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Ugaste sees Madigan’s campaign contributions as source of state’s economic issues

Dan Ugaste said during a recent interview that he sees his Republican House run in the 65th District as the fight of his lifetime. “I truly believe that if Democrats win the governorship, maintain the majority in Springfield and follow through on their talk of a progressive tax Illinois… Read More…
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Madigan to blame for state’s financial woes, Ugaste says

Dan Ugaste looks at House Speaker Mike Madigan taking such an interest in his race against Democrat Richard Johnson in the 65th District as sort of a mixed bag. “It’s a good sign that he sees enough resistance to his reign in Springfield that he feels the need to be trying to steal a district…
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Report: Madigan backs Elgin’s Johnson with $105,937

Elgin State House candidate Richard Johnson received another $105,937 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Aug. 15 and Sept. 6, state filings show. Read more here.
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Dan Ugaste Earns Small Business Association Endorsement

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative candidate Dan Ugaste has been endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business for his advocacy of a low taxes and restricted regulations in Illinois state government. “I am honored to be recognized by my fellow small business owners, who employ more Americans than every Fortune 500 company combined. People may…
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Get Your Yard Sign!

If you ask candidates political staff they will tell you that signs don’t vote – but what they do accomplish according to Mel Kahn, political scientist at Wichita State University, is they increase candidate name recognition. In Kahn’s research into yard signs he found that they help establish name recognition “at the grassroots level.” Candidates…
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Ugaste calls out lawmakers for endless cycle of taxes, debt

Dan Ugaste often is wistful for the state to be considered top in the country for something, but never anything like this. “There’s nothing good about being considered No. 1 or almost No. 1 for highest property taxes in the country,” Ugaste told the Kane County Reporter. “I’m of the mind that Illinois has everything it takes…
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I Need Your Help

We are just over two and a half months away from the election, and I need your help. No, I am not asking for money, I am asking for three very specific actions from you and your family: Click here right now to request a ballot to be sent to your home so you can vote…
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State Report: Madigan backs Elgin’s Richard Johnson with $133,996

In Case You Missed It: Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) gave $133,996 to Elgin State House candidate Richard Johnson between July 15 and Aug. 15, state filings show. The Madigan funding was disclosed in reports filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) by Johnson for Illinois, the campaign…
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