Time is ticking to the Nov. 6 elections. Madigan's Democrats are depending on smear campaigns and character assassinations to try to win House seats. But conservative reformers have a different argument: Lower property taxes to save your home. On this edition of Illinois Rising, hear closing arguments from three reform-minded candidates for state representative in suburban Chicago, and their campaigns to clean up Springfield and rescue Illinoisans from confiscatory property taxes. Dan Proft also gives his final thoughts on the election and what it will mean for Illinois going forward.
How has the state’s political culture impacted voters’ faith in politicians? How has machine politics affected the way in which political messages are received? Upstream Ideas asked voters in Elmhurst to Follow the Logic.
Both Paul Jacobs and Dan Caulkins are small business owners who understand what it takes to create jobs, create value, and grow the economy. Both men are also veterans who bravely served our country. In this week's Two Minute Warning, Pat Hughes cautions that when you’re deciding who to vote for on March 20th, remember which candidates really have your best interests at heart.
There are two Republicans competing for state representative in the 108th district. They were both raised in the Metro East, and they have both worked as farmers. They might appear to be similar at first glance, but in terms of policy, there are clear differences between these two candidates. Pat Hughes lays out why Don Moore is the right choice in this week's Two Minute Warning.
They say history repeats itself, and here in Illinois it seems like we’re on a continual loop of tax increases, bad policies, and even worse politicians. 2017 wasn’t a great year for families and taxpayers. It was simply more of the same. Will, 2018 be better? Pat Hughes answers in this week's Two Minutes Warning