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Sunday, February 5, 2023

Grant Wehrli

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

The Local Pulse – April flowers and campaign signs

As predictable as the sprouting of spring daffodils, crocus and hyacinth, not-as-pretty campaign yard signs are popping up all over the place. It’s a...

The Local Pulse – Let it snow

This has been one of the snowiest winters we’ve had in quite a while, and as I glance outside and see yet another snow...

The Local Pulse – New Year, New Focus

I have always looked forward to sharing my thoughts in this monthly column, and even though my title is no longer State Representative Grant...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Reflections of a public servant

This marks the final column I will write as your State Representative. It has been the honor of my lifetime to serve as your...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Making a difference for Little Friends

Some call it “pork,” and others call it “member initiative” money. Whatever you call it, the FY 2020 budget (7/1/19 – 6/30/20) included funds...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Ethics matters

Ethics matter always. If you know me, you’ve heard me say this. And if you don’t, you’ve certainly seen me write about ethics in...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – RIP RBG

As I write this month’s column, the nation is mourning the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Yes, she was a staunch...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Navigating Challenges

As I write this column, I am noticing a gradual uptick in coronavirus positivity rates and hospitalizations for DuPage County. I want to again...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Madigan and Ethics

I have written about the dire need for ethics reform in Illinois many times in this column. The most recent bombshell, which ties House Speaker...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Thank you, Cindi Swanson

I often use this column to highlight greatness within our community. This month I want to acknowledge a tremendous community leader and fierce advocate...