Tryon Moves Conservation District Tax Hike Bill Out of Committee

On a 9-1 vote, McHenry County State Rep. Mike Tryon has moved Senate Bill 3341, the bill to allow the McHenry County Conservation District to borrow money without a referendum, from the House Revenue Committee. That will, of course, lead … Continue reading

League of Women Voters Schedules Debates – First Tuesday for State Rep. Candidates

There are two debates scheduled on the McHenry County League of Women Voters web site. Looking at campaign contributions for State Rep. Barb Wheeler, shows that she received $15,000 from Chicago-based Stand for Children IL PAC on September 15th. She … Continue reading

Quinn Signs Enhanced Order of Protection Bill Sponsored by Wheeler & Althoff

A press release from Governor Pat Quinn: Governor Quinn Signs Law to Protect Survivors of Domestic Violence “Diane’s Law” Expands Monitoring of Domestic Abusers Released on Bail CHICAGO – Governor Quinn today signed legislation to protect survivors of domestic violence. … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Seeks Congressional Medal of Honor for Native American WW II Hero

A press release from State Rep. Barb Wheeler: Wheeler Requests National Recognition for Fox Lake Hero Fox Lake, IL… State Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) is calling on President Barack Obama and Congress to recognize a local hero from Fox Lake. … Continue reading

State Chairman Addresses McHenry County Republicans

Tim Schneider, the new Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party revved up the troops, Tuesday night at the Woodstock VFW. Stan Bond, the State Central Committeeman from the 14th Congressional District (Randy Hultgren’s) and Brian Colgan, Peter Roskam’s 6th District Committeeman … Continue reading