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Aug 24, 2018

McCombie-backed Changes Enacted for Minority & Female Apprenticeships Reporting

State Representative Tony McCombie announced that Governor Rauner signed Senate Bill 2637, a bill Rep. McCombie sponsored to improve the accuracy of reporting of Minority & Female participation in building trades apprenticeships programs. “The signing of this legislation will ensure more accurate reporting of demographic trends in the State’s building trades apprenticeship programs,” said Rep….…

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Aug 7, 2018

McCombie bill a win for small savings banks

Momentum also building for federal regulatory reform SAVANNA – Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a banking bill into law that originated with 71st District state Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna. Not only is it being hailed as a win for smaller banks, it’s a win for McCombie. It’s the first bill she took the distance, from drafting……

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Aug 7, 2018

McCombie helps spread word about Special Wildlife Grants

State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) is helping spread the word that the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is accepting grant applications from not-for-profit organizations and units of government interested in developing projects to enhance wildlife habitat through the Illinois Habitat Fund and the State Pheasant Fund. The IDNR Division of Wildlife Resources administers these……

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Aug 6, 2018

Rep. McCombie’s Bill to Cut Red-Tape Signed into Law

Savanna…State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) announced that Governor Rauner signed House Bill 4589, the first bill she shepherded through the Illinois House from bill drafting to bill signing. A local bank in Savanna brought forth the idea for this legislation to Rep. McCombie because larger banks were regulated less than smaller banks under previous law……

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Aug 1, 2018

McCombie praises bipartisan budget

State Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, did her best Monday to avoid getting political in a presentation to the Moline Rotary Club at Trinity Lutheran Church. Speaking to about 100 Rotarians and guests, McCombie — a former mayor — shared insights from her first term as a state representative in Springfield. “Government does not always have……

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Jul 28, 2018

Expanded historic preservation tax credits could help Quad-Cities

PEORIA — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday signed SB 3527, a bipartisan bill improving and expanding the River Edge Redevelopment Zone Historic Tax Credit. The economic development incentive now will be available to communities statewide. “This legislation opens up millions of dollars in economic incentives in the form of tax credits for historic preservation projects……

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Jul 18, 2018

Rep. McCombie Helps to Position WIU for the the Future

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – Western Illinois University is making investments in its academic programs and service operations that will keep Western on the leading edge and position the institution for growth. “Two years ago, we established the President’s Executive Institute to signify that we will be an innovative and forward-thinking institution that is on the cutting……

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Jun 18, 2018

Dale Gardner Veterans Memorial Bridge Plaque Unveiled

Savanna…State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) joined Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, former NASA Astronaut Capt. Daniel C. Brandenstein, former NASA Astronaut Brigadier General Robert L. Stewart, as well as numerous members of Captain Dale Gardner’s family including his daughter Lisa Gardner Hoefler for the dedication of the Dale Gardner Veteran’s Memorial Bridge and plaque unveiling. “What……

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May 31, 2018

Rep. McCombie Votes YES on Balanced Budget

Springfield – State Rep. Tony McCombie (IL-71) released the following statement after voting in favor of the first truly balanced budget since 2001 which passed with broad bipartisan support: When I first took the oath of office, January of last year I asked members of the General Assembly to respectfully come together, consider each other’s……

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Oct 11, 2016

McCombie on Mediacom Newseleaders

Candidate for State Representative in Illinois’ 71st Legislative District, Tony McCombie, was interviewed on Mediacom Newsleaders with Kelli Grubbs. McCombie was enthusiastic in her detailed description on how she would work to fix the fiscal issues that our state currently faces. “It’s okay to disagree, but we always talk,” she had to say when asked about the……

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