Tuesday, May 16, 2023
FY23 Revenue Numbers Revised Sharply Downward

The revision came in the monthly report that is required by law to be presented by the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) to the Legislative Budget Oversight Commission….

Monday, May 15, 2023
Republicans Push Back On Ballooning Costs of Free Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants, Democrats Shut Republicans Out of Budget Talks

The Medicaid-style health benefits program for undocumented immigrants now costs $1.1 billion, which is $880 million more than had been previously projected by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family…

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Rep. Weber Presents Proposals to Fix DCFS

At the beginning of the 103rd General Assembly, House Republican Leader McCombie Tony McCombie (R-Savana) established several working groups within the House Republican Caucus to develop legislation for the priorities…

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Visitors in Springfield this Week

I enjoyed meeting with Illinois Realtors members in Springfield this week, including my good friend and District 64 resident Michael Lescher. I even got a picture with Miss Illinois! Thank…

Monday, April 24, 2023
Governor Continues Wall Street Borrowing

Illinois is selling $2.45 billion in general obligation (GO) bonds in an environment of rising global interest rates. The bonds are being sold in four batches, sized as $1.1 billion,…

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
New Laws for 2021

Three new state laws go into effect January 1, 2021. HB 2708Amends the Missing Persons Identification Act to require law enforcement to report relevant information and DNA data about missing…

Monday, December 14, 2020
The Weber Wire: Blood Drive, BIG Grants & More

Season of Giving Virtual Blood Drive. All December long, I am partnering with Vitalant to sponsor a “Season of Giving Virtual Blood Drive.” Rather than a single day event, anyone…

Friday, November 6, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Tom Weber

First, I want to thank the people of the 64th District for their continued support. It is a distinct honor and privilege to serve as your legislative voice and I’m…

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
COVID-19 ALERT: Heightened Mitigations Coming to Lake and McHenry Counties on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Today Governor Pritzker announced that heightened mitigation strategies will take effect in Lake and McHenry Counties (IL Region 9) on Saturday, Oct. 31. During the mitigation period, which will last…

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Tom Weber

COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations Hitting Nearby Counties on Friday As you may have heard, heightened COVID-19 mitigations are taking effect in Southern Illinois’ Region 5 on Thursday, and in suburban Kane…