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 recommended list of hires. Pritzker’s promise to […]

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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 before the explosive court papers that had […]

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50 Million Reasons Why Pritzker Doesn’t Care About You

By Matt Rodewald, Director of Communications Governor J.B. Pritzker doesn’t care about you. He cares about himself. Any Illinois resident should be able to see that after this weekend’s late-night dump of $51.5 million into his pet project progressive tax. There are so many issues that Pritzker could care about and put his money where […]

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Expect More than Fireworks this July

July will bring us more than just fireworks and freedom this year. July 1st signals higher taxes in Illinois and increased pressure on already burdened small businesses. As if the past few months were not enough to cause distress and financial panic for many Illinois families and small businesses, Governor Pritzker will take more of […]

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Wisconsin to Illinois: “We’re not cleaning up your mess.”

By: Matt Rodewald, Director of Communications Many of us have noticed during the COVID shutdown one thing about life at home. If you’re a parent, you’ve certainly figured out the one tough thing. If you’re trying to work from home and keep your kids on track with online learning, it just feels impossible. Your house […]

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Pritzker’s Continued Assault On The Middle Class

For a state that already burdens its residents with the highest state and local tax burden, the $7 billion in new taxes introduced this session shows just how out of touch the ruling class in Springfield has become and illustrates their incompetence at managing money.

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Springfield Spring Break

Unfortunately, we expect legislators to return next week reenergized to continue passing bad legislation. The battle for your home, your child’s education, and your pocketbook is still far from over this session.

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Pump The Brakes On The Gas Tax

Why is it Chicago Democrats’ first instinct to tax us more rather than eliminating wasteful spending and using existing funds more responsibly? Is it that they don’t respect us? Is it that they don’t care?

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What We Want to See from Governor J.B. Pritzker

Families should not serve government, government should serve families, particularly those most in need. Yet, in Illinois, that isn’t what happens. Instead, politicians run up debt, using taxpayers as a piggy bank to fund their own pet projects and increase their power.

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