Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

HINZ: Legislature adjourns without approving CME tax-break bill

November 29, 2011
HINZ: Legislature adjourns without approving CME tax-break bill

CME and Sears will have to wait to find out if the Legislature will adopt tax breaks the firms say they need to remain based in Illinois.

Candidate petitions due December 5th

November 28, 2011
Candidate petitions due December 5th

One week from today (Monday, December 5th at 5 PM) is the deadline for collecting and filing candidate petitions.

TRIBUNE: When lawmakers communicate, constituents often pay

November 27, 2011
TRIBUNE: When lawmakers communicate, constituents often pay

In 30 months, Illinois representatives spent $4.27 million in public money using 'franking' privilege.

HINZ: Want a challenge? Run for GOP ward boss

November 23, 2011
HINZ: Want a challenge? Run for GOP ward boss

Here's your chance, folks, to help rebuild a second party in distinctly one-party Chicago.

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.

Run, recruit, or don’t complain

November 17, 2011
Run, recruit, or don’t complain

It’s up to regular Republicans like you to get the Illinois Republican Party on track.

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.

Rick Perry gets the old Tom Double Cross in Illinois

November 14, 2011
Rick Perry gets the old Tom Double Cross in Illinois

Rick Perry now realizes that in Texas you may get the horns – but in Illinois you get the old Tom Double Cross.

Precincts hold key to defeating the Democrats in Illinois

November 12, 2011
Precincts hold key to defeating the Democrats in Illinois

True Republicans don’t sit around worrying about the old bosses and the old attitudes. After all, where has that gotten our GOP in Illinois?

CHRONICLE: First battles for ‘12 elections fought in the precincts

November 10, 2011
CHRONICLE: First battles for ‘12 elections fought in the precincts

The Republican Precinct Project is geared to have the GOP match what the Democrats do in getting boots on the ground.