Rauner Continues to Save State Money Just Running for Governor

On June 12th Bruce Rauner shared his blueprint for the start of reforming state spending.  Item #2 was a plan to sell the state planes saving the taxpayers $10 million dollars.  Today, Gov. Quinn announced $250 million in budget cuts.  As part of that plan, he is selling 9 of the state owned planes. This […]

Government Unions Join Democrats Againts Rauner

Last week it once again became crystal clear which side the government unions were on in the race for Illinois Governor.  The DGA (Democratic Governors Association) put $1 million into the Quinn campaign. In addition the teacher unions dumped in another $725,000. What does this mean?  It means there is going to soon be a […]

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 […]

Madigan: It’s Rauner’s Fault

We keep hearing from DC Democrats that it’s all Bush’s fault even though he hasn’t been President for nearly 6 years.  When that doesn’t work they resort to you’re a racist. Speaker Michael Madigan has now taken a novel approach here in Illinois that it is all Bruce Rauner’s fault even though he hasn’t even […]

Madigan Doesn’t Like Term Limits for Himself

Last week, The Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits filed 591,092 petition signatures with the Secretary of State and the Illinois State Board of Elections asking a constitutional amendment be put on the November ballot to limit state lawmakers to 8 years in office, lower the number of State Senators to 41 and raise […]

How Conservatives Lose America – Forever

Are Conservatives waiting for the second coming of Ronald Reagan? And when it comes to voting, will some of them settle for nothing less?  It’s a worrisome thought considering two contradictingpoints the media is drilling down the throats of Americans… One: Dissent within the GOP is reaching fever-pitch. And Two: The GOP is going to sweep the 2014 […]

Rauner Robocalls on Pensions; Emmanuel Fires Back

Bruce Rauner makes robocalls to Chicago homeowners hitting Pat Quinn on the Chicago pension reform deal.  Here is the transcript: Hi, this is Bruce Rauner and I’m calling because Governor Pat Quinn is considering signing a bill that will let City Hall raise your property taxes.  I would veto this bill and block this property […]

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Exclusive Illinois Mirror/WAS Poll: Rauner Leads Quinn by 13

A new, exclusive Illinois Mirror/Where America Stands poll — the first poll in this General Election contest — shows Republican nominee Bruce Rauner with a 13 point lead on incumbent Illinois Governor Pat Quinn: Bruce Rauner (R) — 45.6% Pat Quinn (D) — 32.3% Chad Grimm (L) — 1.4% Green Party Candidate — 1.7% Undecided […]

Bruce Rauner Statement on Pat Quinn’s Budget

Bruce Rauner issued the following statement regarding Pat Quinn’s budget address: “Pat Quinn first promised the working people of Illinois he wouldn’t raise taxes by 67%.  He broke that promise, taking away nearly a week’s worth of pay for Illinois families.  Then he promised his tax hike would be temporary.  Today he broke that promise […]