Posts Tagged ‘ Dan Rutherford ’

Playing the ‘Goodfellas’ card Mr. Rauner? Really?

March 2, 2014
Playing the ‘Goodfellas’ card Mr. Rauner? Really?

It’s interesting that Mr. Rauner would choose to go down the 'Goodfellas" road because I’m certain I’m not the only one who immediately thought of a certain scene in that movie when the nursing home scandal came to light.

WBEZ: Illinois GOP Gubernatorial hopefuls start bickering

January 25, 2013
WBEZ: Illinois GOP Gubernatorial hopefuls start bickering

Aaron Schock had some harsh words for his fellow Republicans who are also interested in becoming governor.

POLITICO: In Illinois, Santorum fights GOP Establishment

March 17, 2012
POLITICO: In Illinois, Santorum fights GOP Establishment

Rick Santorum says Mitt Romney is the archetypical establishment pol, backed by the entire state GOP establishment.

DH: Rutherford defends taxpayer-funded brochure going to donors

November 21, 2011
DH: Rutherford defends taxpayer-funded brochure going to donors

A Daily Herald investigation has connected 181 more brochure recipients to Rutherford donations, bringing the total to 723 donors among the 850 recipients.

SJ-R: Social Security numbers revealed on program mailing

November 17, 2011
SJ-R: Social Security numbers revealed on program mailing

The Bright Directions account holders received a quarterly newsletter with their Social Security numbers printed on the outside.

AP: Topinka and Rutherford hand out pay raises to political appointees

September 26, 2011
AP: Topinka and Rutherford hand out pay raises to political appointees

Taxpayers will pay about $305,000 more a year to fund the increases in the treasurer and comptroller offices.

DH: Rutherford’s taxpayer funded mailing sent to big-name donors

September 18, 2011
DH: Rutherford’s taxpayer funded mailing sent to big-name donors

Illinois Treasurer's office sent a taxpayer funded mailer to a select 850 state residents — a majority of whom happen to be major campaign donors to Rutherford.

TRIBUNE: Insiders got head start in Rutherford’s Bright Start promo

June 29, 2011
TRIBUNE: Insiders got head start in Rutherford’s Bright Start promo

Treasurer's office employees were sent email about $250 program before general public received letter.

TRIBUNE: Rutherford takes a hit over Bright Start publicity stunt

June 9, 2011
TRIBUNE: Rutherford takes a hit over Bright Start publicity stunt

Rutherford leaves families feeling they were duped into adding money to their Bright Start accounts.