Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Coronavirus: frequently asked questions

As part of a continuing coordinated response to coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Pritzker has issued a disaster proclamation to allow Illinois to access additional federal resources. The proclamation formalizes emergency procedures…

Monday, March 9, 2020
The Weber Wire: AJ Freund Act, State Budget & More

Filing the AJ Freund Act to reform DCFS. During a press conference at the Capitol, I was joined by colleagues Terri Bryant and Joe Sosnowski to present several pieces of…

Friday, March 6, 2020
March is Women’s History Month

Chemist and physicist Leona Woods, a daughter of Illinois, is one of the women whose work helped create victory in World War II.  As part of her graduate work, she…

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Rep. Weber Files Taxpayer Protection Act

State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) has filed legislation, dubbed the Taxpayer Protection Act, to provide relief to struggling homeowners being forced out of their homes by Illinois’ crushing property…

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Preventative Action to Limit Spread of Coronavirus

From the Illinois Department of Public Health: The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with local, state, and federal health partners to take all preventative steps available to…

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sign the petition: Urge Gov. Pritzker to not hold school funding hostage to his tax hike

In his annual budget address this year, Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed withholding $150 million of state funds for local K-12 schools unless voters approve his income tax hike in the November elections….

Monday, February 24, 2020
How to File a Witness Slip

As bills move through the legislative process, citizens have an opportunity to express support or opposition to a piece of legislation as it moves through the committee process when it…

Friday, February 21, 2020
House Republicans Denounce Pritzker Decision to Tie School Funding to Graduated Income Tax Approval

Following his February 19 budget address, House Republicans denounced Governor JB Pritzker’s decision to place passage of his graduated income tax proposal ahead of a commitment to fully fund education, health care…

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Video – Rep. Weber on Budget: Wrong to Hold Ed. Funding Hostage

Following Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Address, State Rep. Tom Weber lauded the commitment to address DCFS problems, but expressed serious concerns about the Governor’s suggestion to hold education funding hostage without…

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Weber: Gov.’s Budget Proposal Lacks Necessary Reforms

Today, Governor JB Pritzker gave his Budget Address to a joint session of the 101st General Assembly. State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) released the following statement in response: “Illinois…