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.
On November 15, 37 students from the 26th Senate District took part in State Senator Dan McConchie’s first Youth Advisory Council at the Ela Area Public Library, which gave students a hands-on learning experience about public policy and the legislative process.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) applauds the U.S. Small Business Administration’s decision to approve flood recovery assistance for Lake, McHenry, and Cook Counties. Those impacted by the floods are now eligible to apply for low-interest, long-term loans.
Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information from the Statehouse. Topics will include the recently passed tax increase, the state budget, and the new school funding formula.
State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) and State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) filed the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” which would prohibit units of government in Illinois from using taxpayer funds for elective abortions, reversing key provisions of the recently enacted House Bill 40. Breen and McConchie are pressing for full debate and a floor vote on the measure during the upcoming fall veto session later this month, before HB 40 goes into effect in 2018.
State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) issues the following statement regarding signing of House Bill 40:
“Words cannot express my profound disappointment of the Governor’s decision to sign House Bill 40, which dramatically expands taxpayer funded abortions across the state.
Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information on the recently passed tax increase, state budget, and the new school funding formula.
Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information on how you can protect yourself, your friends, and your family from scam artists and fraudulent businesses.
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.
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.
“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...."