Sen. McConchie In The News

2018 Media Hits:

Bills proposed for multi-year vehicle registration, FOX Illinois (January 23, 2018)

Jeff Sessions’ Move Could Blunt Marijuana Legalization, Chicago Tonight (January 9, 2018)

Private Schools Attract $36 Million Via Tax Credit Program, NPR Illinois (January 3, 2018)

Conservative Lawmakers Back Effort to Block Publicly Funded Abortions, Chicago Tonight WTTW (January 2, 2018)

2017 Media Hits:

In spite of tax hike, ratings agency eyes change that could junk Illinois, Illinois News Network (December 13, 2017)

Rick Steves testifies in favor of marijuana legalization in Illinois, ABC 7 Chicago (November 28, 2017)

Illinois school funding reform signed into law, Illinois News Network, (August 31, 2017)

Lawmakers meet for 2nd day of school funding session, ABC 7, (July 27, 2017)

State Sen. Dan McConchie, residents voice concerns at Cary town hall on state budget impasse, Northwest Herald (June 8, 2017)

Local lawmakers weigh in on continued state budget impasse, Northwest Herald (June 2, 2017)

Althoff, McConnaughay, McConchie oppose Senate move to raise income tax, McHenry Times (May 23, 2017)

Tax abatement transparency bill gains unanimous Senate approval, Lake County Gazette (May 14, 2017)

“Taxpayer Bargain” Budget Plan assigned to committees, The Telegraph (May 3, 2017)

Sen. Dan McConchie floats Illinois budget without new taxes, ponders ongoing stalemate, Northwest Herald (April 17, 2017)

Suburban lawmaker, distillery push law to bypass liquor distributors, Daily Herald (March 26, 2017)

Outrage Over Lawmaker Paychecks, WAND (March 24, 2017)

McConchie proposes giving comptroller authority to delay lawmaker pay, Reboot Illinois (March 24, 2017)

Illinois Republican Says Lawmakers Shouldn't Be Paid First, FOX Illinois (March 24, 2017)

Halftime in Springfield, Illinois Still Without a Budget, CBS2 Chicago (March 22, 2017)

Illinois Senate cancels budget votes; Cullerton blames Bruce Rauner, Northwest Herald (March 2, 2017)

Gov. Rauner encourages "grand bargain" with stronger reforms, Northwest Herald (February 15, 2017)

New McHenry County lawmakers take seats in Springfield, face hard battles ahead, Northwest Herald (January 12, 2017)

2016 Media Hits:

Rauner veto of automatic voter registration bill stands after House vote, Sangamon Sun (December 4, 2016)

McConchie challenges Democratic legislators to get serious on pension reform, Lake County Gazette (November 28, 2016)

Why, even in era of negativity, kids can have reason to be hopeful, Daily Herald (October 27, 2019)

Barrington-area GOP lawmakers deliver grim outlook, Daily Herald (October 6, 2016)

McConchie: State's education system is too reliant on property taxes, Lake County Gazette (September 6, 2016)

McConchie says high property taxes are heavy drag on state's economy, Lake County Gazette (September 6, 2016)

As vehicle registration notices resume, local motorists look to avoid fines, Chicago Tribune (September 2, 2016)

New law will allow some 17-year-olds to vote in local primaries, Illinois News Network (August 22, 2016)

McConchie hears voters loud and clear, targets state's high property taxes, Lake County Gazette (August 22, 2016)

McConchie: 'Self-absorbed' state lawmakers put paychecks ahead of principle, Lake County Gazette (August 15, 2016)

McConchie: 'Change is imperative' if Illinois is to recover, Lake County Gazette (August 10, 2016)

New Illinois law gives 17-year-olds more election, voting rights, Northwest Herald (August 8, 2016)

Bill affects inmate health care, Alton Daily News (August 5, 2016)

McConchie-sponsored new law aims to protect taxpayers' money, Lake County Gazette (August 3, 2016)

Sen. McConchie to host district office ribbon cutting, Chicago Tribune (July 25, 2016)

McConchie targets state's high property taxes as member of task forceLake County Gazette (July 25, 2016)