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  1. It's just a billRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    A proposed bill that could give McHenry County residents the power to abolish townships with a majority vote at the polls cleared another hurdle this week in Springfield to make it to the Senate floor. After a second reading Tuesday, House Bill 4637 passed the Senate Executive Committee, 11-6.


  2. It's just a billRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Mary Flowers, Grant Wehrli and Jonathan Carroll. That's not a combination you will see very often, if ever State Representative David McSweeney today filed legislation to protect students from predatory educators and ensure accusations against educators are managed properly with the best interests of students in mind.


  3. It's just a billRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    State Rep. Jerry Costello II, D-Smithton, state Rep. John Cabello, R-Machesney Park, state Rep. Brian Stewart, R-Freeport, state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, state Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie, D-Elizabethtown, state Rep. Monica Bristow, D-Godfrey, state Rep. Dave Severin, R-Benton, and state Rep. Terri Bryant, R-Murphysboro are working with a bipartisan group of lawmakers working to reinstate the death penalty for cop killers, killers of firefighters and mass murderers, while also rejecting sweeping gun control measures proposed by the governor. Gov. Bruce Rauner has tied reinstatement of the death penalty to strict gun control measures opposed by the National Rifle Association and other gun-rights advocates.


  4. McSweeney slams Rauner for meeting with party chair who's also "a known extremist"Read the original story

    May 9, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    A state lawmaker is lambasting Gov. Bruce Rauner after Illinois' top leader met in private during the weekend with members of the McHenry County Republican Party. Rauner spent part of his Saturday at an invitation-only roundtable at the McHenry County GOP's Crystal Lake headquarters - an event featuring a who's who of party insiders, including McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim, McHenry County State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally and County Board member Jim Kearns.


  5. Circular firing squad: Rauner, Ives endorse competing state party chairman candidatesRead the original story

    May 7, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Yesterday, Rauner primary opponent and his chief GOP critic endorsed Schneider's opponent. Press release Today, State Representative and former Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives joined State Representative David McSweeney in announcing their endorsement of Committeeman Mark Shaw for Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party over incumbent ILGOP Chairman Tim Schneider.


  6. Dem Rep signs on as chief-co of anti-prog tax rezRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Calls to protect Illinoisans from a progressive income tax are now coming from both sides of the aisle in Springfield. State Rep. Jerry Costello, D-Smithton, signed on as chief co-sponsor to House Resolution 891 on April 27. The resolution was filed in March by state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, and states that Illinois should not scrap its constitutionally protected flat income tax.


  7. Hey, everybody! Stop the games and get to workRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady filed joint resolutions today to adopt a revenue estimate in order to begin the budgeting process for fiscal year 2019. "It is our constitutional duty to taxpayers across Illinois to spend within our means - something we have not done in decades here at the Capitol," Durkin said.


  8. Comptroller: State racked up "two decades worth of late payment ...Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The Illinois state comptroller reports that the amount of late charges the state has incurred on billions of dollars in debt outstrips the amount accrued in the previous two decades. Comptroller Susana Mendoza said in a report obtained by The Associated Press Monday that Illinois has run up late-pay fees of $1.14 billion since mid-2015.


  9. *** UPDATED x1 - Governor's office responds *** Mendoza bill:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza joined State Senator Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, State Representative Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, State Representative David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, and State Representative Greg Harris, D-Chicago, Thursday to introduce the "Truth in Hiring" Act to bring all "offshored" employees of the Governor's office back into the Governor's budget. For too long, Illinois governors - Democratic and Republican - have engaged in the deceptive practice of "offshoring."


  10. It's just a billRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    But the Barrington Hills Republican says "I want to make sure it doesn't happen in the future." * Editorial: In fixing one problem, Legislature shouldn't create bigger one : But, as written, the bill would delete the requirement that an individual's name be on the front of a summons in every kind of civil proceeding, not just foreclosures.


  11. IEA says it helped McSweeney "kill" Rauner's pension tax shiftRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The Illinois Education Association is proud of its work that helped kill Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to shift the cost of pensions from the state to local school and community college districts and universities. Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, introduced a resolution last year that stated the pension cost shift is "financially wrong" and would harm local school districts and taxpayers.


  12. Congressional fundraising roundupRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2018 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Two candidates trying to oust Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam of Wheaton were emerging Wednesday as leaders in the chase for campaign cash in the crowded Democratic primary field. Though some candidates had yet to file their federal campaign finance reports in the hours before a midnight deadline, Kelly Mazeski of Barrington Hills, had more than $513,000 in her treasury as the year opened, and Sean Casten of Downers Grove had about $409,000.


  13. Ives, Pritzker slam Rauner on a wide range of topicsRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    December 11, 2017 - For the past three years, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan's biggest ally has been Governor Bruce Rauner according to State Representative David McSweeney , who called into "Chicago's Morning Answer" radio show on Monday Morning. McSweeney was interviewed about the Rauner Administration's reaction to the release of an internal memo sent by Rauner's former General Counsel Dennis Murashko.


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