Category Archives: Government-State

Some Sparks At WLS GOP Governor Debate

-By Warner Todd Huston The debate stage. Tonight, February 10, WLS AM 89 talk radio, hosted a debate of what was supposed to be all four candidates vying for the GOP nomination for governor. Unfortunately, only three decided to accept … Continue reading

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Illinois Policy Institute Employee Files Suit Over Media Credentials

Scott Reeder, Illinois Policy Institute’s “journalist in residence” filed a federal lawsuit in Springfield Tuesday against House Speaker Mike Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton and their respective press aids after being denied media credentials. Reeder (photo right) writes via the … Continue reading

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Conservative Businessman Backs Dr. Julie Cosimo For Ill. 50th District

-By Warner Todd Huston Dr. Julie Cosimo, one of the three candidates vying for the Illinois State House from the 50th District and it seems has found a big supporter in businessman Richard Uihlein. According to state campaign finance reporting, … Continue reading

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Democrats Will Destroy Illinois Further With Progressive Income Tax

-By Warner Todd Huston The folks at Americans For Prosperity recently launched some new video ads to ramp up the pressure to get Illinois Democrats to dump the idea of changing the state constitution to allow them to institute a … Continue reading

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Illinois Democrats Are Planning to Raise Income Taxes on the Middle Class

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois Democrats want to put a measure on the next ballot to get Illinoisans to agree to change the state constitution to allow a progressive income tax to be instituted. But Democrats are lying to the … Continue reading

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Illinois Wants Potheads to Give Up Their Second Amendment Rights

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois is mulling a new medical marijuana law that would force pot users to sign away their right to bear arms. Those who focus on the right to bear arms love to say, “what part of … Continue reading

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Illinois Ranks as One of Worst States for Losing Citizens

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois keeps racking up those plaudits as the worst of the worst states in the country, this time coming in second of the top states for outward migration. Illinois has seen more of its citizens fleeing … Continue reading

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Chicago GOP Unveils Candidates for State House

From the Chicago Republican Party… The Chicago Republican Party has issued its 2014 slate for the Illinois State House seats inside their area of influence. “Earlier in the year the Chicago GOP ran a recruiting campaign for candidates for the … Continue reading

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Four More Years: Pat Quinn Wins 2014 Illinois Governor Race

The Illinois Democratic Machine would like to congratulate Governor Pat Quinn on his 2014 re-election! And a special thanks goes to Illinois Republicans for making it possible! Their support of our pension plan helped the Governor seem like a reformer … Continue reading

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GOP Candidate for Gov. Bruce Rauner’s First TV Commercial

-By Warner Todd Huston Bruce Rauner has been running what he calls an outsider’s campaign for the GOP nomination for governor. He’s done hundreds of appearance but hasn’t hit TV until now. Here is his first TV commercial and he’s … Continue reading

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