The public affairs firm of Patrick M. Brady, the ex-Illinois GOP Chairman turned lobbyist, received $35,682 in the first quarter of 2018 from Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign, according to a filing with the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Illinois GOP Chairman Timothy Schneider was just 22, fresh out of University of Illinois and helping his father run their family's Elgin area golf course when he was introduced to the power of politics.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is publicly preaching party unity on the campaign trail. But behind the scenes, Rauner is quietly leading an effort to purge conservatives from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, which governs the party and has elections this month.
State Rep. Juliana Stratton (D-Chicago) has proposed a law in Springfield that would mandate that "every public elementary school and high school include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the significant role of African-American individuals in society."
Illinois Republican Party Chairman and Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider (R-Bartlett) is president of an Elgin car wash that owes $21,448 in overdue property taxes from 2016, according to the Cook County Treasurer.