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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
VIDEO: Rep. Wehrli Calls Pritzker Budget “Full of Gimmicks and Veiled Threats”

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Rep. Wehrli Responds to Pritzker Budget Address

On Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker presented a recommended Fiscal Year 2021 budget that increases state operating expenses by $2.2 billion. After listening to the Governor’s speech, State Representative Grant Wehrli…


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
State Rep. Grant Wehrli Champions Bill to Reverse 555% Fee Hike for Small Trailer License Plates

State Representative Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) is championing legislation this year to reverse a recent 555% increase in license plate fees for some small trailers that took the plate fee from…


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Grant Wehrli

Wehrli Files Comprehensive Legislative Agenda for 2020 Members of the House and Senate had to file their substantive bills for 2020 prior to the bill filing deadline of Friday, February…


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
As Illinois Celebrates Lincoln’s Birthday, Rep. Wehrli Recommends a Visit to the Presidential Library & Museum

On Wednesday we celebrate President Abraham Lincoln’s 211th birthday. “Honest Abe” was the 16th President of the United States, and served from March of 1861 until his assassination in April…


Monday, February 10, 2020
VIDEO: 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 7, 2020
Representatives Wehrli and Windhorst Discuss Ethics Reform on “Have All Voted Who Wish”

This week State Representatives Grant Wehrli and Patrick Windhorst sat down to discuss the critical need for ethics reform in Illinois. Wehrli and Windhorst both serve on the bipartisan and…


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
ABC7 Takes Aim at IL Corruption in “Crooked Illinois”

An investigative report aired by ABC7’s Chuck Goudie this week highlighted the state’s history of elected officials who have been charged and convicted of public profiteering over the last two…


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Guest Column: New Year Provides New Opportunities for Ethics Reform

The column below was published in the Chicago Daily Herald on February 4, 2020. With the start of the 2020 legislative session, the House of Representatives has a real opportunity…


Monday, February 3, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Grant Wehrli

Wehrli Joins House Republican Leaders to Outline GOP Agenda for 2020 On January 28, the first day of the 2020 legislative session, I joined House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western…