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Please Donate

I look at campaign contributions as an affirmation that you agree with what I’m trying to accomplish in Springfield, that I’m giving you voice in the process. Your kind contribution will help me continue giving you that voice. Thank you.

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Opting Out of the Legislative Pension

Early on in the campaign, I said that, if elected, I would not take a legislative pension.

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“Mort de la Guerre”

Forty years ago while bicycling through eastern France, I took a break and walked into a small grove of trees which grew in the middle of a wheat field. There, sitting in a small clearing was a simple stone, inscribed … Continue reading

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“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein

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Illinois Can’t Balance It’s Budget by Taxing Retirement Income

Back in December, the Northwest Herald ran a story about a proposal to make retirement income subject to Illinois income tax. On December 2, Rep. Dave McSweeney sponsored House Resolution 890, which states that: “We state our belief that the … Continue reading

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