News

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, December 11, 2020
Petition: Reject Madigan’s Tax Increase

Last month voters resoundingly rejected Governor JB Pritzker’s referendum for an overarching Democratic tax increase. Just a little over 30 days later, Mike Madigan ignored the will of the voters by promising House Democrats…


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….