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Dan’s Statement on Property Taxes

While the American Dream is to own your family home, the Illinois nightmare is the loss of your home and/or its value because of an excessive and at times corrupt property tax system. The taxes are excessive and the assessment/appeal process can be corrupt. The U.S. Census now reports that the average income for Illinois…
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People are Fleeing Illinois

The flight of people of all ages from Illinois has reached a new pinnacle. On November 30th the IRS reported that Illinois, in the 2015 tax year, lost 86,100 people and $4.75 billion in adjusted gross income on net to other states. Furthermore, it is not just to warm weather states, people are going to…
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Dan Ugaste Files Petitions To Join State Legislature Local Attorney Seeking To Replace Retiring Representative Steve Andersson

GENEVA – Longtime Geneva resident Dan Ugaste filed almost double the signatures needed from local residents in his quest to change the way government operates in Illinois. Ugaste filed the signatures last week along with additional paperwork necessary to appear on the official ballot as a candidate for State Representative. Any person seeking to run…
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Illinois needs to change the way government is run…

Illinois needs to change the way government is run – starting in Springfield with new leadership that will finally put the people of the State first. A recent investigation has shown that legal fees paid to property tax appeal lawyers in 2015 totaled roughly $35 million — paid to lawyers like House Speaker Mike Madigan;…
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Dan Ugaste Calls For Revision Of Laws Governing Legislative Ethics Commission And Inspector General

Dan Ugaste For State Representative For Immediate Release: November 7, 2017 Contact: Dan Ugaste GENEVA, ILLINOIS – State Representative candidate Dan Ugaste urges the Illinois General Assembly to begin a full review of the state laws governing the appointment and operation of the office of the Legislative Inspector General when it convenes its veto session…
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Citizens For Dan Ugaste Invites you to attend a cocktail party to help finance the reform of state government…

Dan Ugaste For State Representative 65th District Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Eagle Brook Country Club 2288 Fargo Boulevard Geneva, Illinois Special Guest Speaker: Republican Leader James Durkin $100 Per Ticket $250 Bronze Sponsor $500 Silver Sponsor $1,000 Gold Sponsor $2,500 Platinum Sponsor All Tickets Will Be Held At The Door.…
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Dan Ugaste’s Statement in Opposition to Proposed Gas Tax Increase

Some state legislators are discussing a hike in the state gas tax to pay for infrastructure improvements in Illinois that will push the total tax bill for gas to one third of our purchase. For every $30 gas tank fill up, $10 or more will be taxes and $20 will be for gas. The total…
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Petitions

Starting September 5, 2017 petitions can now be circulated for the March 20, 2018 Republican primary. Petitions can be downloaded by clicking here. Need instructions?  Click here.  
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Dan Ugaste Announces Run For 65th District State Representative

Dan Ugaste For State Representative For Immediate Release: August 21, 2017 Contact: Dan Ugaste Cell: 847.595.0522 Dan Ugaste Announces Run For 65th District State Representative GENEVA, ILLINOIS – After the Illinois General Assembly hiked state income taxes by 32%, increasing spending and refusing to structurally reform our derelict state government, longtime Geneva resident and attorney…
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