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…

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Rep. Weber files AJ Freund Act to Reform DCFS

During a press conference at the Illinois State Capitol, State Representative Tom Weber presented the AJ Freund Act to reform the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Weber, House Republicans Call for DCFS Reform

During a press conference at the Illinois State Capitol, State Representatives Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa), Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) presented several pieces of legislation to reform the…

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
The Weber Wire: New Session, New Legislation & More

Pritzker delivers State of the State address. In an annual tradition, a joint session of the General Assembly listened to the State of the State address by Gov. Pritzker on…

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Weber Holds Meeting to Address Flooding Along Fox River and Chain O’Lakes

On February 7, State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) held a meeting of officials to address high water and flooding problems for communities along the waterway of the Fox River…

Monday, February 10, 2020
Advocacy Groups Sue State Police Over FOID Card Backlog

The lawsuit by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) and the Second Amendment Foundation was filed on Monday, February 3. Many gun owners have noticed that the State Police is getting slower…

Friday, February 7, 2020
Op-Ed: Property Tax Relief, Combating Corruption & DCFS Reform Vital this Spring

Over the past several weeks, my colleagues and I have been drafting new legislation and determining which legislation filed in 2019 we want to prioritize for the new session. The…