I want to give a special thank you to Linda Foertsch for the wonderful bake sale she put together to raise funds for my campaign. She baked up a storm this week, got her boss to donate a gift card to his restaurant so she could raffle it off, heck she even got balloons! She raised over $400 to go towards Claire
Springfield Daily I want to thank everyone who worked tirelessly to bring the 2018 Libertarian Party of Illinois Convention to fruition and kept it running smoothly. Thank you to everyone who came out and got involved, and thank you especially for voting me in to be your Libertarian candidate for Illinois Comptroller in this November’s election. I had a wonderful
I joined Brody Anderson today on Wall to Wall to Wall Politics to help moderate the last governor debate. We only had two candidates join us and my timekeeping skills were hardly needed, but I had a great time. Brody did an excellent job challenging the candidates with a variety of questions, and both Jon Stewart for Governor and Kash Jackson For Governor gave thoughtful and respectful answers.
Chicago Tribune Excellent piece by Eric Zorn, hitting the nail on the head with lovely satire on the flip-flopping of our two biggest Democrat contenders for the governor’s race. Daniel Biss made it quite difficult to run as a Democrat, having sponsored the 2013 bill that attempted to overhaul public pensions with cuts (gasp) and changes (oh no!). Biss nearly
Citizen Tribune Starting any Illinois pension article with the phrase “Illinois has a massive pension problem” is pretty standard, but this article deviates by discussing a report recently released by Wirepoint, which puts the blame on benefit increases (1,000 percent over the last 30 years) rather than taxpayers. Crunching the numbers, they show that benefit increases outpaced the rate of