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Thursday, December 10, 2020
BIG Grants Application Deadline Upcoming December 15, 2020

The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is informing small businesses and communities that the application period for the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program will close at 5pm on…


Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Update: Illinois Plans for Vaccine Distribution

The state is readying distribution plans for the long awaited COVID-19 vaccine. Of Illinois’ initial allocation of 109,000 dosages, 20% will go to Chicago with the remainder designated for the…


Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Pop-Up Market Saturday, December 12

In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, Lake County Board Member Judy Martini and other Lake County partners, State Representative Tom Weber is hosting a Pop-Up Market this Saturday…


Monday, December 7, 2020
Holiday Toy Drive

State Representative Tom Weber is partnering with fellow Lake County State Representatives and the Lake County Treasurer’s Office to spread good cheer this holiday season through a toy collection drive. Unwrapped gifts…


Thursday, December 3, 2020
Rep. Weber Sponsors Season of Giving Virtual Blood Drive; Give the Gift of Life This Year

State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) is partnering with Vitalant to sponsor a “Season of Giving Virtual Blood Drive” for the month of December. Rather than a single day event,…


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Rep. Weber Responds to Latest Indictments of Madigan Allies; Madigan Needs to Go

Following the U.S. Attorney’s announcement of indictments against Speaker Madigan’s allies including Mike McClain, Anne Pramaggiore, John Hooker and Jay Doherty, State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) released the following…


Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Rep. Weber: “It is imperative that legislators meet for veto session so we can have a voice in the next steps in the COVID-19 response”

On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Mike Madigan’s Chief of Staff announced that the fall veto session is canceled due to concerns over COVID-19 and proximity to the upcoming holidays….


Friday, November 6, 2020
Rep. Weber Promotes Free Virtual Job Fair for Veterans

Illinois workNet has partnered with the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to hold a statewide multi-employer Virtual Job Fair. The event is slated to take place over four days…


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…


Thursday, October 29, 2020
Lake and McHenry County legislators demand to see “science and data” that support closing restaurants

Restaurants across the state are being forced to shut down despite the lack of data showing that they are the culprit for the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, says a…