Monthly Archives: April 2013

Champaign Mayor Accused of Assaulting Local Musician

-By Warner Todd Huston Champaign Mayor Don Gerard, once a local rock and roll musician, has been accused of assaulting a local musician at a public event. Champaign musician Jim Bean has filed for an order of protection against Mayor … Continue reading

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URF Releases 6th Annual Illinois Legislative Scorecard

URF Action today released it’s sixth annual legislative scorecard. The scorecard measures and ranks each member of the Illinois General Assembly based on a sampling of votes from the previous session. The organization, which has roots in Illinois politics going … Continue reading

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IL House Members Approve Eliminating the Office of Lieutenant Governor

From the office of Representative David McSweeney, 52nd District… Springfield –State Representative David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) passed House Joint Resolution by Constitutional Amendment (HJRCA 18) as chief sponsor, a measure that would eliminate the job of Lieutenant Governor and be … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressmen Roskam & Kinzinger on Obama’s Budget

-By Warner Todd Huston President Obama has released his purported budget plan today and two of Illinois’ GOP Congressmen released statements in response. From Peter Roskam (6th District): “In March, half a million Americans gave up on finding work, and … Continue reading

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AFP: Voters Say ‘No’ to Higher Taxes, are Lawmakers Listening?‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… AFP-IL Partners with Locals to Defeat 19 Local Tax Increases NAPERVILLE- Americans for Prosperity – Illinois applauded taxpayers in nineteen communities for rejecting higher taxes and one community for actually voting to reduce three tax rates … Continue reading

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Chgo Reporter Attacked by Chgo Teachers Union Thugs at Rally

-By Warner Todd Huston Jeremy Segal was filming the protesting Chicago Teachers downtown on Monday trying to get a few questions in with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and agitator Rev. Jesse Jackson when operatives for the union began … Continue reading

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Ill. Senator Mark Kirk Now Supports Gay Marriage

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois’ junior Senator, Republican Mark Kirk, has joined the flippers on the GOP side of the aisle and has come out of the closet… about gay marriage. Kirk has today announced via a short, two paragraph … Continue reading

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Roskam on Obamacare: The Greased Chute of Government Created an Unworkable Law

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON – Last night, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) appeared on CNBC’s The Kudlow Report to discuss the health care law’s pending implementation, and new studies revealing higher costs and … Continue reading

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