Republican candidates for governor

Rauner continues fight for term limits

Jul 18, 2014

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.

An effort to institute term limits in Illinois has hit a major road block.  The state Supreme Court says it will not rush to hear the case. 

Rutherford calls for more economic stability

Nov 1, 2013
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

  Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is traveling the region stumping for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. He stopped at C-J’s Cafe in Pekin Friday and talked with about 30 people. He says the economy and unemployment are the threads of common concern throughout the state. He says unemployment is a concern in Tri- County Area.