Cook County Judge Throws Term Limit Initiative off Ballot

From a press release from the Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits: “Today we saw the entrenched special interests that fund and support the political status quo prevail, and the people of Illinois be denied the right to chose for themselves if term limits should be the law in Illinois,” said Term Limits and […]

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 […]

Incumbent Protection is in Full Force

This year, Illinois voters will choose 137 members of the General Assembly. Sort of. For a lot of people, there won’t be any choices. ———————————————- The House has 30 contested primaries; the Senate has two. Why are there so few candidates? Because the results of the election are already cooked. Lawmakers draw their own districts, […]

Editorial: Two Antidotes to Concentrated Power

Madigan has been speaker for all but two of the last 31 years. Yet you didn’t elect him. The other lawmakers did. They know he’s guilty of overreaching, and they know how to stop it. They could pass a law, or even a House rule, that limits how long any member can serve as speaker. […]

Strange Politics – Term Limits: Kirk Dillard

Strange Politics – Term Limits: Dan Rutherford

Strange Politics – Term Limits Bill Brady Radio – Term Limits 12/01/2013

Listen to Jack Roeser and Bob Costello discuss the term limits initiative for the upcoming 2014 election.

Term Limits Initiative Reaches 150,000 Petition Signatures

Committee for Legislative Reform and Term Limits Reaches 150,000 Petition Signatures Evanston – November 21, 2013 – The Committee for  announced today that it has collected more than 150,000 petition signatures and is halfway to placing the term limits amendment on the November 2014 ballot. “Illinoisans are hungry for term limits and our effort is gaining serious momentum,” […]