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Report: Madigan backs Elgin’s Richard Johnson with nearly $124,000

Elgin State House candidate Richard Johnson received another $123,829 from Illinois House Speaker and Democrat Party Chief Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) between Sept. 6 and Sept. 30, state filings show. The Madigan funding was disclosed in reports filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) by Johnson… Read more here.
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PAC: The ‘Johnson-Madigan Fix’ blocking property tax cuts

A political action committee says the candidacy of Elgin state House candidate Richard Johnson is part of a scheme by House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) to keep suburban property taxes high. Madigan is almost entirely financing Johnson’s campaign. He has given him… Read more here.
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Ugaste unimpressed with mileage tax talk, says it will lead to more moving out of state

Dan Ugaste views J.B. Pritzker’s expressed support for a mileage tax as just more of the irresponsible behavior that has steered the state’s financial outlook off a cliff. “To say that it’s not a good idea would be an understatement,” Ugaste told the Kane County Reporter. “It’s just another way for lawmakers to carelessly…  …
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Voting Has Started

It is officially time to start voting! Starting September 27 the County Clerk will be mailing out ballots to those who requested a “Mail In Ballot”. You can expect to see your ballot in a few days. If you have not done so yet I would encourage you to request a Mail in Ballot by…
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What will the next two years look like?

In the November 6th 2018 General Election voters like you will be deciding what our government looks like for the next two years and beyond. From the top of the ticket on down the ballot, the votes you cast will elect leaders who will make decisions on everything from property tax rates to income tax…
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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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