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Grant Wehrli

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

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Ethics to Guide

Ethics – it’s the moral compass that guides our decisions and behavior. And when people seek public office, they should be held to an...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – New taxes in Illinois

When I meet with people in and around the 41st District, the issue that comes up most often is taxes. Residents are shouldering an...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Improved Revenue Outlook

In mid-April, lawmakers received some very welcomed news. We learned that the state’s income tax receipts for April were $1.5 billion higher than projected...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Five Key Issues Remain as Final Month of Spring Session Begins

Lawmakers are back in Springfield for the final four weeks of the spring session. While we’ve been meeting regularly since mid-January, I’m again puzzled...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Town Hall Meetings in April

In a democracy, all voices are considered equal, and while that is not always the case here in the Land of Lincoln, I work...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Pritzker Promised a Truly Balanced Budget and Failed to Deliver

The General Assembly recently heard Governor Pritzker’s budget address, which serves as the blueprint for budget discussions for the next fiscal year. Leading up...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – House Rules Channel Greater Power to Majority Party Lawmakers

On January 9, members of the new 101st General Assembly took the oath of office. Inauguration was followed by receptions, where Republicans and Democrats...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Working together

On January 14, J.B. Pritzker will become Illinois’ 43rd Governor. His swearing-in puts the final ingredient in place for Democrat super-majorities in the House...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Welcome to Naperville, Laughing Lincoln

Holiday season is about making dreams come true. Yes, that mostly applies to children who find a special wished-for item under the tree on...

Naperville’s Pulse in Springfield – Giving thanks for George Pradel

Like many of us, in November I like to take stock of the many blessings for which I am grateful; chief among them are...