Category Archives: Tom Cross

What Happened at the Illinois GOP Convention? Mostly Status Quo, But…

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Republican Party held its 2012 Party Convention this weekend. On the docket was addressing some asked for rules changes and picking a slate of delegates to the GOP national convention to nominate Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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Republican Leader Tom Cross to Headline McSweeney Fundraiser

From the campaign to elect David McSweeney State Rep., 52nd District… Candidate for State Representative in the 52nd District, David McSweeney, is pleased to announce a fundraiser featuring Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross. The event will be held on … Continue reading

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Think Big: House Set to Tackle Major Issues‏

From the Illinois House Republicans… If you feel like Springfield is like watching a rerun of the same bad movie night after night, get ready to change the channel. Big ideas have met their moment. The Illinois House is rapidly … Continue reading

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Ill House Leader Tom Cross: Follow The Leader

From the office of Rep. Tom Cross, Ill GOP House Leader… On Tuesday, March 20, a group of House Republican lawmakers made major news in calling for the creation of a Special Investigative Committee to look into all allegations of … Continue reading

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Ill. GOP Leader Cross: The Budget Process Begins

From the office of Rep. Tom Cross, Ill GOP House Leader… We passed a resolution in the Illinois House Thursday establishing a conservative revenue estimate to guide our state budget process this year. We are continuing to drive our budget … Continue reading

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Ill. House GOP: Governor Lacking Important Details…‏

From the Illinois House Republicans… Governor Pat Quinn gave his fourth budget address on Wednesday. Not unlike his previous budget speeches, it was short on details. Click here for an AP article in the Bloomington Pantagraph: Quinn’s speech vague on … Continue reading

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Ill. House GOP: What We Hope the Governor Says…‏

From the office of Rep. Tom Cross, Ill GOP House Leader… Governor Pat Quinn is giving his State Budget Address on Wednesday. Here is what I hope to hear from him: First and foremost, no more new spending. The Governor … Continue reading

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Gaffney to Quinn: ‘Stop the Spending and Reduce Taxes!’

From the campaign to re-elect State Rep Kent Gaffney (52nd District)… Springfield, IL… Following Governor Pat Quinn’s annual budget address to the Illinois General Assembly, State Representative Kent Gaffney (R-Lake Barrington) claims the Governor’s budget spends $550 million more than … Continue reading

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Ill. House Republicans Fight Corruption‏

From the office of Rep. Tom Cross, Ill GOP House Leader… We were disappointed, but not surprised about a University of Illinois study issued last week that says Illinois is the third most corrupt state in America. With one governor … Continue reading

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Mulligan Out for 55th District

-By Warner Todd Huston Earlier I reported on the kerfuffle between GOP House leader Tom Cross and 55th District incumbent Republican Rosemary Mulligan. Well, the newest development in this is that Mulligan has decided not to run for reelection after … Continue reading

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