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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Infrastructure Update: I-88 bridge repairs over the Hennepin Canal begin Aug. 2

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that weather permitting, repairs to the bridges carrying Interstate 88 across the Hennepin Canal in Rock Falls in Whiteside County will begin on…


Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Flag Alert: Honoring Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, with the North Korean army’s invasion of South Korea. On July 27, 1953, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed ending the war,…


Monday, July 26, 2021
10 bills co-sponsored by Rep. McCombie became law last week. What do they do for you?

The Governor recently signed dozens of bills sent to him this Spring by the Illinois General Assembly into law. Among the new laws are ten proposals (bills) co-sponsored by State…


Thursday, July 22, 2021
McCombie-backed effort to lead way in Telehealth Access signed into Law

At a bill signing in Chicago today, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Tony McCombie which aims to make Illinois a national leader in telehealth services…


Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Week in Review: July 20, 2021

Greetings! I hope this update finds you and your family enjoying early summer! I would like to take this opportunity to give you a recap of recent and pending state…


Monday, July 19, 2021
Clinton Herald Guest Column: Bailout dollars bump Illinois’ bond rating

From: The Clinton Herald, July 14, 2021 Let me start by saying, I love Illinois and want nothing but the best for my home state. Illinois ought to be one of the…


Friday, July 16, 2021
State Rep. Tony McCombie announces Summer Photo Contest

Today State Representative Tony McCombie announced the beginning of her Summer 2021 photo contest as well as announcing the winners of her Spring Photo Contest. “Congratulations to Michele Gillete and…


Friday, July 16, 2021
McCombie asks for Amendatory Veto of ethics reform bill to strengthen enforcement

State Representative Tony McCombie co-signed a letter urging Governor Pritzker to issue an amendatory veto to a piece of ethics reform legislation that was passed on the final day of…


Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Getting Around Illinois: New traffic pattern on Illinois 78 near Lyndon beginning July 15

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that weather permitting, construction work will begin at the west intersection of Illinois 78 and Moline Road near Lyndon in Whiteside County on…


Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Youth and Adult Deer Hunting Opportunities Available on Private Land Through IDNR

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced that it is taking applications from youth firearm deer hunters and youth and adult archery deer hunters for Fall 2021 deer hunting…