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Rep. Ugaste Filing Bill To Stiffen Penalties on Those Who Block Highways During Protests
April 15th, 2024
Rep. Ugaste: Illinois’ High Taxes are Stifling Economic Growth
March 12th, 2024
Rep. Ugaste: State Must Act in Providing More Funding for School Districts
February 27th, 2024
Rep. Ugaste Issues Statement in Response to FY 2025 Budget Address
February 22nd, 2024
Reps. Ugaste, Ozinga Announce Plan to Combat Opportunity Deserts and Provide Property Tax Relief
February 7th, 2024
Reps. Ugaste, Keicher Named to Warehouse Safety Standards Task Force
January 30th, 2024
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Blood Drive February 3 in Elgin
January 24th, 2024
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Holiday Gift Card Drive for U.S. Troops
November 13th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Urges Permanently Installing Invest in Kids in Illinois: “If We Don’t Remove the Sunset, We’re Taking Away These Kids’ Futures”
November 7th, 2023
Rep. Dan Ugaste: Here’s how to combat opportunity deserts in Illinois
October 25th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Public Safety Roundtable with Local Law Enforcement Officials to Protect Families
October 18th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Campton Hills Constituent Coffee
October 16th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Recognizes Everything Pedal for Small Business Spotlight
October 10th, 2023
Representative Ugaste & Senator DeWitte to Host Free Shred Event & Food Drive in Elgin
October 3rd, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Hosts South Elgin Constituent Coffee
September 22nd, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Outlines Goals of New Opportunity Caucus
September 21st, 2023
Ugaste Introduces Resolution for Yes or No Vote on Making Invest in Kids Program Permanent
September 20th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Joins House Colleagues in Introducing Opportunity Caucus to Change Course in Illinois: “Let’s Create a Cycle of Opportunity”
September 19th, 2023
Local Legislators Host First Responders Roundtable as No Cash Bail Implementation Looms
September 1st, 2023
Ugaste Responds to Guilty Verdict in Mapes Trial
August 24th, 2023
Ugaste Appointed to Illinois Works Review Panel
August 22nd, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Hosts South Elgin Prescription Drug Drop Off
August 4th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Responds to Auditor General Report of Unacceptable IDES Overpaying $5 Billion in Unemployment Funds – Including Fraud
July 27th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste & Senator DeWitte Host St. Charles District Office Grand Opening
July 26th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Reacts to SAFE-T Act Illinois Supreme Court Decision Ruling it Constitutional
July 18th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Summer Constituent Coffee this July
July 7th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Annual Outside Kid’s Fair
June 19th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Responds to Tragic Shooting in Geneva on Wednesday
June 15th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste on FY24 Budget Signed Into Law: “Illinoisans deserve better than this disgraceful budgetary circus”
June 7th, 2023
Reps. Ugaste and Keicher Earn CALA-IL’s Small Business Champion Award
June 1st, 2023
Ugaste Derides Unnecessary Spending in a Partisan Budget
May 27th, 2023
Senators DeWitte and Syverson, Representatives Keicher and Ugaste to Host Free Shred Event & Food Drive in Elburn
May 25th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Releases Statement on Batavia Shooting
May 24th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Launches Online Job Bulletin
May 24th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Reacts to Delayed Budget Process
May 19th, 2023
Ugaste Echoes Launch of Blue Collar Jobs Act Tax Credit Application
May 17th, 2023
Reps. Ugaste & Keicher Host Senior I-Cash Event in Geneva
May 15th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Provides Update on Needed Business & Litigation Reforms in Illinois
May 11th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Recognizes Small Business Week in Illinois & Encourages Nominations for 65th District Small Business Spotlight
May 8th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Urges Support for Firefighters on International Firefighters Day
May 4th, 2023
Ugaste Reacts to Conclusion of “ComEd Four” Trial
May 3rd, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Joins Public Safety Working Group to Urge for Real Pre-Trial Fairness
April 26th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Honors South Elgin Parks & Recreation Director in Springfield
April 19th, 2023
Ugaste Hosts “Leap into Spring” March Blood Drive
March 24th, 2023
Ugaste Joins Legislators in Press Conference Urging Business Reform in Illinois
March 15th, 2023
Ugaste Reacts to Governor’s FY24 Budget Address
February 15th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Wears Red for Women for American Heart Month
February 3rd, 2023
Ugaste 103rd General Assembly Committee Assignments Include Republican Spokesperson Role on Three Committees
February 1st, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Sworn in for 103rd General Assembly
January 11th, 2023
Ugaste Responds to Radical Lame Duck Gender Therapy & Surgery Coverage Legislation
January 6th, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Reacts to Illinois Supreme Court Order Staying End of Cash Bail
January 2nd, 2023
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Holiday Card Drive for Stateside & Abroad Troops
November 22nd, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Encourages Steps for Lung Health during Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November 1st, 2022
Sen. Don DeWitte and Rep. Dan Ugaste to Host Free Shred Event & Food Drive in Elgin
October 5th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Hosts Fall Blood Drive in Geneva
September 21st, 2022
Ugaste Calls Again for Ethics Reform Following Latest Indictment of State Legislator
September 21st, 2022
Local Legislators Host Emergency Responders Roundtable Discussion at Elgin Community College
September 1st, 2022
Reps. Keicher & Ugaste Host Prescription Drug Drop Offs in Hampshire & Campton Hills
August 30th, 2022
Rep. Wheeler and Rep. Ugaste to host Kids’ Outside Fair in Geneva
August 15th, 2022
Reps. Ugaste, Marron Urge Governor, Legislative Leaders to Call for Special Session to Pay Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Debt
July 12th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste & Senator DeWitte Host Mobile Secretary of State Event in South Elgin
July 6th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Responds to Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood v. Casey
June 24th, 2022
Ugaste Demands Hearings on Nearly $2 Billion in Fraudulent Payments from IDES
June 17th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste to Host South Elgin Free Prescription Drug Drop Off
June 17th, 2022
Representative Ugaste & Senator DeWitte to Host Mobile Office Hours in Huntley
May 31st, 2022
Rep. Ugaste & Senator DeWitte Host St. Charles Shred Event & Food Drive
May 6th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Hosts “Beauty of the Fox River Valley” 65th District Spring Photo Contest
April 21st, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Responds to Governor Signing Blatant Political Budget
April 20th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Responds to FY23 Budget/End of Session
April 11th, 2022
Ugaste-Backed Legislation to Protect Family Visitation in Nursing Homes during Disaster Proclamations
April 5th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Named Public Official of the Year by Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police
March 30th, 2022
Ugaste Denounces House Democrat Failure to Address Unemployment Insurance Debt and Stop the Clock on Penalties, Interest Payments
March 24th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Reacts to Former Speaker Madigan Indictment
March 2nd, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Responds to Appellate Court Dismissal of Governor Pritzker School Mask Mandate Appeal
February 18th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Joins Leader Durkin in Requesting Governor Make COVID-19 Plan for Reopening Public
February 9th, 2022
Rep. Ugaste Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address
February 2nd, 2022
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Springfield Democrats are acting like we’re still living in 2020
January 31st, 2022
Reps. Ugaste, Keicher and Senators DeWitte, Syverson Respond to Explosion at Hampshire Factory
January 22nd, 2022
Ugaste to Host January 22nd Blood Drive
January 14th, 2022
Ugaste to host Virtual Workshop: ACA Health Insurance Marketplace
October 29th, 2021
VIDEO: Ugaste Opposes Changes to Health Care Right of Conscience Act
October 28th, 2021
Ugaste to Host Job Fair with Geneva Chamber: October 29th
October 23rd, 2021
Ugaste Pushes for End to Unilateral, Emergency Rule
October 20th, 2021
Outside Children’s Safety Expo in Geneva: October 16th
October 4th, 2021
Representative Ugaste Reacts to Revised Map Signing
September 24th, 2021
Ugaste Opposes Energy Proposal
September 10th, 2021
August 17th, 2021
August 4th, 2021
Ugaste Responds to Pritzker Signing Gerrymander Maps
June 4th, 2021
Ugaste on End of Session, Budget
June 2nd, 2021
Ugaste Reacts to Late Night Map Release
May 22nd, 2021
VIDEO: Ugaste Pushes for Economic Recovery Amid Mess at IDES
May 21st, 2021
Save the Date: May 8th Shredding Event
April 27th, 2021
Ugaste Hosting Blood Drive on May 1st
April 21st, 2021
Ugaste Backs Measure to Prevent Forced Lawmaker Pay Raises
April 15th, 2021
House Republicans Unveil ‘Reimagine Illinois’ Platform
March 17th, 2021
A Second Tax Hike Attempt? Ugaste Stands Opposed
March 3rd, 2021
Ugaste Responds: Criminal Justice Reform Bill Signed into Law
February 22nd, 2021
Ugaste Named to Five House Committees
February 19th, 2021
Ugaste Reacts to Pritzker’s Annual Budget Address
February 17th, 2021
Ugaste: GOP Requests Ignored on House Rules
February 10th, 2021
Ugaste Responds to Push for Criminal Justice Reform Veto
January 29th, 2021
Ugaste to Host January 23rd Blood Drive
January 19th, 2021
Ugaste Notes Historic, Optimistic Start to 102 GA
January 15th, 2021
January 13th, 2021
January 6th, 2021
Ugaste Demands Changing of State Covid-19 Policy
December 23rd, 2020
Ugaste Urges Democrats to Join Call for Madigan’s Resignation
November 19th, 2020
Governor fails to provide data supporting mitigation rules, disregards original mitigation strategy
October 30th, 2020
Ugaste Endorses Decision to Request a House Investigation into Speaker’s Activities
September 3rd, 2020
Ugaste: Our government officials need to stop appeasing illegal behavior
August 14th, 2020
Ugaste Renews Call for Madigan to Resign
July 30th, 2020
House GOP Demands Governor Take Action to Fix Systemic Failures and Rampant Fraud at IDES
July 24th, 2020
Ugaste to Host July 31st Blood Drive
July 20th, 2020
Ugaste Legislation Requires Legislative Input in Emergency Response
May 26th, 2020
Ugaste Strongly Opposes Partisan Budget
May 23rd, 2020
Ugaste Opposes New IDPH Rule
May 19th, 2020
Ugaste Statement on Pritzker’s 5 Phase Plan
May 7th, 2020
Ugaste Calls for Legislature’s Involvement in Emergency Declarations
April 29th, 2020
Ugaste Urges Governor to Improve IDES’ Response
April 9th, 2020
Ugaste Proposes Review of Illinois Governor’s Current Disaster Proclamation
April 8th, 2020
Ugaste Launches ‘Neighbor to Neighbor’ Program to Help District 65 Residents
March 30th, 2020
Ugaste Joins #GiveBloodChallenge
March 16th, 2020
Ugaste Reacts to Annual Budget Address
February 19th, 2020
Ugaste’s Legislative Agenda Focused on Property Tax Relief
February 10th, 2020
Ugaste Responds to Pritzker’s State of the State Address
January 29th, 2020
Ugaste Gives Statement on Report of Disturbing Misconduct
January 9th, 2020
Ugaste Demands Greater Reform for Property Tax Relief
January 8th, 2020
Pension Consolidation Bill Signed into Law
December 18th, 2019
Ugaste Statement on Ethics Legislation
November 15th, 2019
Ugaste Supports Pension Reform Legislation
November 14th, 2019
Ugaste Supports Ethics Reform Efforts
November 12th, 2019
Ugaste Files Legislation to End Automatic Lawmaker Pay Increase
October 31st, 2019
Ugaste’s Fall Food Drive
October 16th, 2019
Ugaste to Host Paper Shredding and Food Drive Event
September 19th, 2019
Ugaste Named to Property Tax Relief Task Force
July 18th, 2019
Ugaste to Host Free Property Tax Seminar
July 11th, 2019
South Elgin Meet & Greet with Rep. Ugaste
June 12th, 2019
Free Paper Shredding Event June 29th
June 10th, 2019
Ugaste Comments on Conclusion of Legislative Session
June 2nd, 2019
Ugaste Advocates for More Research Before Cannabis Legalization
May 31st, 2019
Ugaste Responds to House Vote on Gun Control
May 29th, 2019
Ugaste Opposes Controversial Abortion Bill
May 29th, 2019
Ugaste Votes No on Tax Hike Proposal
May 27th, 2019
Ugaste Refuses to Sign Blank Check for Illinois Democrats
May 22nd, 2019
Summer Reading Program Now Open for District 65 Students
May 17th, 2019
Ugaste Supports Amendment Protecting Taxpayers
May 7th, 2019
Stop the Graduated Income Tax
May 2nd, 2019
Ugaste Sworn into Office to Represent Illinois’ 65th District
January 9th, 2019