State Rep. Suzanne Ness
State Rep. Suzanne Ness will host two mobile office hours and a mobile drivers services event in the coming weeks.
High-powered semi-automatic rifles such as those that have been used in mass killings across the country would be outlawed in many cases in Illinois, and people who currently own such weapons would have to register to keep them, under a proposal filed in the Illinois House.
Unofficial results for the newly downsized McHenry County Board show 13 Republicans to five Democrats. Of those potential winners, eight new faces could be on the board, making up nearly half of the body.
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.
Around 200 people made their way out to McHenry County College in Crystal Lake on Wednesday to commemorate the groundbreaking of the campus' new Foglia Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation.
An outpouring of support from many in the community has followed the vandalism that took place early Saturday morning at UpRising Bakery and Cafe in Lake in the Hills.
State Rep. Suzanne Ness will hold mobile office hours 10 a.m. to noon July 11 at the Huntley Area Public Library as part of an effort to remain accessible and bring services to every part of the district, according to a news release.
Following Tuesday’s primary, unofficial vote totals for the 66th House District show a very close race, Connie Cain is currently ahead of Arin Thrower as they vie for the chance to face incumbent state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, in November.
State Rep. Suzanne Ness will host mobile office hours from 10 a.m. to noon June 1 at the Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 W. Paddock St. in Crystal Lake.
State Rep. Suzanne Ness will host a town hall event at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Community Foundation for McHenry County, 33 E. Woodstock St.
A law that allows McHenry County voters to eliminate their local townships could be repealed under legislation considered during a hearing Thursday.
“She is a wonderful person and everyone loves her, regardless of political affiliation,” the McHenry County Board vice chair said. “She is a hard-working, intelligent person who will be an asset to the County Board.”
Tom Pavelko was nominated by the county Democratic Party to fill a seat left open by the departure of state Rep. Suzanne Ness last year, but John Collins was selected to fill the seat instead.
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.