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Nov 29, 2018

Democrat Halpin & Republican McCombie hopeful about new dynamic in Springfield

New dynamic So the Democrats in Illinois got what they wanted. That’s total control. McCombie and Halpin talked about what they expect the dynamic to be in Springfield and if Republican voices will be shut out of the process. They also discussed how much this changes what they do to influence the policies important to……

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Nov 9, 2018

McCombie handles challenge from Padilla

Second term will focus on fiscal responsibility State Rep. Tony McCombie will return to Springfield for a second term in Illinois’ 71st House District after defeating Sterling Democrat Joan Padilla. With all precincts reporting, McCombie won 58.72 percent of the vote and Padilla 41.28 percent, or 23,810 votes to 16,736. Quickly labeled as a hard……

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Nov 5, 2018

Rep. McCombie Joins Tom Katz for Final Interview before Election Day

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Oct 19, 2018

Your Voice, Your Vote with Jim Mertens

MOLINE, Illinois – The two candidates seeking to serve the Illinois 71st House District have differing views on how the state should raise revenues, whether marijuana should be legalized, and Illinois gun laws. The 71st District includes eastern Rock Island county and parts of Henry, Whiteside, and Carroll counties in Illinois.…

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Oct 19, 2018

McCombie Endorsed by The Chicago Tribune

House Republicans in 2016 picked up this district that runs along the Mississippi River west of Sterling. Tony McCombie, the former Savanna mayor, has proved to be independent. She voted against the Democrat-led 32 percent income tax hike in 2017, yet she sided with Democrats on several votes supporting townships, a layer of government we……

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Oct 19, 2018

McCombie Endorsed by Dispatch Argus

McCombie, the former mayor of Savanna, hit the ground running two years ago in Springfield, where she proved to be a quick study. She regularly works across the aisle in a Democrat-dominated Statehouse, and has not hesitated to buck her own party leadership on issues that matter to her and to her constituents in the……

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Oct 14, 2018

Endorsers and Supporters

Endorsers: Operators International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 150 Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB: Illinois Farm Bureau Activator – Friend of AG) Illinois Education Association (IEA) Illinois Chamber of Commerce Named: Champion of Free Enterprise & Outstanding Freshman Illinois Realtors Association Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois (AFFI) National Federation of……

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Sep 7, 2018

McCombie named Outstanding Freshman Representative by Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Savanna…State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) was named “Outstanding Freshman Representative” by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday for her exemplary voting record in favor of job creation and retention during the 100th General Assembly. “This is an immense honor to be the only public servant from either chamber recognized as a Freshman legislator,” said……

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Sep 5, 2018

McCombie pleased Moline & Coal Valley Libraries will receive Project Next Generation Grant Funding

Savanna…State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) announced that Secretary of State and State Librarian, Jesse White, will be awarding 2019 Project Next Generation (PNG) grants to two public libraries in the 71st District as well as 29 others throughout the State. “The Moline Public Library as well as the Robert R Jones Public Library in Coal……

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Aug 30, 2018

McCombie Bill Extends Property Tax Exemption to Life Care Facilities

Savanna…State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) announced that Governor Rauner signed Senate Bill 3093, a bill Rep. McCombie sponsored stating that a general homestead exemption applies to a life care facility. McCombie sponsored the legislation to grant a general and senior homestead exemption to residents in facilities like Friendship Manor in Rock Island, saving a resident……

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