Eighteen new legislative proposals representing the “Taxpayer Bargain” budget were filed April 26 by State Sens. Kyle McCarter and Dan McConchie.
On April 26, the Senate unanimously approved legislation sponsored by State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) that would provide an owner of a vehicle the option to register their vehicle for up to five years, instead of the current practice of registering a vehicle every year.
On April 25, legislation sponsored by State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) that allows those with disabilities to get the accessibility symbol on a regular or specialty plate passed unanimously in the Senate.
In an attempt to end Illinois’ longest-ever budget stalemate, Republican State Senators Kyle McCarter and Dan McConchie unveiled a multi-point ‘Taxpayer Bargain’ plan for a balanced state budget Tuesday, April 4. The Fiscal Year 2018 plan includes a mix of traditional money management principles and new ideas.
Taxpayers should be able to more easily reduce their property tax burden, said State Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods), which is why he has filed an amendment to Senate Bill 1075 that would make it easier for taxpayers to rein in their property taxes.
Senator Dan McConchie (Hawthorne Woods) spoke with TeenPact students about the legislative process during the group’s recent trip to the Illinois Statehouse.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) has sponsored practical transparency legislation that would clearly outline for taxpayers when they receive a property tax break from their units of local government.
In response to a recent court ruling authorizing the prioritization of state legislators’ pay over other outstanding obligations, State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) immediately filed an amendment to Senate Bill 0989 that would allow greater discretion when issuing salary payments for members of the General Assembly. McConchie said this would allow Illinois’ other fiscal obligations to be prioritized over legislators and Executive Branch officers pay.
High school students from across the 26th Senate District traveled to the Capitol March 15 to take part in state government and the legislative process as part of State Senator Dan McConchie’s (R-Hawthorn Woods) Youth Advisory Council.
Governor Bruce Rauner formed a new commission last summer which was tasked with recommending a comprehensive solution to reform Illinois’ school funding formula. This commission has recently submitted their recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly. This report is currently being used as a guide to form new legislation that will revamp the current school funding formula.
Senator McConchie will be attending this year's Business and Community Expo hosted by the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce. Sen. McConchie is encouraging the public to stop by his booth where he'll be available to answer all your questions.
State Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) joined fellow legislators in the chamber of the House of Representatives on February 15 to listen to Gov. Bruce Rauner address the people of Illinoi
"Unfortunately, the 'Grand Bargain' negotiations in the Illinois Senate, designed to solve our budget crisis, started in the wrong place. It started with assuming we should dramatically raise taxes by $6 billion before we cut spending. I firmly disagree.
The Illinois School Funding Reform Commission approved a framework and presented its recommendations today for the General Assembly to create a new school funding formula.