Monday, May 20th, 2019
Legislative Update: May 20, 2019

House Hearing Set for Graduated Income Tax Lawmakers return to the Capitol today (Monday) for the final 11 days of the spring legislative session. Beginning today, we are scheduled to…

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
Legislative Update: April 23, 2019

Environmental Town Hall a Success; Open Topics Town Hall Set for April 24 Thank you to everyone who came out last Saturday morning for my Environmental Town Hall Meeting at…

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Legislative Update: April 12, 2019

Rep. Wehrli’s “Double-Dipping” Bill Clears IL House This week I passed legislation that would provide taxpayers with some much-needed relief by addressing the practice of “double-dipping” of pension benefits by…

Monday, April 1st, 2019
Legislative Update: April 1, 2019

State Trooper Killed on Duty in Stephenson County; Second Trooper Killed Saturday Morning The death of Trooper Brooke Jones-Story on Thursday, March 28 occurred on U.S. Highway 20 near Freeport,…

Monday, March 11th, 2019
Legislative Update: March 11, 2019

Gov. Pritzker Proposes a $3.4 Billion Tax Hike on Illinois Families and Businesses Last Thursday, Governor JB Pritzker finally unveiled his plan for a graduated income tax in Illinois. Pritzker’s…

Monday, February 25th, 2019
Legislative Update: Feb. 25, 2019

Governor Pritzker’s Tax, Borrow & Spend Budget More of the Same From Failed Democrat Playbook Governor JB Pritzker delivered his first Budget and State of the State Address to a…

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Wehrli Responds to Budget Address that Relies on Not-Yet-Approved Legislative Initiatives and a Change to the IL Constitution

Governor JB Pritzker presented his budget address on Wednesday, and following the speech, State Representative Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) issued the following statement: “The Governor promised a truly balanced budget with…

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
Wehrli Champions Improved Ballot Transparency through Taxpayer Advocate and Empowerment Act

State Representative Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) has signed on as the primary Chief Co-Sponsor of legislation that would create a searchable database where Illinoisans could go to learn about every issue…

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Rep. Wehrli Responds to Passage of Minimum Wage Bill

On Thursday, members of the House of Representatives approved a minimum wage hike that business owners from across the state said will negatively impact their ability to stay in business….

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
VIDEO: Wehrli Objects to “Fast-Track” Approach to Passage of Minimum Wage Bill

In a party-line vote before the House Labor & Commerce Committee on Wednesday, House Democrats recommended approval of SB01, which seeks to increase the Illinois minimum wage to $15 per…

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