State Rep. Steve Reick
With Tuesday’s election, voters in McHenry County selected candidates for two state senate and five house districts.
The race for Illinois governor won’t be the only one on Tuesday’s ballot. With the redrawing of the state’s political maps, the make-up of the entire McHenry County Board and both the U.S. and Illinois houses of representatives will be determined, along several other races.
More “school choice” and a voucher system is something state Rep. Steve Reick, R-Woodstock, would like to see Illinois move toward while his Democratic opponent, Brian Meyers of Crystal Lake, supports robust public school funding.
Candidates for the Republican Party across local, state and federal races, were in Crystal Lake on Wednesday to meet with residents and talk about the state of Illinois, the SAFE-T Act and other issues.
State Rep. Steven Reick says the top priorities facing the 63rd district include: Property tax reform, General tax reform, Child welfare and reform of DCFS
The McHenry County Board will ask Illinois lawmakers to repeal a 2019 law that makes McHenry County the only one in Illinois where voters can dissolve a township through a referendum.
A 2019 law only allows McHenry County voters to vote to dissolve townships. County leaders say the law has too many issues that need to be addressed and the law should not just single out McHenry County
McHenry County is the only county in Illinois where voters can vote to dissolve a township. County Board members want state lawmakers to either repeal the law or expand it to all counties.
Suburban lawmakers hold 33 seats across five committees related to appropriations or education and six seats on Senate ethics committee
‘There’s a process in place. We should abide by that process,’ state Rep. Steve Reick, R-Woodstock, during a Friday redistricting hearing