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McCombie discusses Support for Transparency & Accountability before School Closures
September 16th, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Work on I-80 in East Moline begins Sept 20
September 15th, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Illinois 84 resurfacing in Whiteside County begins Sept. 16
September 10th, 2021
McCombie Appointed to Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin
September 9th, 2021
McCombie Passes Resolution to Audit Pritzker’s Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program
September 2nd, 2021
McCombie calls for Special Session to restore Checks and Balances
August 27th, 2021
McCombie Sponsored Bills Become New Laws
August 24th, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Illinois 84 bridge repairs near Albany to begin August 23
August 19th, 2021
Protections for taxpayers and most vulnerable among latest McCombie-backed new laws
August 19th, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Construction on Illinois 2 in Sterling begins Aug. 23
August 17th, 2021
Bumper Crop of McCombie-backed bills harvested. Here’s some you may have missed.
August 16th, 2021
McCombie provides “local control” update regarding Pritzker mask mandate Executive Order
August 12th, 2021
15 more bills co-sponsored by Rep. McCombie became new laws this week. What do they do for you?
August 11th, 2021
Infrastructure Update: Illinois 40 at LeFevre Road in Sterling closes Aug. 16 for Water Main Repairs
August 10th, 2021
Petition: Stop Pritzker’s Unilateral COVID-19 Mandates
August 6th, 2021
Outdoor Recreation Update: Pheasant Hunting & Conservation World
August 3rd, 2021
Infrastructure Update: I-88 bridge repairs over the Hennepin Canal begin Aug. 2
July 27th, 2021
Flag Alert: Honoring Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
July 27th, 2021
10 bills co-sponsored by Rep. McCombie became law last week. What do they do for you?
July 26th, 2021
McCombie-backed effort to lead way in Telehealth Access signed into Law
July 22nd, 2021
Week in Review: July 20, 2021
July 20th, 2021
Clinton Herald Guest Column: Bailout dollars bump Illinois’ bond rating
July 19th, 2021
State Rep. Tony McCombie announces Summer Photo Contest
July 16th, 2021
McCombie asks for Amendatory Veto of ethics reform bill to strengthen enforcement
July 16th, 2021
Getting Around Illinois: New traffic pattern on Illinois 78 near Lyndon beginning July 15
July 14th, 2021
Youth and Adult Deer Hunting Opportunities Available on Private Land Through IDNR
July 14th, 2021
Road Work on US 30 over Elkhorn Creek in Whiteside County begins July 12
July 6th, 2021
McCombie to Provide Free Museum Pass to Constituents
July 6th, 2021
McCombie Bill to Assist with Disaster Recovery Signed into Law
June 30th, 2021
Mirror Check: “What happened with trailer fees and vehicle sales taxes?”
June 30th, 2021
McCombie Guest Column: Cultural Revolution Rages in Illinois
June 29th, 2021
Driver’s License and ID Card Expiration Dates extended until January 1, 2022
June 29th, 2021
Phishing Schemes on the Rise as Federal Unemployment Programs Approach September Expiration
June 22nd, 2021
Week in Review: June 16, 2021
June 16th, 2021
Lawsuit filed to challenge Politicians’ Map
June 11th, 2021
Work on US 30 in Morrison begins June 14
June 8th, 2021
Secretary of State Launching Electronic Automobile Insurance Verification
June 8th, 2021
McCombie meets with IDOT for update on Capital Project Investments in 71st District
June 2nd, 2021
McCombie joins letter to Governor aimed at stabilizing residential rental market
May 21st, 2021
Campsite Discounts for Senior Citizens, Disabled and Certain Veterans
May 20th, 2021
Housing Provider Rent Assistance Applications Open May 17
May 14th, 2021
Video: What do you see?
May 13th, 2021
Bridge repairs begin May 17 on Illinois 84 in Carroll County
May 13th, 2021
McCombie Guest Column: Politicians using inaccurate data, behind closed doors, to draw legislative maps
May 13th, 2021
Another 66 lives saved through latest City of Savanna Blood Drive with Rep. McCombie
April 28th, 2021
Getting Around Illinois: Construction on US 30 in Rock Falls begins May 3
April 26th, 2021
McCombie Guest Column: Reimagine Illinois is recipe for ‘greener grass’ in Illinois
April 19th, 2021
State Rep. Tony McCombie announces Spring Photo Contest
April 13th, 2021
Local Legislators Decry Clemency Request made by Pam Knight’s Murderer
April 12th, 2021
State Rep. Tony McCombie launches Summer Reading Program
April 6th, 2021
McCombie to Provide Free Museum Pass to Constituents
April 5th, 2021
McCombie pushes Reimagine Illinois platform
March 17th, 2021
Bipartisan Coalition of Legislators and Educators Asking Governor Pritzker to Increase Capacity at Extracurricular Events to 25%
March 3rd, 2021
High Energy Bills? Help may be available for Jo-Carroll Energy customers
February 26th, 2021
McCombie says budget proposal lacks reforms and again breaks promises
February 17th, 2021
Rep. Tony McCombie Appointed Minority Spokesperson of new House Restorative Justice Committee
February 10th, 2021
McCombie Re-Appointed to Legislative Audit Commission
January 28th, 2021
McCombie Blood Drive with City of Savanna estimated to save 123 lives
January 5th, 2021
New Year Brings $1.00 Minimum Wage Increase
December 22nd, 2020
Democrats Cover Up Madigan Corruption by Killing Investigating Committee
December 15th, 2020
Rep. Tony McCombie Promotes Savanna Community Blood Drive
December 1st, 2020
Help Us Help You: A Message from Your Community Leaders
October 12th, 2020
McCombie & regional delegation send letter urging IDPH delay COVID-19 mitigation
October 2nd, 2020
Illinois 2020 Fall Trout Season Opens October 17; Spring Wild Turkey Info. Released
September 28th, 2020
Some Illinois Unemployed to receive additional $300 in weekly Unemployment Benefits
September 2nd, 2020
Secretary of State Announces One-Year Extension of Driver’s License Expiration Dates for Seniors Age 75 and Older
August 25th, 2020
McCombie named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce
August 17th, 2020
Secretary of State Announces Expired Driver’s Licenses, ID Cards and License Plate Stickers Extended an Additional Month – Until Nov. 1
July 21st, 2020
McCombie: “Decades of corruption is an embarrassment Illinoisans should not have to bear”
July 17th, 2020
McCombie praises plan which puts more money into hospitals
July 8th, 2020
McCombie to host Paper Shredding Event in Rock Falls on June 24 with City of Rock Falls & Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce
June 12th, 2020
Secretary of State Announces Reopening Plan with Expanded Hours Beginning June 1 & 2 for Driver Services Facilities
May 26th, 2020
Rep. Tony McCombie & City of Savanna to host Blood Drive on June 17
May 19th, 2020
McCombie cosponsors bill to level playing field between Large and Small Business
May 15th, 2020
McCombie urges Illinois Governor to Open Campgrounds and Family Boating
May 7th, 2020
House Republican Women Demand Governor Collaborate on Regional Re-Opening of Illinois
May 4th, 2020
ISBE taking applications for Student Advisory Council
April 29th, 2020
WIU Purple & Gold Day of Caring on April 24
April 24th, 2020
House Republicans Propose Strategies to Safely Re-Open Illinois’ Economy
April 22nd, 2020
Women in Illinois House Request Governor Re-Open State Parks and Trails
April 14th, 2020
April 8th, 2020
State Representative Tony McCombie Joins Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National Service
April 7th, 2020
IL-78 Bridge over Rock River in Prophetstown to see Lane Reductions, temporary signals until Fall
March 12th, 2020
Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season Opens April 4
March 10th, 2020
Providing “Voice to Victims” while “Progressives” Push for Criminal Justice Reform
March 2nd, 2020
McCombie appointed to Advisory Board for Manufacturing Training Grants
February 27th, 2020
McCombie pans new spending, tax increases
February 19th, 2020
Rep. McCombie Helps Promote Grain Bin Safety Week
February 17th, 2020
Rep. McCombie asks for Nominations to Recognize Influential Women of the 71st District
February 5th, 2020
McCombie reacts: “Growth in Illinois cannot be driven by radical policies”
January 29th, 2020
Rep. Tony McCombie Pushes for REAL Property Tax Reform
January 14th, 2020
Rep. Tony McCombie Promotes Savanna Community Blood Drive
December 4th, 2019
Rep. Tony McCombie Works to Reduce Insulin Costs
November 21st, 2019
McCombie Votes to Cut Local Government Pension Costs
November 20th, 2019
McCombie Opposes Bill to Loosen Ethical Safeguards on State’s Jobs Program
November 19th, 2019
Rep. Tony McCombie makes Another Push for Ethics Reform during Fall Veto Session
November 12th, 2019
McCombie’s Citizenship Seminar Assists Lawful Permanent Residents with Citizenship Process
October 31st, 2019
Rep. McCombie files Petition Toward Removing from House Member following Bribery Indictment
October 29th, 2019
Rep. Tony McCombie leads charge for Ethics Reform Task Force Legislation
October 28th, 2019
On Global Ethics Day, McCombie calls for Ethics Task Force amid growing concerns of State Government Corruption
October 16th, 2019
Sen. Anderson & Rep. McCombie to Host Coffee & Conversation Event in Moline on Oct. 22
October 7th, 2019
McCombie to Host Free Citizenship Seminar
October 3rd, 2019
McCombie Appointed to Task Force on Children of Incarcerated Parents
October 1st, 2019
Rep. McCombie Initiative to Expedite Professional License Reciprocity for Active Duty Military Service Members Becomes Law
September 3rd, 2019
Grants Available for schools to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
August 27th, 2019
Rep. McCombie and Sen. Anderson Open Combined Whiteside County Office
August 27th, 2019
Rep. McCombie to Host ‘Becoming a Citizen’ Seminar with the YWCA in Sterling
August 24th, 2019
Rep. McCombie Named 2019 Friend of Tourism
August 23rd, 2019
Rep. McCombie Reminds Farmers of Emergency Help in Light of Declared State Agriculture Disaster
August 19th, 2019
Rep. McCombie Champions Trio of Bipartisan Bills Signed into Law
August 9th, 2019
McCombie Honors: Rock Falls United Methodist Church honored at Council Meeting
August 6th, 2019
Rep. McCombie’s Bill Allows Dentists to Practice Teledentistry 
August 1st, 2019
Moline Library Receives $10,000 Grant to Provide Technology and Serve At-Risk Youths
July 25th, 2019
McCombie selected to join Edgar Fellows
July 18th, 2019
Sen. Anderson & Rep. McCombie to host free Job Fair in Moline
July 17th, 2019
Gov. Pritzker Urges Participation in Critical Local Damage Assessment Following Historic Flooding
July 16th, 2019
Governor signs new law to alleviate substitute teacher shortage
July 15th, 2019
Rep. McCombie Announces Spring Photo Contest
May 12th, 2019
Rep McCombie to Host Town Hall in Morrison with Rep. Chesney and Sen. Anderson
April 27th, 2019
Rep. McCombie honors two local women at event in Springfield
April 11th, 2019
Swanson & McCombie to host Graduated Income Tax Town Hall Meeting in Kewanee
April 9th, 2019
Rep. McCombie bill passes committee that allows for second chances for DUI offenders after ten years
March 21st, 2019
IDOT implements weight restrictions on two roads in Whiteside County
March 12th, 2019
St. Mary’s students visit the capitol, become pages
March 8th, 2019
Rep. McCombie asks for Nominations to Recognize Influential Women of the 71st District
March 6th, 2019
Illinois Chamber of Commerce will partner with Local Chambers to update Businesses on Legislation
March 5th, 2019
Rep. McCombie celebrates Youth Art Month in Illinois
February 28th, 2019
McCombie Signs on to Oppose Income Tax Hike on Illinois Families
February 27th, 2019
Rep. McCombie Legislative Update: February 26, 2019
February 26th, 2019
Rep. McCombie Reflects on Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address
February 20th, 2019
Attention Sportsmen: File a witness slip to support Habitat Stamp projects
February 19th, 2019
Rep. McCombie reacts to Pritzker’s $15 minimum wage bill
February 14th, 2019
Rep. McCombie Legislative Update: February 11, 2019
February 10th, 2019
Rep. McCombie travels the 71st District
February 8th, 2019
Rep. McCombie appointed to committees key to Northwest Illinois
February 7th, 2019
Help with Insulin is a phone call away
February 1st, 2019
State Rep. Tony McCombie Appointed to Legislative Audit Commission
February 1st, 2019
Register, Check Registration, and Report Unwanted Calls to the ‘Do Not Call” List
January 30th, 2019
State Rep. Tony McCombie votes against Madigan’s House Rules
January 29th, 2019
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Scholarship Program
January 28th, 2019
McCombie Reminds Residents of Programs to Assist with Energy Costs
January 28th, 2019
Tony McCombie signs onto Fair Maps legislation
January 22nd, 2019
Rep. McCombie Honors Martin Luther King Jr at ceremony in Rock Island
January 21st, 2019
2019 Tax Information: New Forms, New Deductions, New Tax Season
January 17th, 2019
Rep. McCombie files Legislation in response to Governor Pritzker’s signing of SB 337
January 17th, 2019
News from Rep. McCombie: 101st General Assembly Inaugurated
January 15th, 2019
IDNR accepting applications for several trail grant programs
January 15th, 2019
Rep. McCombie pushing for bill to protect DCFS workers
January 14th, 2019
Tony McCombie Sworn into 101st General Assembly, Nominates Jim Durkin for Speaker
January 9th, 2019
Free Chicago Museum Pass Available for Residents of the 71st District
January 3rd, 2019
McCombie blood drive saves 78 lives
January 2nd, 2019
253 New Laws to go into effect on January 1, 2019
December 27th, 2018
Two local non-profits chosen for prestigious award
December 22nd, 2018
Moline Township holds annual MAC Christmas Dinner
December 20th, 2018
McCombie Congratulates Illinois State Scholars
December 17th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Honors Veterans at Wreaths Across America Ceremony
December 15th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Meets FFA State Leadership Team
December 4th, 2018
Representative McCombie Celebrates Illinois’ Bicentennial
December 3rd, 2018
Morrison wins Governor’s Hometown Award
December 3rd, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Information
November 19th, 2018
Walmart, SunPower Announce 23-Megawatt Solar Agreement
November 13th, 2018
Week in Review: Week ending November 3
November 2nd, 2018
Illinois Tollway Authority hiring Welders
November 2nd, 2018
McCombie Speaks with the “Rocky Riveters” at Rock Island High School
October 25th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Continues Recognizing Summer Reading Program Participants
October 22nd, 2018
Rep. Tony McCombie gives update to Friendship Manor residents
October 22nd, 2018
Rock Island Legislators Collaborate with Rock Island Superintendents
October 19th, 2018
Daytime lane closures for bridge washing on US 30 Gateway Bridge
October 18th, 2018
IL 92 Road Closure in Joslin
October 16th, 2018
McCombie Attends “Rising Up Against Sexual Abuse” Luncheon
October 15th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Greets Visitors to Savanna’s Havencrest Castle
October 13th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Addresses Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals
October 12th, 2018
Rep. Tony McCombie Tours Tyson Foods in Joslin
October 11th, 2018
Rep. Tony McCombie Shares Advice about “Likely” Delays with Concealed Carry Renewals
October 11th, 2018
Rep. McCombie’s Summer Reading Program Participants Given Special Recognition
October 9th, 2018
Funding for Upgrades at Mississippi Palisades State Park Approved for Release by GOMB
October 9th, 2018
ETIP Grant Presentations working to close the “Skills Gap”
October 5th, 2018
Not too Early to Sign Up for Holiday Blood Drive
September 26th, 2018
Round Grove Road Closure east of Morrison
September 25th, 2018
IL 84 in Port Byron to Close for Road Construction Work beginning Sept 24
September 20th, 2018
I-Cash Program Returns Record-Breaking $180 Million to Individuals, Employers and Non-Profits
September 17th, 2018
I-80 Bridge Washing over the Mississippi River
September 17th, 2018
Cleveland Road Closure in the Village of Colona
September 17th, 2018
September is National Suicide Prevention Month
September 14th, 2018
McCombie: Black Hawk College & Sauk Valley Community College to Receive State Capital Funds
September 11th, 2018
US 67 Centennial Bridge Lane Closures beginning on Sep 11
September 10th, 2018
Harvest Emergency Declaration Allows Farmers to bring Grain to Market More Quickly
September 7th, 2018
Road Closures in and around Morrison
September 7th, 2018
New College & Career Planning Tool Unveiled
September 7th, 2018
McCombie named Outstanding Freshman Representative by Illinois Chamber of Commerce
September 6th, 2018
McCombie pleased Moline & Coal Valley Libraries will receive Project Next Generation Grant Funding
September 4th, 2018
McCombie Speaks to East Moline Rotary Club
August 30th, 2018
McCombie Bill Extends Property Tax Exemption to Life Care Facilities
August 29th, 2018
Opportunity for schools to receive energy education grants
August 27th, 2018
Local Leaders make plea for Workforce Development Help
August 24th, 2018
McCombie-backed Changes Enacted for Minority and Female Apprenticeships Reporting
August 24th, 2018
Rep. McCombie’s Bill to Rebuild Appraisal Industry in Illinois Signed by Governor
August 17th, 2018
Now Hiring: Metform
August 15th, 2018
McCombie Backed Bill Creates Silver Alert for Missing Soldiers/ Veterans
August 15th, 2018
Hearing Services offered at Augustana College at Reasonable Prices
August 15th, 2018
Alert: Grants, Loans, and Funding Opportunities for Recreation, Public Safety, and Jobs
August 10th, 2018
Target offering School Field Trip Grant Opportunity
August 10th, 2018
McCombie helps spread word about Special Wildlife Grants
August 6th, 2018
IDOT Announces Lane Closure on US 67 Centennial Bridge
August 6th, 2018
Rep. McCombie’s Bill to Cut Red-Tape Signed into Law
August 6th, 2018
Lilly Diabetes Solution Center Now Open to Help People with Insulin Affordability
August 6th, 2018
Disytrict 71 Travels: McCombie Visits YMCA
July 31st, 2018
Honoring Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
July 27th, 2018
Governor signs bill expanding historic preservation tax credit program
July 26th, 2018
District 71 Travels: Savanna City Office, Fulton Kiwanis, and Arrowhead Youth Ranch/ Residential Academy
July 24th, 2018
Rep. Tony McCombie’s Shred Event a Success
July 24th, 2018
Garden Plain Road Under Construction with Asphalt Overlay
July 24th, 2018
Silvis and Rock Falls Fire Departments to receive Small Equipment Grant Funding
July 19th, 2018
Tampico to receive Grant and Loan Funding from USDA for Water Main Replacement
July 17th, 2018
McCombie hears update on Positioning Western Illinois University for the Future
July 17th, 2018
McCombie Visits John Deere
July 15th, 2018
Executive Mansion Grand Re-Opening Point of Pride for Illinois
July 14th, 2018
McCombie tours MacLean-Fogg Metform
July 12th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Announces Traveling Office Hours in Erie on July 18
July 10th, 2018
McCombie Tours 3M in Cordova
July 6th, 2018
Honor 200 aims to feature Veterans at Illinois’ 200th Birthday Celebration
July 6th, 2018
Prophetstown “Run Around”- McCombie participates in 5K and Community Celebration
July 3rd, 2018
Pavement Patching on US 30 in Morrison begins July 9
July 2nd, 2018
Exelon unveils new Cordova learning center (from Quad-City Times, June 29, 2018)
June 30th, 2018
Rep. Tony McCombie Releases 2018 Legislative Update Newsletter
June 28th, 2018
Join the effort to feature Hero Street in Silvis on new postage stamp
June 28th, 2018
Gov. Rauner announces release of funding for Department of Agriculture programs
June 27th, 2018
The federal government has approved the state’s plan to protect safety net and rural hospitals
June 25th, 2018
Liam Wilcox Replaces His 100th Flag on Flag Day!
June 18th, 2018
Dale Gardner Veterans Memorial Bridge Plaque Unveiled
June 18th, 2018
June 15th – 18th are Free Fishing Days in Illinois
June 15th, 2018
Free Pass to County Fairs Available to Constituents at Rep. McCombie’s Office
June 11th, 2018
Walmart Unveils a New Associate Education Benefit
June 11th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Visits Twin Cities Sunrise Rotary and Northwest IL Criminal Justice Commission Meetings
June 8th, 2018
IDOT Announces Additional Travel Options for People Traveling Between Savanna and Sabula
June 7th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Announces June Traveling Office Hours
June 6th, 2018
Road Closure: IL 5 in East Moline (Revised Closure Dates)
June 5th, 2018
The McComBEE BUZZ: June 4, 2018 Legislative Update
June 4th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Votes YES on Balanced Budget
May 31st, 2018
Gov. Rauner announces $11.05 billion infrastructure plan
May 29th, 2018
ROAD CLOSURE ALERT: IL 5 Road Closure in East Moline
May 29th, 2018
McCombie BUZZ: May 28, 2018 Legislative Update
May 28th, 2018
Memorial Day Flag Placement Ceremony at Rock Island National Cemetery
May 25th, 2018
AFSCME Back Pay Bill Passes House
May 24th, 2018
State Rep. Tony McCombie Announces Summer Reading Program
May 24th, 2018
First Army to Host ‘Movie Night’ at the Rock Island Arsenal Memorial Park
May 23rd, 2018
Five Opportunity Zones Are Announced
May 21st, 2018
McCombie BUZZ – May 21, 2018 Legislative Update
May 21st, 2018
Illinois Associated Fire Fighters Visit Rep. McCombie in Springfield
May 11th, 2018
State Releases Grants for County Fairs and Trails
May 10th, 2018
Illinois State Police urge FOID card holders to renew early
May 7th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Co-Sponsored Initiatives Pass House
May 3rd, 2018
New Funding Available for the Creation of Community-Based Supportive Housing
May 2nd, 2018
State Rep. Tony McComBEE BUZZ: Legislative Update
April 29th, 2018
Rep. McCombie Co-Sponsors ‘Blue Collar Jobs Act’
April 26th, 2018
McCombie to Hold Senior Fair in Sterling
April 25th, 2018
CONSTRUCTION ALERT: IL 78 to be Detoured April 23 – 25
April 23rd, 2018
McCombie BUZZ – Legislative Update
April 23rd, 2018
Independent Redistricting Petition
April 20th, 2018
Advance Illinois Holds Annual Planning Meeting
April 19th, 2018
McCombie Calls for Passage of HB 4586
April 17th, 2018
MetroLINK Debuts Illinois’ First public transit battery-Electric Bus Fleet
April 16th, 2018
Majority Fails to Move McCombie’s Constituent Initiatives From Committee
April 13th, 2018
Majority Buries McCombie’s Constituent Initiatives in Subcommittee
April 10th, 2018
January is National Blood Donor Month
January 8th, 2018
McComBEE BUZZ: Rep. McCombie’s End of Summer Legislative Update
September 22nd, 2017
Bill Co-Sponsored by Rep. McCombie Giving Property Tax Relief to Homeowners Passes the House
April 7th, 2017
McCombie Honors Helen Scott Hay for Women’s History Month
March 22nd, 2017