Republican http://peoriapublicradio.org en 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 GOP Governor candidates meet again for debate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gop-governor-candidates-meet-again-debate <div>We’re getting a better idea of how the Republican candidates for Illinois governor would use their power if elected. &nbsp;IPR’s Tony Arnold reports on what the four candidates said in Thursday’s debate.</div><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:37:23 +0000 Tony Arnold 19600 at http://peoriapublicradio.org GOP Governor candidates meet again for debate Cullerton calling out Republican governor candidates http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/cullerton-calling-out-republican-governor-candidates <div>The top Democrat in the Illinois Senate went on the offensive over state spending Monday. Senate President John Cullerton is calling out the Republicans running for governor.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:40:43 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19107 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Cullerton calling out Republican governor candidates Two IL Congressmen question Sebelius during hearing http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/two-il-congressmen-question-sebelius-during-hearing <p></p><div>Two Illinois Republican Congressmen are among those critical of problems with the HealthCare.Gov website, nearly a month after its launch. &nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:19:22 +0000 Sean Powers 14195 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Two IL Congressmen question Sebelius during hearing