Illinois State Treasurer

State News
6:14 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Race for Illinois Treasurer tightens

The race for Illinois treasurer changed course quickly Tuesday as late votes counted in several suburban counties showed a surge for Democrat Mike Frerichs. Frerichs took a lead of over 3,000 votes against Republican Tom Cross after posting large leads in suburban Cook County and other collar counties.

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State News
5:30 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Ballots still being counted in Illinois Treasurer race

In the race for Illinois State Treasurer, Republican Tom Cross' lead widened ever so slightly Tuesday over Democrat Mike Frerichs. But that 500 vote advantage is microscopic, when compared to the 3.3 million votes cast.

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State News
5:20 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Illinois Chamber of Commerce endorses Cross for treasurer

The Illinois State Chamber of Commerce has endorsed a candidate for state treasurer for the first time. CEO Todd Maisch says Republican State Representative and former House Minority Leader Tom Cross is best suited to restore fiscal sanity and grow the state economy.  

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State News
5:04 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Democratic candidate for state treasurer criticized by GOP

The Democratic candidate for state treasurer is catching flak from Republicans, who are critical of his time as a local official. But Mike Frerichs' campaign says Republican opponent Tom Cross is playing  "revisionist history."

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:14 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Topinka kicks off re-election campaign in Peoria

Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka stopped through Peoria as part of the kick-off of her re-election campaign. Topinka was flanked by area Republican lawmakers during her so-called, “Common Sense Express” Tour. 

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Politics
5:09 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

IL House Republican Leader To Step Down

Rep. Tom Cross R-Oswego
Credit Illinois House of Representatives

Wednesday, Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross told colleagues he would soon step down. As IPR's Brian Mackey reports, there are a handful of lawmakers who've already set their sights on his job.

House Republicans say Cross told them he'd resign as leader in October. He reportedly didn't say what his plans are, although it's widely rumored he intends to run for state treasurer. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:13 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

State auctions unclaimed coins

  The Illinois Treasurer is offering coins for this year’s Online Unclaimed Property Auction. The auction opened Monday and runs through 10:00 a.m. Friday.  

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