Forty-four students from across the 33rd Senate District attended State Senator Karen McConnaughay’s (R-St. Charles) Youth Advisory Council meeting on April 18 under the Capitol dome. This is McConnaughay’s second meeting with her Youth Advisory Council group, in which high school students learn more about state government and the legislative process as a two-part program throughout the school year.
Several area 5th grade students from across the 33rd Senate District visited the Capitol today as part of State Senator Karen McConnaughay’s (R-St. Charles) Art Education Day.
Illinois families and businesses need certainty when it comes to planning for their future said several Senate Republican legislators today during a press conference announcing legislation that opposes any attempt to amend our state Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax rate, which would be another tax increase on Illinois families.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights Kate Dzierzanowski for her CPR efforts that saved a man's life.
The Equal Rights Amendment is the first measure to earn the backing of the Senate Women’s Caucus, members of the bipartisan group announced today during a press conference in Springfield.
State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) told the members of Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention April 10 that changes are needed in the way ethics complaints are filed against lawmakers.
This week, State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) attended the first meeting of the newly formed bi-partisan Legislative Public Safety Working Group. The group, created last month by Governor Rauner, seeks to develop recommendations that address crime prevention, school safety, and mental health issues. Sen. McConnaughay says the meeting was a good first step in developing common-sense, reasonable measures that make our state a safer place to live.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights the St. Charles North High School Mock Trial Team for winning its second consecutive Illinois State Bar Association Mock Trial State Tournament.
Several suburban Republican senators are calling for legislative action on a bill that would put stricter consequences on those who are behind the bothersome robo-calls and scam calls, which seem to keep cell phones ringing non-stop.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights Mark Armstrong, Kane County Supervisor of Assessments, for winning the state's top award for property assessment.
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This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights the City of St. Charles for once again being awarded the highest form of recognition in government accounting and finance.
This week, the State Capitol was dominated by public safety discussions. State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) says when dealing with issues of public safety she takes her duty as a legislator very seriously, and recognizes that now more than ever public safety is on the minds of people across the state and nation.
State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) has been appointed to serve on the bipartisan Legislative Public Safety Group—a group announced by Governor Rauner on Tuesday. The group will work with the administration to develop and support public safety solutions.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights the Huntley Chamber of Commerce for its 2018 Home, Biz & Wellness Expo on March 3.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights members of the St. Charles, Aurora and Geneva police departments, the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, and other teams from Kane County who are participating in the 18th annual Polar Plunge at 1:00 p.m., March 4, at Loon Lake in Yorkville.
State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St Charles) has announced the winners of her 5th grade annual art contest, and congratulated these young artists residing in the 33rd Senate District.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights the Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame and its 2018 inductees: Sterling “Stu” Ainsworth, Benefactor; Bobbie Brown, Visual Arts – Painting; Frank Catalano, Performing Arts - Music; William LeBaron, Visual Arts – Film Producer; William Moulis, Visual Arts – Murals; and LaVerne Newsome, Performing Arts – Educator.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights the Forest Preserve District of Kane County and its “Maple Sugaring Days” March 3-4 at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve.
State Senator Karen McConnaughay (R-St. Charles) releases the following statement regarding Governor Bruce Rauner’s State Budget Address.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights local organizations that have been awarded federal funding for programs to help homeless residents.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame awards hosted by the Illinois Department on Aging.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights Kane County Recycles for its 2018 Green Guide that helps residents figure out what to recycle, and where and when to recycle it.
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights local students who have been honored by the Arlington Heights Daily Herald because they "... far exceed expectations with their dedication to community and making the world a better place."
This week, Senator McConnaughay spotlights three businesses in Lake in the Hills that have won local awards.
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