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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Mazzochi Rebukes Governor’s Latest Power Grab, Files Legislation to Protect Small Businesses

State Representative Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst) is challenging Governor Pritzker’s latest executive overreach. Once again circumventing the legislative process, the Governor’s most recent regulatory plan seeks to punish small business owners…


Monday, May 18, 2020
COVID 19 Testing Availability Expanded

Recently, the State is announcing new drive-thru COVID-19 testing facilities will be available in the coming days on Chicago’s southside (May 16), Champaign (May 19), Rolling Meadows (May 20), while…


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
House Republican Priorities For Economic Recovery

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded and the Stay at Home was put into effect, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin created an internal Economic Recovery Working Group to help plan for…


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
DuPage County Offering Small Business Grants

In an effort to assist small businesses and independent contractors impacted by COVID-19, DuPage County, in cooperation with Choose DuPage, is providing grants to assist with employee retention payroll costs,…


Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Rep. Mazzochi Discusses Pritzker’s Re-opening Plan on Chicago Tonight

Friday, May 8, 2020
Petition to Convene the Illinois General Assembly

The Illinois General Assembly has not met since March 5th. In the interim, Governor Pritzker has made sweeping policy decisions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic through a patchwork of Executive Orders….


Thursday, May 7, 2020
IDES Issues Guidance for Self Employed Workers

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has released new instructions for 1099 workers who have lost work due to COVID-19. A 1099 employee is one that doesn’t fall under…


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Governor announces New Regional Approach to Reopening Illinois

The Governor announced today that he will be incorporating a regional approach to reopen the state’s economy in a five-phase plan called Restore Illinois. The four regions are Northeast, North-Central, Central…


Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Mazzochi, House Republican Women Urge Pritzker to Call Legislators Back to Work

In a letter to Governor Pritzker today, State Representative Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst) and the women of the House Republican Caucus outlined ways to move Illinois forward safely, reasonably, regionally and…


Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Face Coverings for Illinoisans Required Starting May 1

By order of the Governor, beginning on May 1, individuals will be required to wear a face-covering or a mask when in a public place where they can’t maintain a…