicians, and a billion dollars for non-citizens. This spending plan does not reflect the needs of the people we represent….

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Chaos Ensues as Democrats Pass Questionable Tax Increases

Springfield, IL – Early in the morning on Wednesday May 29, the Democrats did what they do best, passing nearly a billion dollars in tax increases on Illinois citizens while…