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Andrew Chesney

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
45TH DISTRICT

Andrew Chesney

ILLINOIS STATE SENATOR
45TH DISTRICT

Senator Andrew Chesney Launches 2024 Summer Reading Program

To keep young minds active during the summer break from school, Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) is offering first through sixth grade students from the 45th District an opportunity to participate in his summer reading program. “Summer reading is a key factor in the achievement gap between struggling and successful students, and those who do not […]

Senator Chesney’s Week in Review

Senate Advances Legislation to Stop Governments from Charging Property Tax Penalties to Deceased Individuals Legislation that alleviates the financial burdens placed on families dealing with unforeseen property tax penalties in the wake of a loved one’s passing advanced in the Senate last week. I am the leading Chief Co-Sponsor of this bill. Currently, even when […]

Senator Andrew Chesney Launches First Annual “Valentines for Seniors” Card Drive

With the start of the new year in Illinois, State Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) is launching his first annual “Valentines for Seniors” card drive. To brighten the days of seniors and make sure they know they are a valued part of the community, Senator Chesney is asking students from public and private schools, church groups, […]

Senator Chesney to host Pet Rescue Event on December 2

On Saturday, December 2, Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) is partnering with the Friends Forever Humane Society in Freeport for a Pet Rescue Fair. Visitors at the event will be able to interact with pets available for adoption and enjoy half-price adoptions for cats. “People searching for the perfect pet do not need to look any […]

Senator Andrew Chesney Sets Six Traveling Office Hours Events for August

State Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) is hosting a series of traveling office hours events throughout the 45th Senate District this summer, and after two successful events at the end of July, six additional dates have been announced for August. “My highly-trained staff can help constituents navigate state agencies and find solutions to a variety of […]

Senator Andrew Chesney to Host Unclaimed Property Event

State Senator Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) is partnering with the Illinois Treasurer’s Office to connect citizens from the 45th District with more than $3.5 billion in unclaimed property and cash. From 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 3, residents can meet with a counselor from the Treasurer’s Office at the Talcott Free Library in […]