McSweeney Says Senate “Grand Bargain” Is “Code Phrase for the Largest Tax Increase” in Illinois History

State Rep. David McSweeney is playing the role of Paul Revere. But, it’s not the British that’s coming; it’s the tax eaters. In an interview, McSweeney said, “The Senate’s ‘Grand Bargain’ is not dead.”‘Grand Bargain’ is a code phrase for … Continue reading

McSweeney, McConchie, McConnaughay Make Top Tier in American Conservative Union Rankings

The American Conservative Union has released its rankings for Illinois legislators. State Rep. David McSweeney and State Senators Dan McConchie and Karen McConnaughay made the 90% and above category: State Senator Pam Althoff and State Representatives Steve Andersson, Mike Tryon … Continue reading

McConchie Represents Governor at Paralympic Ceremony

A press release from State Senator Dan McConchie: Sen. McConchie presents Gubernatorial Proclamation to U of I Paralympic athletes and coaches Champaign, IL… On October 29, State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) presented a Gubernatorial Proclamation during the University of … Continue reading

Roskam, McConchie, McSweeney Headline Algonquin Republican Luncheon

6th District Congressman Peter Roskam was the highest Republican Party official to speak to the Algonquin Township Republican Party luncheon at D’Andrea’s Saturday. He did what I enjoy most from a congressman. He provided insight into what he does while … Continue reading

Trump Takes Cary-Grove High School Mock Election

Not only has Donald Trump and the rest of the Republicans down to State Representative achieved victory in the McHenry High School District Mock Election, but they have also done so at Cary-Grove High School. Results can be seen below: … Continue reading

McHenry County Pro-Life Victory Endorsements

The following endorsement mailing came from the Pro-Life Victory Committee, the political arm of Right to Life, McHenry County. Those endorsed in McHenry County follow: Donald Trump – President Peter Roskam – 6th District Congress Randy Hultgren – 14th District … Continue reading

Nancy Zettler Faces Off Against Allen Skillicorn at Jacobs HS

Someone else will have to tell readers what happened in the comment section, because I was at an Informed Choices banquet in Kildeer Thursday night. The crowd does not seem particularly robust. The two are running to replace retiring State … Continue reading

Tribune Endorsed McConchie & Althoff for State Senate

The Chicago Tribune rolled out endorsements for the Illinois State Senate today. In districts with representation in McHenry County, both Republican Dan McConchie and Pam Althoff got the nod. Here’s what was said about McConchie: 26th District: This northwest suburban … Continue reading

State Legislative Forums Tonight at MCC

The McHenry County League of Women Voters will host interchanges between legislative candidates for those running to replace Jack Franks and those running for State Senate in Pam Althoff’s and Dan McConchie’s districts at 7 tonight at McHenry County College. … Continue reading