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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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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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Ugaste and Other Kane County Republican Leaders Launch Community Care Package Events this Saturday, May 16

For Immediate Release- May 12, 2020 (St. Charles)- A group of Republican Kane County elected officials and candidates are leading two events this Saturday to distribute free Community Care Packages to people in need at locations in Elgin and St. Charles via a drive-in, no contact, delivery system. The first event will be from 10-12 at the New Life Covenant Church at 2250 W.…
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Local leaders voice concerns about “Restore Illinois” plan

Local government leaders are voicing concerns about Gov. JB Pritzker’s “Restore Illinois” plan to gradually bring the state out of quarantine and back to normal. The plan divides the state into four “health regions,” which will move through the five phases independent of one another based on COVID-19 data and health care capacity within the…
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Ugaste Statement on Pritzker’s 5 Phase Plan

GENEVA, IL – On Tuesday, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker released his 5 Phase plan to reopen Illinois.   This 5 Phase plan broke the state into four regions, and laid out criteria that is needed for each zone to advance to the next phase.  The Governor stated that currently the state as a whole is in…
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