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Kinzler agrees with Rauner’s budget goals

DuPage Policy Journal With last year's contentious budget in place, Gov. Bruce Rauner is now looking for a longer-term solution. Rauner said his desire is to create a long-term budget, not a “stopgap” or “partial” measure. Reports from Reuters and other media sources...

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Kinzler says taxing retirement income is a bad idea

DuPage Policy Journal A new report from the Chicago-based Civic Federation indicates the state might be leaving a whole lot of revenue on the table by failing to tax retirement income in the same way that it taxes wages. In a March article on Illinois News Network,...

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Kinzler dominates in House District 46 primary victory

DuPage Policy Journal With 79.85 percent of the total votes, District 46 candidate Dr. Gordan “Jay” Kinzler was king of the primary election. Coming in almost 60 percent higher than his opponent Roger Orozco, who had 20.15 percent of the vote, Kinzler told the DuPage...

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Kinzler easily wins primary in bid for House seat in 46th District

DuPage Policy Journal Glen Ellyn Republican Jay Kinzler easily topped Roger Orozco Tuesday night in the 46th House District Republican primary, earning the right to face incumbent Rep. Deb Conroy (D- Villa Park) in November’s general election. With 99 percent of all...

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Kinzler defeats Orozco in GOP primary for 46th House District

Daily Herald Dr. Gordon "Jay" Kinzler of Glendale Heights defeated police detective Roger Orozco of Carol Stream in the GOP primary in the DuPage County-based 46th Illinois House District. With 100 percent of precincts reporting early Wednesday morning, Kinzler had...

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Chicago Tribune Endorsement

Chicago Tribune 46th District: Republicans have been trying to snatch this west suburban seat from Democrats for several election cycles. Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, beat a challenger comfortably in 2016. This year she’ll face the winner of the GOP primary between...

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Kinzler lights up the woods for the holidays

DuPage Policy Journal Jay Kinzler, a Glen Ellyn Republican running in the 46th House District, has found a way to keep the Christmas spirit alive in his neighborhood. “Every year the Boy Scouts come and they want to sell a tree,” Kinzler told the DuPage Policy...

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Conroy opponent disagrees with law establishing sanctuary state

DuPage Policy Journal Conservative House candidate Jay Kinzler says that while Illinois is a compassionate state, he disagrees with Gov. Bruce Rauner’s signing of the Trust Act, which made Illinois a so-called sanctuary state. “I think we should always lend a hand...

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46th House District candidate Kinzler says Bill 1905 hurts economy

DuPage Policy Journal Dr. Jay Kinzler, who is running for the 46th House District against incumbent state Rep. Deb Conroy (D-Villa Park), says the recent move by the Illinois Senate to override Bill 1905 will continue to damage the state’s economy. “All the states...

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Ives described as much firmer in her principles than Rauner

DuPage Policy Journal Dr. Jay Kinzler says he is committed to working with whomever sits in the governor’s chair after next year's election, but he has been impressed by Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton). “I think Jeanne is a very hardworking woman," Kinzler told the...

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