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  • Breen resigns from Lombard village board Dec 22, 2014 4:15 PM
    Peter Breen has submitted his resignation from the Lombard village board in preparation of taking on his new role as state representative for the 48th District. Breen has served on the board since 2011. He represented District 4 and held the position of acting village president.

  • Peter Breen: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:55 PM
    Candidate information for Peter Breen, running for 48th District Representative

  • Marian Tomlinson: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:53 PM
    Candidate information for Marian Tomlinson, running for 48th District Representative

  • Breen, Sanguinetti likely hanging on to municipal seats — for now Mar 20, 2014 5:56 AM
    Peter Breen, a member of Lombard’s village board, and Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti, a member of the Wheaton City Council, both will be campaigning over the next eight months for offices in state government, but it appears unlikely either one will abandon their municipal seats in the meantime.

  • Breen takes Republican nomination in 48th House race Mar 19, 2014 12:19 AM
    Lombard trustee Peter Breen has taken the Republican nomination in the 48th House district, ousting longtime Rep. Sandra Pihos from her seat, according to unofficial election results. With all precincts reporting, Breen garnered about 57 percent of the vote, while Pihos, of Glen Ellyn, received about 43 percent.

  • Plenty of hot DuPage County primary races Mar 16, 2014 8:00 AM
    Voters in Tuesday’s DuPage County primary will pick their party’s nominees for numerous county, state and congressional seats to advance to the November general election. Here’s a look at some of the hottest races DuPage voters will be deciding.

  • Values, party division debated in 48th House race Mar 7, 2014 11:36 AM
    48th House Rep. Sandra Pihos acknowledges that Republicans have let their varying philosophies create tension within the party. “We can’t let our differences divide us if we really want to take over in this state,” she said. Her challenger in the March 18 primary, Lombard Peter Breen, says the district needs a representative that will advocate the Republican set of principals and try to draw more followers in with it. “We don’t know what we stand for anymore and we could make some gains on that front,” he said.

  • Endorsement: Pihos in GOP primary for Illinois House District 48 Feb 20, 2014 11:52 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses State Rep. Sandra M. Pihos in the Republican primary for the Illinois House from the 48th District.

  • State House candidates in DuPage get conservative backing Feb 20, 2014 4:28 PM
    Conservative talk show host and former Republican candidate for governor Dan Proft says he’s getting involved in at least two of DuPage County's biggest GOP primary races for Illinois House. Proft has more than $1.5 million in his Liberty Principles political committee, some of which he says he plans to use in advance of the March 18 primary.

  • 48th District Representative Breen: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:24 AM
    Candidate information for 48th District Representative Breen, running for 48th District Representative

  • 48th District Representative Tomlinson: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:31 AM
    Candidate information for 48th District Representative Tomlinson, running for 48th District Representative

  • Pihos, Breen disagree on pension reform Feb 10, 2014 4:20 PM
    Longtime 48th state House Rep. Sandra Pihos is standing by her decision to vote against a bill in December that made cuts to public pensions. But Lombard village board member Peter Breen, who is challenging Pihos in the March 18 Republican primary, said the bill was a constitutional “compromise measure” that was a good first step in pension reform.

  • Sandra M Pihos: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:44 PM
    Candidate information for Sandra M Pihos, running for 48th District Representative

  • March primary likely final word for these hopefuls Feb 14, 2014 7:32 PM
    The March primary election is the big show for a number of suburban incumbent state lawmakers who are facing challenges only from members of their own party. Three sitting Republicans and two Democrats have drawn primary challengers at a time when no one from the opposite party has signed up to run. So for some voters who have an opinion either way about their current representation, March 18 is the time to voice it.

  • Pihos says Chicago schools get too much state money Oct 10, 2013 7:58 AM
    State Rep. Sandra Pihos of Glen Ellyn has proposed doing away with a unique arrangement under which Chicago Public Schools received $235 million more in state grant money in a single school year than it would have if it were held to the same standard as every other district in the state.

  • Pihos will run for re-election, take on Breen Aug 27, 2013 10:55 PM
    State Rep. Sandy Pihos, a Glen Ellyn Republican, will run for re-election, she announced Tuesday, formalizing her intention to take on GOP challenger and Lombard Trustee Peter Breen.

  • Lombard trustee eyes House primary bid Jul 23, 2013 7:33 PM
    Lombard village Trustee Peter Breen Tuesday announced a Republican primary bid for the Illinois House that pits him against veteran state Rep. Sandra Pihos of Glen Ellyn.

  • Sandra Pihos: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:30 PM
    Candidate information for Sandra Pihos, running for 48th District Representative

  • Sandra Pihos: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:02 PM
    Candidate information for Sandra Pihos, running for 48th District Representative

  • Lisle’s Connelly retains seat in Illinois House District 48 Nov 2, 2010 10:50 PM
    Voters in Illinois House District 48 approved another term for Republican incumbent Michael Connelly, according to unofficial results Tuesday.

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