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McConchie: New, disturbing report demonstrates the dire need for pension reform in Illinois

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.

Sen. McConchie attends bill signing to give tax credits to property owners affected by July floods

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.

Sen. McConchie hosts Youth Advisory Council

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.

Sen. McConchie applauds SBA approval of flood assistance

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.

State Senator Dan McConchie to host Libertyville Town Hall

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.

Sen. Dan McConchie & Rep. Peter Breen file legislation to ban use of taxpayer funds for elective abortions

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.

McConchie: 'Profound disappointment' over Rauner's decision to force taxpayers to pay for abortions

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.

State Senator Dan McConchie to host Town Hall

Senator McConchie will be providing constituents with the latest information on the recently passed tax increase, state budget, and the new school funding formula.

State Senator Dan McConchie to host Fraud Prevention Program

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.

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: