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A family should not be required to send their child to a failing school simply because of their zip code or their income. Illinois needs to expand its school choice options in order to have truly equal opportunities for all families and not just those who can afford private school tuition or can afford to live in an affluent suburb.

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Pritzker’s $7 Million Question

During Governor Pritzker’s 2018 campaign, he repeatedly promised that he was independent from House Speaker Mike Madigan. But it was...

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Return the Madigan Money

Last election cycle Speaker Madigan gave over $21 million to State Representative candidates. After the election, despite corruption and sexual...

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Looking Back on Madigan Gives Us a Chance to Look Forward in November

By: Matt Rodewald, Director of Communications Just the name Michael Madigan brings out the idea of being a hypocrite. I'm...

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Demand Mike Madigan Resign!

It is abundantly clear Mike Madigan cannot be trusted. Madigan's alleged involvement in a bribery scheme involving ComEd proves he...

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July Tax Deadline Approaches as Pritzker’s Progressive Tax Weighs on Taxpayers’ Minds

Back in March, many Illinoisans were satisfied with Gov. Pritzker’s decision to move the tax filing deadline to July 15,...

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School Choice Now

After threats of striking for the second time this year, Chicago Public Schools and Mayor Lori Lightfoot caved to the Chicago Teachers Union again and are starting the school year out of the classroom and doing remote learning. Since March, the City of Chicago has three recorded Covid-related ...
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Pritzker’s $7 Million Question

During Governor Pritzker’s 2018 campaign, he repeatedly promised that he was independent from House Speaker Mike Madigan. But it was obvious that these two were plotting behind closed doors the whole time. Following his election, Pritzker immediately filled nearly 3 dozen prominent roles in his administration with Madigan’s ...
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Looking Back on Madigan Gives Us a Chance to Look Forward in November

By: Matt Rodewald, Director of Communications Just the name Michael Madigan brings out the idea of being a hypocrite. I'm not just talking about Madigan's feeble effort last week to transfer Illinois' ethics problems to Donald Trump and Roger Stone. Something the House Speaker did just one day ...
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Return the Madigan Money

Last election cycle Speaker Madigan gave over $21 million to State Representative candidates. After the election, despite corruption and sexual harassment scandals swirling around his office, these candidates returned the favor and loyally voted Madigan in as Speaker.

Last week, Speaker Madigan was implicated in a bribery scandal with ComEd after the company admitted it provided jobs and contracts to Speaker Madigan’s allies in exchange for rate hikes and favorable regulations.

Yet, Democrat candidates refuse to return the tainted money or pledge not to take any more.

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2018 General Election Madigan Contributions (Prairie State Wire)

District  CandidateHometownTotal from MadiganVote For Madigan As Speaker
48Terra Costa HowardGlen Ellyn$1,546,160Yes
55Marty MoylanDes Plaines$696,965Yes
45Diane PappasItasca$1,473,524Yes
49Karina VillaWest Chicago$1,441,820Yes
53Mark WalkerArlington Heights$1,433,803Yes
111Monica BristowGodfrey$1,368,859Yes
62Sam YinglingGrayslake$1,074,384Yes
61Joyce MasonGurnee$740,249Yes
116Jerry Costello, IISmithton$710,523Yes
76Lance YednockOttawa$567,425Yes
17Jennifer Gong-GershowitzGlenview$552,608Yes
59Daniel DidechBuffalo Grove$466,122Yes
112Katie StuartEdwardsville$347,015Yes
46Deborah ConroyVilla Park$184,225Yes
56Michelle MussmanSchaumburg$168,351Yes
57Jonathan CarrollNorthbrook$96,605Yes
96Sue SchererDecatur$76,682Yes
85John ConnorLockport$18,251Yes
44Fred CrespoHoffman Estates $24,860Yes
98Natalie ManleyJoliet$45,422Yes
51Mary Edly-AllenLibertyville$857,998 Yes

Source: Illinois State Board of Elections

Demand Mike Madigan Resign!

It is abundantly clear Mike Madigan cannot be trusted. Madigan’s alleged involvement in a bribery scheme involving ComEd proves he does not have Illinois families’ best interests in mind. He is out for himself, his power and his riches.

The graduated income tax initiative he pushed through the legislature would devastate families and small businesses, and give him more power to hike taxes to unaffordable levels for middle-class families.

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