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The Daily Herald Endorses Dan Ugaste

The 65th House District in the Illinois General Assembly has been reliably Republican for decades, but it’s getting competitive. Before attorney Dan Ugaste of Geneva was elected in 2018, Steve Andersson held the seat. Before him, it was Tim Schmitz — for eight terms. Ugaste sneaked past Democrat Richard Johnson two years ago in Ugaste’s…
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Dan Ugaste Endorsed By The Illinois Fraternal Order Of Police

Dan Ugaste Endorsed By The Illinois Fraternal Order Of Police GENEVA – State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-65) has been formally endorsed by the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), which represents over 33,000 active and retired Illinois police officers.  Ugaste accepted the endorsement and support of the police organization with gratitude and vowed to work…
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Sheriffs of Illinois PAC Announces Ugaste as a “Sheriffs’ Star” Award Recipient

Springfield, Ill. — Sheriffs of Illinois PAC today announce its “Sheriffs’ Star” legislative endorsement for the 101 st General Assembly. The program is further engaging Illinois Sheriffs in the policy-making process. It is now more important than ever that law enforcement have legislators that value the protections and services provided by law enforcement. “Legislators write…
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Dan Ugaste Calls On Opponent To Join Madigan Resignation Chorus

  Dan Ugaste Calls On Opponent To Join Madigan Resignation Chorus GENEVA – State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-65) today called upon his opponent Martha Paschke to join him in demanding Mike Madigan’s resignation as the Speaker of the House.  Ugaste also encouraged Paschke to seek Madigan’s resignation from all Democratic Party leadership positions. “So far…
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Ugaste Statement on ComEd’s Federal Bribery Charges and Speaker Madigan

CHICAGO—State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) released the following statement in response to the federal bribery charges officially filed against ComEd, which implicate House Speaker Mike Madigan in these charges, which is part of the ongoing public corruption investigation: “Although he has not been charged, it is clear that Speaker Madigan is involved in this federal…
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Community Care Package Drive, Saturday July 11

Valley View Baptist Church, 6N656 Rt. 25, 10-11 AM on July 11th (Located in St. Charles Township between St. Charles and South Elgin) This is a drive-thru, outdoor event. Fresh Oberweis Dairy milk, RX Water, assorted food items, masks, and food coupons will be served. All are welcome, no questions asked.  Sponsored by the following…
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Stan Bond Memorial Scholarship Available to Western Township Students

The Western Kane County Republican Organization is offering a scholarship in honor of former chairman Stan Bond who passed away in 2019. Stan was also a Montgomery Village Trustee and the State Central Committeeman for the 14th Congressional District, and was engaged in his community in many ways. The scholarship was first offered in 2019. The scholarship is open to high…
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Ugaste Legislation Requires Legislative Input in Emergency Response

GENEVA—Due to Governor Pritzker’s continued unilateral response to the state’s coronavirus pandemic, State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva) filed legislation to require legislative approval on emergency declarations. The legislation, HB5790, provides that if the Governor issues a disaster proclamation, he may extend the proclamation or make an additional proclamation regarding the same disaster, but it must…
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Ugaste Opposes New IDPH Rule

GENEVA—This week Governor Pritzker’s administration issued an additional executive order creating a new penalty, including jail time and up to a $2,500 fine, for businesses who defy the Stay at Home Order and attempt to reopen. State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva), who has backed small businesses in Illinois by supporting the Fair Business Treatment Act,…
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