term limits http://peoriapublicradio.org en Rauner continues pushing for term limits http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rauner-continues-pushing-term-limits <div>The Republican candidate for Illinois governor says he’ll take his term limits proposal to the state Supreme Court. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s after his effort received a setback late last week.</span></div><div> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:13:57 +0000 Tony Arnold 26798 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rauner continues pushing for term limits Rauner continues fight for term limits http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rauner-continues-fight-term-limits <div>The Republican candidate for Governor says he's not daunted by the Illinois Supreme Court's decision not to review a lower court ruling barring a question on lawmaker term limits from appearing on November's ballot.</div><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:12:21 +0000 Willis Kern 26691 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rauner continues fight for term limits Illinois Supreme Court not in a hurry to limit legislators’ terms http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-supreme-court-not-hurry-limit-legislators-terms <div>An effort to institute term limits in Illinois has hit a major road block. &nbsp;The state Supreme Court says it will not rush to hear the case.&nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:38:47 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 26648 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois Supreme Court not in a hurry to limit legislators’ terms No voting on term limits for state lawmakers http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/no-voting-term-limits-state-lawmakers <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois voters will NOT get a chance to weigh in on term limits for state lawmakers. &nbsp;A Cook County judge today ruled the question is unconstitutional for voters to take up.</span></div><div> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:45:11 +0000 Tony Arnold 25617 at http://peoriapublicradio.org No voting on term limits for state lawmakers Legislative boundaries and term limits to be reviewed by judge http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/legislative-boundaries-and-term-limits-be-reviewed-judge <div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two ballot initiatives that would alter politics in Springfield are now in the hands of a Cook County judge.</span></p><div> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:49:40 +0000 Tony Arnold 25127 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Legislative boundaries and term limits to be reviewed by judge Il GOP wants voters to decide whether 5% income tax rate remains http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-gop-wants-voters-decide-whether-5-income-tax-rate-remains <div>The question of whether to extend Illinois' temporary income tax increase has dominated the spring legislative session. Tuesday, Republicans are saying the question ought to be put to voters this fall.&nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 20 May 2014 18:24:23 +0000 Brian Mackey 23607 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Il GOP wants voters to decide whether 5% income tax rate remains Rauner files term limit petition http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rauner-files-term-limit-petition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce </span>Rauner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has filed his term limit petition with Illinois election officials. If approved by voters in November, legislators would be capped at eight years in office.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:37:05 +0000 Hannah Meisel 22608 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rauner files term limit petition Rauner pushing term limits for governor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rauner-pushing-term-limits-governor <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Venture capitalist Bruce&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rauner</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is drumming up his campaign for governor with a second campaign.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rauner</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a Republican, is trying to get a question on the 2014 ballot that could lead to major changes in state government. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 04:25:36 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 11381 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rauner pushing term limits for governor