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 […]

Charles Koch: I’m Fighting to Restore a Free Society

I have devoted most of my life to understanding the principles that enable people to improve their lives. It is those principles—the principles of a free society—that have shaped my life, my family, our company and America itself. Unfortunately, the fundamental concepts of dignity, respect, equality before the law and personal freedom are under attack […]

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

Remembering Pat Quinn’s Apology Tour – “I’m Sorry, s-o-o-o- Sorry, that I was such a fool…”

Who can ever forget when, in May of 2004 Pat Quinn, then Lieutenant Governor, apologized to the Mormons for their mistreatment by Illinoisans in 1845. As Brenda Lee said “…please accept my apology”. Since government apologies seem to be more and more popular these days, especially in Blue States, I thought perhaps we should try […]

Manju Goel/Niappi Investigated for Vote Buying

501(C)(3) Charity Allegedly Gives Away Target and Home Depot Gift Cards In Return for Goel Vote SCHAUMBURG, IL – After last night’s news of the Daily Herald rescinding their endorsement of Manju Goel, it has now been revealed that the National Indian American Public Policy Institute (NIAPPI), a 501 (c) (3) charity organization is being […]

Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field

Tribune editorial board “In 2013, annual average unemployment rates declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in two states, and were unchanged in five states.” — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Feb. 28, 2014. Nobody who lives here can be surprised that moribund Illinois is one of this nation’s Wrong-Way Two. ————————————————————————- Enough. […]