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 […]

College of DuPage President Offers Quinn Election Votes for $20 Million State Grant

For the Good of Illinois has broken a bombshell story where the President of the College of DuPage offers Quinn votes in the upcoming election if Quinn will give him $20 million in construction grants. “I needed to identify a project that would help release our state funding. My idea: a Teaching and Learning Center. […]

Gov Quinn Former Deputy Chief of Staff Overpaid in Retirement by Over $100,000 Per Year

In news broken yesterday by Bill Zettler, Director of Research for Family Taxpayers Foundation, discovered that the Gov Pat Quinn’s former Deputy Chief of Staff is receiving nearly $117,000 more per year than she is supposed to. Carolyn Brown Hodge retired in late 2009 after being fined for using state property to do political work. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bipartisan Panel Grants Lawmakers Subpoena Power

In a 10-1 vote, lawmakers on Tuesday granted themselves the ability to subpoena records from Governor Pat Quinn’s botched Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, a program that has been described as a political slush fund for his 2010 re-election campaign. State Senator Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) who is Co-Chair of the Legislative Audit Commission originally sought the authority […]

Will Governor Pat Quinn be Indicted?

Pat Quinn has been in the news a lot lately about the Anti-Volience program (Neighborhood Recovery Initiative) used apparently like a personal get out the vote slush fund. A quick recap of what happened is below: Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown’s husband received more than $100,000 salary and benefits State Legislator Will Davis wife Jaclin also […]

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 […]

Gov Pat Quinn Promotes Article Comparing Black Republicans to Jewish Nazi’s

Governor Pat Quinn retweeted and article by Neil Steinberg in which he compared Black republicans to Jewish Nazi’s.  Quinn has deleted the tweets, but as I always tell young people, anything you put on the internet is public and will be seen by someone.  Below are the tweets as captured by Politwoops of the Sunlight Foundation. […]