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Thursday, August 19, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Illinois 84 bridge repairs near Albany to begin August 23

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that weather permitting, repairs to the bridge carrying Illinois 84 over Cedar Creek in Whiteside County will begin Monday, Aug. 23. The bridge…


Thursday, August 19, 2021
Protections for taxpayers and most vulnerable among latest McCombie-backed new laws

Protections for taxpayers and the most vulnerable are among the latest new laws which were co-sponsored by Rep. Tony McCombie. Included in the bills signed into law by the Governor…


Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Construction on Illinois 2 in Sterling begins Aug. 23

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that weather permitting, construction on East Fourth Street (Illinois 2 westbound) from Fourth Avenue to Second Avenue in Sterling will begin Monday, August 23,…


Monday, August 16, 2021
Bumper Crop of McCombie-backed bills harvested. Here’s some you may have missed.

As bill-signing season yields a harvest of new legislation, below are some McCombie sponsored and co-sponsored bills on topics ranging from initiatives of the City of Rock Falls for community…


Thursday, August 12, 2021
McCombie provides “local control” update regarding Pritzker mask mandate Executive Order

On August 4, 2021, Governor JB Pritzker issued Executive Order 2021-18, mandating all public and nonpublic schools in Illinois serving pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students require the indoor use of…


Thursday, August 12, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Illinois 84 bridge construction in Savanna starts Aug. 17

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that weather permitting, construction will begin on the bridge carrying Illinois 84 over the Soo Line Railroad on Tuesday, August 17. The bridge…


Wednesday, August 11, 2021
15 more bills co-sponsored by Rep. McCombie became new laws this week. What do they do for you?

The Governor signed dozens of bills sent to him this Spring by the Illinois General Assembly into law this week. Among the new laws, are fifteen more bills co-sponsored by…


Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Illinois 40 at LeFevre Road in Sterling closes Aug. 16 for Water Main Repairs

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the intersection of Illinois 40 (Locust Street) and LeFevre Road in Sterling will be closed on Monday, Aug. 16, for emergency water main…


Friday, August 6, 2021
Petition: Stop Pritzker’s Unilateral COVID-19 Mandates

For more than a year, Governor Pritzker has cut out a co-equal branch of government and ruled the state with unilateral authority instead of working collaboratively to fight COVID-19 in…


Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Outdoor Recreation Update: Pheasant Hunting & Conservation World

Illinois Controlled Pheasant Hunting Reservation Information for 2021-22 Season Available Online Online application period for controlled pheasant hunting sites is Aug. 2 – Aug. 23 Controlled pheasant hunting opportunities will…