Quinnocchio Opposes Term Limits on November Ballot

“While Pat Quinn and Mike Madigan continue to fight against term limits in Illinois, Bruce Rauner stands squarely with the people in their call for reform and accountability. The people of Illinois deserve the chance to make their voices heard.” – Rauner Campaign Spokesperson Mike Schrimpf As Bruce Rauner joins with the hundreds of thousands […]

Chairman Bruce Rauner’s Term Limits and Reform Petition Has Enough Signatures to Place the Term Limits Amendment on the November Ballot

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits, chaired by Bruce Rauner, successfully completed the next step in the constitutional amendment petition process when the State Board of Elections determined Friday that the committee submitted 366,460 valid signatures, blowing past the minimum legal requirement of 298,400. Once the State Board of Elections […]

ICYMI: Dem Lawmaker Questions Quinn’s Integrity

Illinois Radio Network is reporting that another high-profile Illinois Democrat is questioning Gov. Pat Quinn’s integrity – this time, State Rep. Jack Franks (D-Marengo) who took questions about the governor’s illegal hiring schemes: “Many of these people were hired because of their political positions as county chairpeople and (who) also happen to support the governor,” says State […]

“Take Back Your Power” Special Screening – Public Meeting

Naperville Smart Meter Awareness, West Suburban Patriots and Americans for Prosperity will jointly host a pubic screening of the award winning film, “Take Back Your Power” followed by a Q/A workshop featuring the film’s producer, Josh del Sol on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 6:30pm at National Louis University (850 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL) Have you heard the […]

Quinnocchio Caught in IDOT Patronage Lie

“Pat Quinn is trapped in a web of misinformation over his patronage scheme. He needs to stop spinning and come clean.” – Mike Schrimpf, Rauner campaign spokesperson. Today, Pat Quinn Claimed The Dramatic Expansion Of Patronage Jobs At IDOT On His Watch Was “Absolutely” Necessary In Order To Take Advantage Of Federal Grant Funds. “Gov. Pat […]

Quinnocchio Misled Illinoisans on Medicaid Reform

– Latest Failure Follows Controversial Decision Last Year to Give Up on  Private Review of Medicaid Eligibility – “These latest revelations are more evidence that Pat Quinn didn’t tell the truth last month when he said his administration has rooted out waste from Medicaid. And Quinn’s decision last year to drop other Medicaid reform efforts […]

Senator Oberweis Offers Minimum-Wage Compromise

SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) is reaching out to employers and across the aisle to his Democrat colleagues to offer a compromise to the current debate about raising Illinois’ minimum wage. On April 8, the 25th District Senator introduced an amendment to Senate Bill 2004, which would raise the minimum wage for […]

Meet Tax Hike Mike Frerichs – Even More Extreme On Taxes Than Gov. Quinn

Press Release from the Illinois Republican Party Chicago – Three years ago, Democrat State Senator Mike Frerichs joined with Governor Pat Quinn to raise income taxes by 67 percent.  The Quinn/Frerichs tax increase was the largest in state history, and while initially described as temporary, Quinn/Frerichs are now seeking to make it permanent.  But this tax […]

Senate votes to make Illinois’ LLC fee the nation’s lowest

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Heather Steans (D-Chicago 7th) secured Senate passage today of legislation that will reduce Illinois’ filing fee for establishing a limited liability company to $39 – the lowest in the nation. The current fee in Illinois is $500. “Small businesses are powerful engines of economic growth in our state, employing 48 percent of […]

Getting To Know Paul Schimpf 2014 Illinois Attorney General Candidate