News

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Wehrli Reacts to Decision to Return to Springfield

House Republicans have been asking for weeks that the General Assembly reconvene so our voices can be part of the COVID-19 response discussion. Today we finally received word that we’re…


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Rep. Wehrli, House Republicans to File Legislation Leveling Business Playing Field during COVID-19 Crisis

Assistant Minority Leader Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville), and a group of House Republicans are finalizing legislation that will support small businesses that are at risk of permanent financial ruin due to…


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
DuPage County to Offer Small Business Relief Grants

In an effort to assist small businesses and independent contractors impacted by COVID-19, DuPage County, in cooperation with Choose DuPage, is providing grants to assist with employee retention payroll costs,…


Friday, May 8, 2020
Legislative News from State Rep. Grant Wehrli

Yesterday the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), which handles unemployment claims for the state, reported that more than one million Illinoisans have lost their jobs since March 1. It’s…


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Suburban CDL Facility Reopens to Assist Commercial Truck Drivers

The Secretary of State’s office has opened three Commercial Drivers License (CDL) facilities to meet the overwhelming demand being placed on commercial and agricultural enterprises engaged in delivering and producing…


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Grant Wehrli

On May 1, a modified stay home order took effect in Illinois. While changes to the April order have brought some relief for some businesses, the modifications did not go…


Monday, May 4, 2020
Rep. Wehrli Offers Tips for Operating Businesses under the May 1 Executive Order

Executive Order 2020-32 took effect on May 1, and the new order includes many changes from the order that was in place in April. Information about to the changes can…


Monday, May 4, 2020
Positively Naperville: What will our “New Normal” Look Like?

The following editorial was published in Positively Naperville on May1: Everyone is asking when things will get back to normal in Illinois. We’re tired of the isolation in our homes…


Friday, April 24, 2020
Legislative News from Rep. Grant Wehrli

COVID-19 and the associated Stay Home Orders, have created a crisis like nothing we’ve ever seen or experienced in Illinois. This economic hardship is devastating businesses across the state, and…


Thursday, April 23, 2020
Rep. Grant Wehrli Responds to Extension of Stay Home Order through May 30

Today Governor JB Pritzker announced the extension of the Stay Home Order for Illinoisans through May 30. Along with the continuation of the Order, the Governor announced some modest changes…