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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Empower Illinois 2020-2021 Scholarship Availability Opens

Empower Illinois is a statewide Scholarship Granting Organization created in 2017 to serve Illinois children through the state’s Invest in Kids tax credit scholarship program. The scholarships provide parents a…


Friday, January 10, 2020
Meaningful, Substantive Property Tax Relief in Illinois is Critical

Illinoisans pay the second highest property taxes in the nation, yet the Property Tax Relief Task Force draft report written by Democratic lawmakers wants to increase the sales tax without…


Thursday, January 9, 2020
Poll: Unfunded Mandates

Do you support a reduction in unfunded mandates for school districts as a method for reducing school district costs and lowering property taxes for taxpayers? Click Here to answer. (Facebook…


Tuesday, December 17, 2019
New Year, New Laws – new state laws to know in 2020

On January 1, more than 200 new laws, or updates to existing laws, will go into effect in Illinois. Among them are laws that provide additional protections for victims of…


Monday, December 9, 2019
December Toy Drive

Tis the season to help those less fortunate! State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) is partnering with the Lake County Treasurer’s Office and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office to collect…


Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The Weber Wire: Ethics Reform, Happy Thanksgiving & More

Better ethics reforms not given a vote. As Illinois was again rocked by the news that another state official was being investigated on corruption charges when the veto session began…


Monday, November 25, 2019
Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving

A very Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours! I hope everyone is able to enjoy the opportunity Thanksgiving provides for us all to be thankful for our blessings and…


Saturday, November 23, 2019
Illinois State Police Looking for Cadet Applicants

The Illinois State Police are looking for qualified applicants to join their ranks in Cadet Class #132. Applicants should submit required support documentation prior to January 31, 2020. Candidates whose…


Friday, November 22, 2019
Ethics Survey 2019

Illinois continues to be ranked one of the most corrupt states in the country and Chicago is the most corrupt city in the nation, but Democrats in state government continue…


Friday, November 15, 2019
Weber Bemoans Litany of Better Ethics Reforms Not Given a Vote

As Illinois has been swarmed left and right by public corruption scandals at all levels of government, the General Assembly moved to pass legislation to reform the state’s lax ethics…