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Grant Wehrli

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Grant Wehrli is a lifelong Naperville Resident and former Representative in the Illinois House of Representatives and Naperville City Councilman.

The Local Pulse – Election post-mortem

The election is over, and the votes have been counted. We can once again go to the mailbox without fear of being swallowed by...

The Local Pulse – Amendment 1

A few years ago, JB Pritzker spent millions of his family’s fortune to try and convince Illinois voters the state was broke and the...

The Local Pulse – Support local business

I have used this column to write in the past about how difficult it is to do business in Illinois. Along with sky-high property...

The Local Pulse – SAFE-T Act

Update, Oct. 4, 2022 / Thanks to Grant Wehrli for his column that shined some light on the Safety, Accountability, Fairness & Equity Today...

The Local Pulse – Value of cooperation and bipartisanship

Webster’s defines the word “collaborate” as “working jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor.” In the political arena, collaboration is often referred...

The Local Pulse – Thank you, farmers!

Change is constant and often necessary. Businesses continually adapt to remain competitive and profitable, and schools respond to economic trends to produce graduates that...

The Local Pulse – Beyond high school graduation

Over the last few weeks, seniors from high schools across the state completed their coursework and accepted their diplomas at graduation ceremonies. For most...

The Local Pulse – Just who is paying for ComEd’s political missteps?

The people of Naperville are fortunate to have a locally-controlled and managed Electric Utility System. This allows electricity to be delivered to Naperville consumers...

The Local Pulse – What’s next for Illinois?

Did you note the indictment heard across the state on March 2, 2022? That day Michael J. Madigan was charged in a 106-page indictment for...

The Local Pulse – What is JCAR, anyway?

An obscure Springfield committee called the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) has been in the news lately, but most Illinoisans have never heard...

The Local Pulse – Do you feel safe?

“Chicago reached at least 800 homicides in 2021, a level not seen in 25 years” – Chicago Tribune 1/3/22 “Intentional killing of law enforcement...

The Local Pulse – Happy New Year

With every new year comes fresh opportunities to become better versions of ourselves. Whether we decide to eat less, exercise more, spend less, or volunteer...

The Local Pulse – Joy to the World

As I read the reactions to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, it became clear that our country and our state are more politically polarized than...

The Local Pulse – The Ultimate Sacrifice

On September 26, my wife Sharon and I walked to the Gold Star Families Memorial Monument groundbreaking ceremony at Veterans Park on Gartner Road....

The Local Pulse – Small business fuel local economy

Over the last 18 months we’ve all become experts at Internet shopping. From groceries, to gifts, clothes, and home décor, it’s easy to scroll...

The Local Pulse – The Riverwalk’s 40th Anniversary

On Labor Day 2021, the City of Naperville will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Naperville Riverwalk. This beautiful walkway along the West Branch...

The Local Pulse – Ethics Reform?

Leading up to the November 2020 election, many of us candidates were singing a familiar tune. We were pledging to reform ethics laws and...

The Local Pulse – The letter of the law and the spirit of the...

Naperville is a wonderful and diverse community filled with intelligent, hard-working, and giving people. Within our city, we are fortunate to have a vibrant...

The Local Pulse – Election Integrity

When I was little, I remember going with my parents to the polls on Election Day. We would walk into a booth, draw the...

The Local Pulse – Recognize opioid crisis

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin recently released some startling information about hard drug use and possession in the county. Whereas he reported 182...

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