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Fairfield Road Closed in Hawthorn Woods

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) closed Fairfield Road from IL 176 to Old McHenry Road, to through traffic on Aug. 7. While the road is closed, LCDOT will be replacing two culverts. Each culvert replacement is estimated to take one week. The road will reopen by midnight Aug. 20.

Understand & Learn How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

Libertyville area residents are invited to a free seminar on property taxes hosted by Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) and Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) on Aug. 23 at Libertyville Township.

Sen. McConchie statement on Senate Bill 1 override vote

“Today's override of the Governor's veto was an unnecessary partisan act," said McConchie. "I firmly believe we could have come to a bi-partisan agreement on school funding reform had negotiations been carried out in good faith...."

Sen. McConchie statement on Senate Bill 1 override vote

Following the Illinois Senate’s vote to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorne Woods) offered the following comments. “Today's override of the Governor's veto was an unnecessary partisan act," said McConchie. "I firmly believe we could have come to a bi-partisan agreement on school funding reform had negotiations been carried out in good faith. "As one of the negotiators, I came to the table fully prepared to come to an a

Statement from Senate and House Republican Education Funding Reform Negotiators

State Senators Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) and Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington), and State Representatives Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) and Bob Pritchard (R-Hinkley) today released the following statement in response to State Senator Andy Manar’s (D-Bunker Hill) Springfield press conference:

McConchie Statement on “Sanctuary State” Bill

State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) releases the following statement addressing concerns regarding Senate Bill 31, the “sanctuary state” bill:

Southern Baptist Disaster Relief to host event in Grayslake and Lake Villa

Illinois Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (ISBDR) will be in Lake County this Saturday helping people recover from the recent flooding. ISBDR will be distributing five-gallon buckets filled with cleaning supplies and safety equipment for free.

POSTPONED: State Senator Dan McConchie Town Hall in Barrington

The Governor announced a Special Session on Wednesday, July 26th in Springfield, therefore, Sen. McConchie's town hall scheduled for July 26th at 7pm in Barrington will be postponed to later date soon to be announced.

Sen. McConchie tours flood region, provides update and helpful links

State Senator Dan McConchie toured local communities affected by the Fox River flooding over the weekend, and provides area residents with helpful information.

Sen. McConchie responds to budget plan

State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) releases the below statement following the House and Senate passing a budget plan, which includes a major tax increase:

Daily Herald runs McConchie Opinion Editorial

Sen. McConchie continues to push for School Funding Reform that is fair and equitable in the latest opinion piece published by the Daily Herald. Co-authors include Sen. Karen McConnaughay, Sen. Tom Rooney, and Sen. Jim Oberweis.

Sen. McConchie hosts Live Webinar with School Officials

Sen. McConchie and other suburban Senate Republican colleagues host Live Interactive Webinar with regional school officials.

Schools treated more equitably under latest education funding proposal

Analysis from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) clearly shows that all local schools would be treated more equitably and receive more financial help under a recent compromise school funding bill sponsored by State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods), which would fix the state’s broken school aid formula—providing a more equitable system for all 852 Illinois schools than any previous proposal.

Senate in Special Session for 10 minutes, McConchie urges legislators to get serious

State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) releases the following statement reacting to the 10 minutes the Senate spent in Special Session on June 21:

Did you miss Sen. McConchie's Town Hall?

If you missed Sen. McConchie's town hall in Cary on Wednesday, June 8, you can watch it here. Sen. McConchie discusses the state budget and provides constituents with an end of session review.