Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Governor Set To Sign Largest Spending Plan in Illinois History

The Governor is set to sign Democrats’ $53.1 billion budget today, the largest spending plan in Illinois history. A reminder that this plan was passed in the middle of the…

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,…

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
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…

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
House Expected to Vote on Budget in Overnight Hours

The House is expected to take up the Democrats’ budget sometime tonight, likely during the overnight hours. This is the largest partisan spending plan in state history and includes pay…

Friday, February 23, 2024
Governor’s Proposed Budget Includes $1 Billion in New Taxes

Governor Pritzker’s Proposed FY 2025 budget for Illinois includes: We have to hold the Governor and the majority party accountable for bad budget practices. We will continue to fight for…

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Rep. Ugaste Issues Statement in Response to FY 2025 Budget Address

Springfield, IL – State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) issued a statement following Governor Pritzker’s Fiscal Year 2025 State Budget Address: “Today we heard from the Governor about the looming $775…