Category Archives: Springfield

Dear Ill. Teachers Unions: You Can’t HANDLE The Truth

-By Warner Todd Huston The teachers unions in Illinois are mad. They are unhappy that their scheme of having their personal, employee contributions to their own pensions paid by the taxpayer has been exposed. Echoing the Tom Cruise flick A … Continue reading

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State Representative Chris Nybo‏, Legislative Update

From State Representative Chris Nybo (41st District)… As we head into the final month of this year’s legislative session, I wanted to give you an update on the following emerging issues and developments: Governor Rolls Out Pension and Medicaid Reform … Continue reading

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Surges Weighs in on Heavy McConnaughay Pay-to-Play Contributions

From the campaign of Cliff Surges for State Senate (33rd District)… Gilberts, IL- Republican Senate candidate in the 33rd district, Cliff Surges, calls for a stop to pay-to-play politics in Illinois. There have been many allegations made recently, that McConnaughay, … Continue reading

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Sandack Files Resolution to Impose Term Limits on IL Legislators SJRCA0041 Continues Sandack’s Effort to Reform Springfield

From the campaign to elect Ron Sandack (81st House District)… SPRINGFIELD, IL – SJRCA0041, Senator Ron Sandack’s resolution to impose 10-year term limits on Illinois Legislators, was read into the record yesterday during perfunctory session. Sandack stressed the importance of … Continue reading

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Find Out How Much Illinois State Workers Will Make in Pensions off Your Back

Illinois has a pension bomb! Find out what YOUR pension could be if you were a judge, a police officer, a teacher, or other state employee using this handy Pension Calulator from the Illinois Policy Institute. State and local government … Continue reading

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Restoring American Exceptionalism – Chicago Townhall

-By Warner Todd Huston I just got back from a wonderful evening taking school choice at the Restoring American Exceptionalism, Chicago Townhall. In attendance were radio talk show host Michael Medved, Fox News contributor Juan Williams, and Dr. Paul Worfel, … Continue reading

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ILL GOP Turning Back on Liberal Republican from DesPlaines?

-By Warner Todd Huston 55th District State Representative Rosemary Mulligan is a bit miffed at the GOP House leadership under Rep. Tom Cross. It appears he’s backing her GOP challenger in the upcoming primaries instead of her. And Mulligan is … Continue reading

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IL Chamber of Commerce Endorses Gaffney for State Rep.

From the campaign to re-elect State Rep Kent Gaffney (52nd District)… Fox River Grove…The Illinois Chamber of Commerce PAC has endorsed Kent Gaffney for State Representative in the Republican Primary for the 52nd House District. Doug Whitley, President & CEO … Continue reading

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McSweeney Endorsed by Four Pro-Life Organizations

From the campaign to elect David McSweeney State Rep., 52nd District… Barrington Township: David McSweeney, candidate for State Representative in the 52nd District has been endorsed by four well known Pro-Life organizations. The Illinois Federation for Right to Life, the … Continue reading

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Illinois Policy Institute: One Year Anniversary of Illinois’ Largest Ever Tax Increase

On the anniversary of Illinois’ income tax increase, the Illinois Policy Institute held a press conference with Tom Cross and Christine Radogno and compiled two videos from the event. This second video is a rebuttal of comments from Gov. Quinn’s … Continue reading

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