Illinois governor race http://peoriapublicradio.org en 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 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 Rutherford staffer resigns over harrasment allegations http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rutherford-staffer-resigns-over-harrasment-allegations <p>A man who says he was a victim of sexual harassment by Treasurer Dan Rutherford has submitted a letter of resignation. Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 23:47:22 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 18458 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rutherford staffer resigns over harrasment allegations Illinois republicans looking for candidates http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-republicans-looking-candidates <div>Illinois Republicans are still looking for candidates willing to run for some races further down the ballot next year. IPR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tony Arnold reports:</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:14:42 +0000 Tony Arnold 10489 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois republicans looking for candidates Illinois republicans come together at State Fair http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-republicans-come-together-state-fair <div>Illinois Republicans were in Springfield Thursday for a meeting of party officials this morning and an afternoon rally at the State Fair. &nbsp;As IPR's Brian Mackey reports, GOP candidates say the party needs to come together in order to have any hope of breaking the Democratic Party's dominance in Illinois:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:51:33 +0000 Brian Mackey 10479 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois republicans come together at State Fair Attorney General staying mum on whether she'll run for governor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/attorney-general-staying-mum-whether-shell-run-governor <p></p><div>Attorney General Lisa Madigan is maintaining her silence about whether she'll run for governor of Illinois next year. Governor Pat Quinn plans to run for re-election, though last week a New York Times story reported he's the second-least popular governor in the country. Madigan refused to comment on Quinn in an exchange with reporters.</div><div> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:03:44 +0000 Denise Molina 4060 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Attorney General staying mum on whether she'll run for governor