With the city of Chicago facing a pension crisis of their own, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel is looking to Springfield for help. He wants the Michael Madigan and John Cullerton to get the legislature to raise property taxes so he doesn’t get the blame. Last Friday, the mayor held a 2.5-hour meeting with the Illinois House […]
Most surprising is that Dillard’s union PAC receipts outpaced even Democratic Senator John Cullerton, who is widely seen as the leading union supporter and a major obstacle to real pension reform.
Jeanne Ives, Republican Nominee, State Rep. D-42 September 14, 2012 – Wheaton, Illinois – “We’ve now been in office over 1,000 days, and there’s not been a hint, not a mention of scandal in this administration. And, there’s no chance we’ll go back.” To anyone who has even remotely followed Illinois politics, these words, in that order, […]