Friday, February 19, 2016
Governor Rauner Vetoes “False Promise” to Students

SPRINGFIELD – Governor Rauner today vetoed legislation that falsely promised MAP grant recipients their educational funding. The Governor has long warned that legislation from the General Assembly without a proper…

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Rep. Randy Frese Stands with Governor Rauner in Hopes for Balanced Budget that Prioritizes Education

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma) watched Governor Rauner discuss his plans to still bring the balanced budget he promised taxpayers, while prioritizing education in a call for a…

Monday, February 8, 2016

Budget – Comptroller’s Report ·         Comptroller Munger warns of $6.2 billion price for budget gridlock.  In a report to Illinois residents on Tuesday, February 2, the Illinois Comptroller projected that…

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
State of the State Address – January 27

Watch the Governor’s State of the State address on January 27, at noon, right from your computer.    

Friday, January 22, 2016
Statewide Updates

FY16 Budget ·         University of Illinois: declining State credit levying a cost on taxpayers.  Illinois is ranked 50thof 50 in terms of its financial probity and ability to repay its…

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Get Involved! Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

This coming Monday, January 18 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Serve Illinois, the state’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, is encouraging Illinoisans to get involved and make a…

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
237 New Laws to Take Effect January 1

On January 1, 237 new laws will take effect in Illinois. Unfortunately, a balanced budget is not among them. Several of the new laws affect children, veterans and the elderly….

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Legislative and Statewide Updates

Below are some important legislative and statewide updates. Please have a Merry Christmas, and a joyous holiday season! FY16 Budget ·         Legislative leaders meet with Governor Rauner for third time;…

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Rep. Randy Frese Pleased to Announce the Passage of Key State Funds

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma) is pleased to announce the passage of various significant state funds to his House District.   Rep. Frese stated, “With the passage of…

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Rep. Randy Frese Selects Transitions of Western Illinois to Receive Donation from AT&T

QUINCY – State Representative Randy Frese (R-Paloma) joined AT&T in making Transitions of Western Illinois a recipient of AT&T’s “Investing in Illinois” Award. The award provides contributions to organizations and…