State Representatives Allen Skillicorn (R-Crystal Lake) and David Welter (R-Morris) are collaborating to host a “Stand for the Second Amendment” town hall in Yorkville on May 13. The town hall will be held at Whitetail Ridge Golf Club from 7 to 8 p.m...Read more
State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) (http://www.citizensutilityboard.org) are partnering to host a free utility bill savings clinic on February 21. The clinic will feature experts to teach residents how to save money on their electric, gas and phone bills...Read more
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Nancy Pelosi, and Jan Schakowsky are now connected to the 14th Congressional District of Illinois! Newly elected and sworn in Congresswoman Lauren Underwood’s first vote was for San Francisco’s Nancy Pelosi to be Speaker of the House of Representatives...Read more
Grafton area property tax assessments were recently published in the newspaper as required by law. There is only a 30-day window every year to appeal your property assessment. Once this deadline is passed, the next opportunity will not be until next year. The deadline to appeal your 2019 assessment is August 9, 2018....Read more
Grafton area property tax assessments were recently published in the newspaper as required by law. There is only a 30-day window every year to appeal your property assessment. Once this deadline is passed, the next opportunity will not be until next year. The deadline to appeal your 2017 assessment is November 7th, 2016.
The Illinois Farm Bureau’s (IFB) nonpartisan ACTIVATOR, a political involvement fund with a mission to elect pro-farm candidates regardless of party affiliation or office, recently endorsed Republican Allen Skillicorn of East Dundee for state representative in District 66...Read more
ABSURDLY HIGH PROPERTY TAXES DEMAND BOLD REFORMS FROM ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS. NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM A STATE TASK FORCE SHOW EXACTLY WHAT KIND.
by Austin Berg
Illinois has the second-highest property taxes in the nation, but it’s likely the state will take the No. 1 spot in taxing homeowners very soon. For too many Illinois families, property taxes have become a second mortgage they can never pay off...
First posted at First Electric Newspaper
One of four bills to extend DuPage County’s pilot government consolidation program statewide passed a House committee Wednesday while over the in the Senate the Local Government Committee announced a series of hearings next week on various consolidation bills aimed at shrinking local government.Read more
PROUDLY ENDORSED BY THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE:
66th District: Our first question to the four candidates running for this House seat: Anyone play guitar? Because someone might have to fill in for retiring Rep. Mike Tryon, R-Crystal Lake, member of the Boat Drink Caucus, a band made up of several lawmakers. Tryon announced last year he would not seek another term. Four Republicans are vying to replace him: Lakewood trustee Paul Serwatka, West Dundee trustee Dan Wilbrandt, East Dundee trustee Allen Skillicorn and McHenry County Board member Carolyn Schofield of Crystal Lake.