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 and other suburban Senate Republican colleagues host Live Interactive Webinar with regional school officials.
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.
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:
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.
Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information on the budget and his efforts to reform the economic climate in Illinois.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) releases the below statement following adjournment of the spring legislative session:
On Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) memorialized the life and sacrifice of Army Major Paul Syverson III (Lake Zurich, IL), who was killed in Iraq on June 16, 2004.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) issues the following statement in response to the passage of Senate Bill 9 on May 23, which passed 32-26 with only Democrat votes:
Once again, the Illinois Senate was presented with a budget plan that continues down the path of increasing taxes first and insufficiently cutting spending, said State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) following today’s budget votes.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) releases the following statement expressing his opposition on the controversial House Bill 40, which passed the Illinois Senate May 10th.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) welcomed students from Deer Path Elementary School to Springfield for TECH 2017. The students presented their project, Aviation Exploration, to the Senator at the Capitol on May 9.
A bipartisan measure, which would provide the public with easily understandable information regarding an elected official’s financial interests, passed the Illinois Senate unanimously Friday. Senate Bill 1289 provides for greater transparency when dealing with Statements of Economic Interest.
The Illinois Senate has recognized the importance of providing property taxpayers with some practical transparency, said State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods), as it unanimously passed his legislation on Thursday which would clearly outline for taxpayers when they receive a property tax break from their units of local government.
The “Taxpayer Bargain” proposal made a significant step forward this week. Fourteen pieces of the 18-bill package of government reforms and cuts, introduced April 26 by Senators Kyle McCarter and Dan McConchie, have been assigned to seven Senate committees.