Beginning January 1, 2019, Illinois will have 253 new laws. From gun-control to fighting human trafficking, these new laws cover a wide range of topics.
Illinois now has several new laws following the conclusion of the Fall Veto Session, where the General Assembly overrode measures vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. Other measures fell short of the 3/5 majority needed in both the Senate and House of Representatives to override the Governor’s vetoes.
Over 50 high schools students from across the 26th Senate District got a unique, hands-on learning experience about public policy, state government, and leadership during their experience at State Senator Dan McConchie’s (R-Hawthorn Woods) 3rd Annual Youth Advisory Council.
To show appreciation for veterans and their sacrifices, Sen. McConchie is joining the Illinois Senate Republican Caucus in teaming up with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs to showcase their legacy of service. They are encouraging everyone across the state to submit a photograph and written story of any veteran, which will be displayed on the Veterans Day “Wall of Honor” in the Capitol Rotunda from November 5 to November 16.
For his support of pro-business legislation, State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) received the “Champion of Free Enterprise” award from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) will continue to host “Coffee and Conversation” events throughout the month of September. McConchie encourages constituents, who may have missed one of these events in July or August, to stop by an upcoming event closest to them.
After months of deliberate study and conversations around the future of Illinois' higher education system, the Higher Education Working Group of the Illinois General Assembly has developed a series of impactful legislation aimed at strengthening Illinois' colleges and universities and making them more attractive and affordable for students across the state for many years to come.
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Monday, sponsored by State Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) and State Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield), giving motorists the option to register their vehicles for more than one year at a time.
Senator McConchie has issued a statement on allegations against State Representative Nick Sauer.
After wrapping up a series of “Coffee and Conversation” events in July, State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) announces his August series. McConchie invites all constituents to attend one of the events closest to them.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) will be hosting a series of Coffee and Conversations around the 26th District throughout the month of July. McConchie invites all constituents to attend one of the events closest to them.
The six-year Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Proposed Highway Improvement Program includes several improvements to roads and bridges throughout Senate District 26. The first of the projects are scheduled to begin in fiscal year 2019.
Students representing more than 100 schools across Illinois traveled to Springfield May 10 as part of the annual TECH 2018 program at the Capitol.
Legislation giving motorists the option to register their vehicles for more than one year at a time would provide a convenience and save the state money said State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods), chief sponsor of the bill.
Several area high school students from across State Senator Dan McConchie’s 26th Senate District traveled to Springfield April 26 to participate in his Youth Advisory Council.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) introduced Senate Bill 2670 to allow voters in counties under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL), the state’s property tax cap law, the ability to reduce their property taxes via referendum—something only voters in counties not subject to PTELL’s tax caps are allowed to do.
Nearly 20 years of annual overspending exacerbated by the lack of job-creating, economic-stimulating reforms have contributed to a fiscal crisis that is stymying employment opportunities and driving residents out of Illinois. In response, Sen. Dan McConchie has sponsored a measure that would place a cap on state spending, while also linking state spending growth to economic growth.
Sen. McConchie is calling for legislative action on a bill that would put stricter consequences on those who are behind the bothersome robo-calls and scam calls, which seem to keep cell phones ringing non-stop.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has made clear that an advisory issued by the IRS does not address Illinois and, therefore, taxpayers in Illinois are not bound by the IRS guidance and are able to deduct their prepaid property taxes.
The deadline to file state and federal taxes is mere weeks away. Taxpayers can file their returns on or before Tuesday, April 17, for the 2017 tax filing year.
Out of respect to Illinois taxpayers, the General Assembly’s top priority this legislative session must be to pass a true, balanced budget, said State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) ahead of the Governor’s Budget Address this week.
The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Bicentennial Committee has joined together to honor the work of courageous veterans who live in Illinois. Their goal is to bring honor and recognition to as many as 200 veterans at a major celebration of statehood later this year.
Under legislation recently filed by State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) and State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield), motorists would have the option to register their vehicles for more than one year at a time.
With the release of Fitch Ratings’ 2017 state pension report, State Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) says Illinois’ out-of-control pension system needs to be reformed immediately.
On November 16, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a tax credit worth up to $750 for property owners in 18 Illinois counties where flood damages were sustained in July.
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