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  1. Senate floor next hurdle for McSweeney's proposed township consolidation measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Northwest Herald

    State Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, speaks to lawmakers Nov. 30, 2016, at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. After a second reading Tuesday, House Bill 4637 passed the Senate Executive Committee, 11-6.

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  2. Algonquin library group plans fall book saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Northwest Herald

    The Friends of the Algonquin Area Public Library District will host its fall book sale Nov. 8 to 11 at the Eastgate branch, 115 Eastgate Drive. The sale will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8, with a $10 entry fee on this day only; 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10; and 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 11, when books will be available for half the price.

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  3. After Althoff registers as lobbyist, bill filed to outlaw County Board lobbyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    The McHenry native resigned as 32nd District senator at the end of September and plans to run in an uncontested race in November to take a McHenry County Board District 4 seat. But State Rep. David McSweeney has filed a bill in Springfield that could make it illegal for sitting County Board members to work as lobbyists.

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  4. Election 2018 candidate: Susana Mendoza, ComptrollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Those questionnaires from each candidate who responded, as well as video of candidate interviews with our Editorial Board, are featured on our Election Central website to help readers make informed decisions when they cast their votes. We are putting together our legislative agenda for the 2019 legislative session.

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  5. Outgoing Sen. Althoff urges Senate to reconsider consolidation billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    The Sept. 26 letter centers on House Bill 4637 - a bill from the desk of state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, now moving forward with state Sen. Terry Link, D-Vernon Hills.

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  6. Rep. McSweeney-backed bill aims for more financial transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Legislation spearheaded by state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, requiring the state to detail how much money is wasted as a result of the state not paying its bills on time has been signed into law. State law requires the state to pay interest on bills that are more than 90 days late at a 12 percent annual rate, and even sooner for certain medical bills.

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  7. McSweeney bill against state funding for sex harassment payoffs signed into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    House Bill 4243, introduced by state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, was signed into law Friday and prohibits the use of state funds to pay for silence or inaction in connection with an allegation or investigation of sexual harassment against a member of the General Assembly. The legislation was prompted by news reports over the past year that revealed the existence of a federal fund financed by U.S. taxpayers that was used by congressmen for payments to people making allegations of harassment against members of Congress and staff.

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  8. Barrington Hills garage fire causes $200,000 in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District is investigating a fire that occurred Wednesday night and caused $200,000 in damage, officials with the department said. The district responded to a call for a potential vehicle fire inside a garage about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

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  9. Woodstock Opera House to host Midwest Mozart Festival performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Violinist Vesna Gruppman and conductor and violinist Igor Gruppman perform as part of the 2014 Woodstock Mozart Festival at Place de la Musique in Barrington Hills. The Midwest Mozart Festival presents the third performance in its 2018 summer concert series at 3 p.m. Sunday at the historic Woodstock Opera House The historic Woodstock Opera House, over 125-years-old and lovingly restored, presides over the quaint town square and will be the intimate setting for this concert.

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  10. Barrington Hills garage fire causes $200,000 in damagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District is investigating a Wednesday night fire that caused $200,000 in damages, officials with the department said. The district responded to a call for a potential vehicle fire inside a garage about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

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  11. McSweeney: Redirect cash from Obama center to Illinois roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    State Rep. David McSweeney has filed a bill in Springfield aiming to redirect $180 million in Illinois' budget for the Barack Obama Presidential Center to the state's general road fund. On July 23, the Barrington Hills Republican filed House Bill 5934 - proposed legislation sponsored by state Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton; state Rep. John Cabello, R-Loves Park; and state Rep. Brad Halbrook, R-Shelbyville.

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  12. McSweeney on Nunda Township lawsuit: 'They don't want to be transparent'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    State Rep. David McSweeney has shifted his focus from infighting and corruption allegations inside Algonquin Township to Nunda Township, where McHenry County State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally has sued officials for allegedly violating the Freedom of Information Act. "It shows you there might be something to hide there," McSweeney told the Northwest Herald.

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  13. Program started by Union woman receives grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    Judson University alum Nancy Binger and Barrington Hills resident Gayle Gianopulos present the Road to Independent living, Spiritual formation and Employment program to students at Judson University's Herrick Chapel in Elgin. The gifts will contribute to tuition costs for RISE scholarships, allowing students with intellectual disabilities to participate in the on-campus college experience.

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  14. Jury convicts former Chicago-area man of murder in 1973 death of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    This undated photo provided by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office shows Donnie Rudd. Rudd, who prosecutors say used his upstanding reputation to convince authorities 45 years ago that the crash that killed his wife was an accident has been convicted of first-degree murder.

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  15. McHenry Township officials send letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner supporting elimination billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    McHenry Township Trustee Bob Anderson said a letter was sent to Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday to counteract an oppositional letter the McHenry County Board sent to the Republican in May. McHenry County Board member Jim Kearns listens during a meeting May 10 at the McHenry County Administration Building in Woodstock. McHenry Township officials voted, 4-1, last week to send a letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner in support of a proposed bill that could allow voters to eliminate townships at the polls.

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  16. McSweeney files bill in response to Chicago Public Schools' sex abuse scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    State Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, filed legislation to protect students from predatory educators and ensure accusations against educators are managed properly with the best interests of students in mind. House Bill 5914 makes numerous changes in state law to address the flaws and gaps in legislation and policy that led to Chicago Public Schools' gross mishandling of sexual abuse and assault cases that occurred at schools within the district.

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  17. The Wall That Heals draws crowd to McHenry Township Park during Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    McHenry County road pirate Edward Flavin of Algonquin poses for a photo in front of the truck containing The Wall That Heals after he helped deliver it with a motorcade Wednesday to McHenry Park in Johnsburg. Illinois State Trooper Joe Garcia opens the truck containing The Wall That Heals after it was delivered by motorcade Wednesday to McHenry Park in Johnsburg.

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  18. McHenry Township assessor appalled at talk of consolidation, eliminationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady talks about the movement to consolidate and eliminate townships Friday at her office in Johnsburg. McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady talks about the movement to consolidate and eliminate townships Friday at her office in Johnsburg.

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  19. Neighboring officials berate bickering Algonquin Township boardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    McHenry County Board member Chris Christensen listens during a meeting May 10 at the McHenry County Administration Building in Woodstock. "You ought to have a timeout room for a lot of you," the former McHenry County Board member said at Algonquin Township's meeting Monday night, where she was joined by several neighboring government officials to share their opinions about the infighting drama that has engulfed McHenry County's most populous township.

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  20. McHenry County Board gives letter to Rauner opposing McSweeney's township consolidation billRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Northwest Herald

    McHenry County Board members Jim Kearns and Michele Aavang speak before a meeting in February 2017. Kearns recently gave a letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner's staff signed by 21 of the board's 24 members opposing state Rep. David McSweeney's proposed bill that would allow township officials to put a binding referendum to voters asking whether the township should be eliminated and consolidated under the umbrella of county government.

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