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Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno cited the Hinsdale senator's "unique perspective and institutional knowledge" in making her appointment.
The Republican incumbent will now travel the state to seek advice on a possible run for governor in 2014.
The challenger to 6th District incumbent Republican Peter Roskam talked about the environment, health care, and her opponent at the Clarendon Hills Library Tuesday night.
Dillard, a Hinsdale native, has represented the 24th District in the Illinois Senate since 1993.
The district includes all or part of Clarendon Hills, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Lisle, Oak Brook, Western Springs, and Wheaton.
The outgoing mayor of Chicago spoke about his 22 years in office at Wheaton College's Burrows Auditorium.
The mayor delivered his annual State of the City address Thursday afternoon at the Arrowhead Golf Club. He touched on the "top priority" of city finances and a slew of other issues.
For almost 20 years, the publicly funded Downtown Wheaton Association strives to bring both shoppers and retailers to the heart of the city.
A troubled economy, outdated buildings, and "mall-type" shopping areas are among the reasons for 14 empty storefronts around downtown Wheaton.
The Neighborhood Files, Government
Representative-elect of 14th district will not represent much of Wheaton in Congress, but he credits town and family for the values he aims to defend.
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