Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

Tom Cross campaign mailer raises legal questions

September 14, 2013
Tom Cross campaign mailer raises legal questions

Tom Cross’ latest campaign mailer shows he's relying on House Republican Organization resources for his campaign for Treasurer.

GOP State Reps. Halbrook, Schmitz will not seek re-election

September 13, 2013
GOP State Reps. Halbrook, Schmitz will not seek re-election

Republican State Reps. Brad Halbrook and Tim Schmitz will not seek re-election in 2014.

ERIKA HAROLD: GOP doesn’t want me to run for Congress

August 27, 2013
ERIKA HAROLD: GOP doesn’t want me to run for Congress

Erika Harold argues that competition is exactly the kind of thing that should be supported in the Republican Party.

GOP officials unite at State Fair – in snubbing black female candidate

August 18, 2013
GOP officials unite at State Fair – in snubbing black female candidate

Not only was Erika Harold denied an official speaking slot at Republican Day at the State Fair - no one even acknowledged her presence from the stage.

Dorgan off to weak start as IL GOP Chair

July 25, 2013
Dorgan off to weak start as IL GOP Chair

Illinois Republican Party fundraising shows signs of going from bad to worse.

PANTAGRAPH: Harold calls for Republicans to define themselves

July 16, 2013
PANTAGRAPH: Harold calls for Republicans to define themselves

Erika Harold said discussion in the past has centered too much on platitudes and Republicans’ opposition that comes off as a “cacophony” of negatives.

Illinois Supreme Court backs parental notification for abortions

July 11, 2013
Illinois Supreme Court backs parental notification for abortions

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s parental notification of abortion law is constitutional.

D-J: State Rep. Pam Roth stepping down

July 10, 2013
D-J: State Rep. Pam Roth stepping down

State Rep. Pam Roth (R-Morris) is resigning from the state legislature and moving with her family to Texas.

TRIBUNE: Quinn suspends lawmakers’ salaries in pension dispute

July 10, 2013
TRIBUNE: Quinn suspends lawmakers’ salaries in pension dispute

Gov. Pat Quinn suspends state lawmakers' pay until they come up with a comprehensive solution to the state's public pension mess.

SJ-R: Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

July 9, 2013
SJ-R: Illinois enacts nation’s final concealed-gun law

Illinois joined the rest of the nation Tuesday by authorizing its residents to carry concealed weapons.