Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Get the Real Facts on School Funding Reform

There are two school funding plans being considered in the Illinois House of Representatives (HB4069 & SB1) and the distinctions can be a bit confusing. The chart below separates fact from fiction….

Sunday, June 25th, 2017
Illinois Needs Fair and Equitable School Funding Reform

I support transitioning to the evidence based funding model included in both SB1 and HB4069, but SB1 provides additional funding for Chicago Public Schools beyond the model at the expense…

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Representative McCombie (IL-71) on the Special Session

State Representative Tony McCombie discusses the impact the budget crisis is having on our communities in District 71, and the need to pass a balanced budget by July 1st.

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
General Assembly Begins ‘Special Session’

“We have 10 days to work together in a bipartisan manner to accomplish the ‘Capitol Compromise.’ The special session gives us the opportunity to show unity among Republicans and Democrats…

Friday, June 16th, 2017
Rep. McCombie to Host Senior Fair on Tuesday, June 27, in Sterling

State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) invites you to come to her free Senior Fair at Challand Middle School in Sterling. The Senior Fair will be held on Tuesday, June 27th,…

Friday, June 16th, 2017
Coffee and Conversation with Sen. Anderson in Rock Falls

Sen. Anderson, Rep. McCombie, and Mayor Skip Lee of Stelring welcome residents to the coffee. Rep. McCombie addresses constituents at the coffee and conversation  Rep. McCombie talks to constituents at…

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Republican Legislators Present Compromise Balanced Budget Plan

“Today, my colleagues are introducing a new budget compromise to bring the budget stalemate to an end. I fully support their continued efforts to work towards finding a compromise to…

Friday, June 9th, 2017
Rep. McCombie Brings Local Mayors Together to Network

Cordova…State Representative Tony McCombie (IL–71) hosted local mayors in Cordova to talk about issues in local government. “As a former mayor, it is a priority of mine to get the…

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
McCombie Tours Exelon, East Moline Correctional Facility

Cordova…Yesterday, State Representative Tony McCombie (IL–71st) toured the East Moline Correctional Facility and the Quad Cities Nuclear Generating Station in Cordova with legislators from across the state. “The Quad Cities…

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
School Funding Formula ‘Fix’ Fails Our School

SB1 – Chicago Public Schools Bailout On the final day of the scheduled spring session, SB1 sponsor Rep. Davis and the majority party rushed a vote on a new school…

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