Republican http://peoriapublicradio.org en Congressman Davis points out recent accomplishments http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/congressman-davis-points-out-recent-accomplishments <div>Criticism about a 'do-nothing' congress doesn't sit well with a member from central Illinois.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rodney Davis says despite pundits calling attention to what might be an historic low for approving laws, this congress can point to some key accomplishments.&nbsp;</span></div><p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:15:20 +0000 Sean Crawford 28270 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Congressman Davis points out recent accomplishments State Senate gets new member http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-senate-gets-new-member <div>Wednesday, Illinois’ General Assembly will get a new member. Chris Nybo&nbsp; will take the oath of office, even though the election is still several months away.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Elmhurst attorney Chris </span>Nybo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will have to beat out Democrat Suzanne </span>Glowiak<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Western Springs to win a full term in the State Senate.&nbsp;</span></div><p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:29:21 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 27539 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State Senate gets new member Republican Paul Schimpf criticizes state pension overhaul http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/republican-paul-schimpf-criticizes-state-pension-overhaul <div>The Republican candidate for Illinois Attorney General is criticizing incumbent Lisa Madigan for defending the state's pension overhaul law which he thinks is unconstitutional.</div><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:25:11 +0000 Hannah Meisel 26868 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Republican Paul Schimpf criticizes state pension overhaul Republican candidate for governor proposing new sales taxes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/republican-candidate-governor-proposing-new-sales-taxes <div>The Republican candidate for Illinois governor has some new details about what he’d do if elected. &nbsp;Bruce Rauner Thursday, announced he wants to roll back the income tax, and in exchange, create dozens of new sales taxes.&nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:51:03 +0000 Tony Arnold 26633 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Republican candidate for governor proposing new sales taxes Bruce Rauner has plans for Illinois business policy http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bruce-rauner-has-plans-illinois-business-policy <div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The latest plan from Republican nominee for governor Bruce </span>Rauner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he wants to "end unfair deals and tax breaks for big corporations."</span></p><div> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 01:13:52 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 25501 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bruce Rauner has plans for Illinois business policy Conservative activist Jack Roeser died http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/conservative-activist-jack-roeser-died <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Illinois Republican Party says longtime conservative activist Jack Roeser&nbsp;has died. The wealthy businessman spent years on the outside, fighting the party establishment.&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:52:55 +0000 Brian Mackey 24876 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Conservative activist Jack Roeser died Rauner talks ideas for Illinois http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rauner-talks-ideas-illinois <div>Republican Bruce Rauner is presenting a few ideas of how he’d run the state if he becomes Illinois governor.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn has liked to rib his Republican rival over not presenting a budget plan yet.</span></div><div> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:19:14 +0000 Tony Arnold 24808 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rauner talks ideas for Illinois State term-limit proposal moves ahead http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-term-limit-proposal-moves-ahead <div>The two top Republicans in the General Assembly say Illinois would be better off if there were increased turnover in its highest offices. But their effort to institute term limits for governor and other top state politicians were thwarted.</div><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 04:55:31 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 22574 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State term-limit proposal moves ahead Last debate for Republican governor candidates http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/last-debate-republican-governor-candidates <div>The Republican candidates for Illinois governor have debated for the final time. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 04:07:23 +0000 Tony Arnold 20231 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Last debate for Republican governor candidates Dillard to start airing TV commercials http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dillard-start-airing-tv-commercials <div>&nbsp;</div><p></p><div>With less than two weeks until the primary election, Bruce Rauner will no longer be the only candidate airing self-promotional TV ads in Illinois. Now other candidates are airing campaign commercials of his own.</div><div> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:54:54 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 19881 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dillard to start airing TV commercials