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Apr 1, 2019

Whiteside County Lincoln Day Dinner Update from Springfield

https://www.saukvalley.com/2019/03/31/republicans-paint-bleak-picture-of-springfield-politics/abbnoyt/…

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Mar 29, 2019

Representative McCombie Working to Protect Illinois Workers

Representative McCombie’s HB1482 that would protect the workers for Department of Children and Family Services and Department of Aging has passed out of the Judicial-Criminal Committee. This bill is a closure of a loophole that was discovered after Pam Knight lost her live after being attacked at a home visit for a DCFS case. Read……

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Mar 25, 2019

Representative McCombie and Representative Brady join Capitol Connection to discuss Spring Session

https://www.wcia.com/capitol-connection/house-republicans-dig-in-against-pritzker-s-progressive-income-tax-plan/1864766311…

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Mar 21, 2019

McCombie Supports HB 3462 Hunting Safety Education

SPRINGFIELD- I appreciate that it’s not a mandate, but with Moms Demand Action at the capitol, this shouldn’t just be a downstate issue, and the safety piece of the class is extremely important. I think it could be utilized as a way for folks who do not actively hunt or shoot trap to learn about……

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Mar 9, 2019

Representative McCombie’s Response to Pritzker’s Tax Proposal

“Sales taxes and property taxes are proven to be regressive compared to our income tax structure, so why are we not willing look at how we tax goods, services and our properties? The Governor should be looking at our overall tax burden (sales, income, use, property, etc.) and make changes that will bring growth and……

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Feb 22, 2019

Tony McCombie: ‘Huge task’ in rebuilding House GOP caucus

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Republicans suffered big losses in the 2018 elections, giving up seven House seats and handing a 74-44 supermajority to Democrats. Now it’s up to state Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, to try and turn things around, and she has no illusions about how big of a task that will be. “Huge. A huge……

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Feb 20, 2019

Representative Tony McCombie first female elected as the Illinois House Republican Organization Chair

Springfield, IL — The Illinois House Republican Organization has elected State Representative Tony McCombie (R-Savanna) to be the HRO chairman for this upcoming election cycle in 2020. “Illinois is in desperate need for reforms that will help move the state forward, and it is our responsibility to ensure that we are running the best campaigns……

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Feb 16, 2019

Representatives Swanson and McCombie Speak Against Min. Wage Hike

Representatives Dan Swanson and Tony McCombie Speak Out on Minimum Wage Hike by Sean Kernan On Thursday, the Illinois House of Representative voted to raise the state minimum wage in Illinois to $15.00 per hour over a six year period. The bill passed on party line vote with no Republicans voting in favor of the measure….…

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Feb 8, 2019

State Senator pushes back as gun control measures gain traction in Springfield

One bill would tax ammunition, another would have police scour the social media accounts of people seeking to legally buy guns, a third would ban some common firearms, even from law-abiding gun owners. One state lawmaker said that people’s rights are being threatened by the aggressive anti-gun agenda. State Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, has been……

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Feb 1, 2019

Democrats again grant broad powers to House Rules Committee

A set of legislative rules that gives a five-member committee in the Democrat-controlled Illinois House broad authority to decide how legislation moves through the statehouse has frustrated not only Republican lawmakers, but also Illinois residents who want to change things. When lawmakers come back next week, the House will have rules that Republicans have said……

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