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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:

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.