In response to several recent lawmaker endorsements of J.B. Pritzker in his bid to become governor, the Illinois Republican Party is accusing House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and his supporters of pushing Pritzker for his ability to bankroll campaigns and help Democrats control redistricting.
The Illinois Republican Party has called collaboration between gubernatorial hopeful J.B. Pritzker and established political powerhouse Michael Madigan aimed at securing the Democratic primary – and ultimately governorship of the state – nothing more than a “corrupt scheme.”
The Illinois Republican Party slammed Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios and House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) for the county’s property tax assessment system following a recent Chicago Tribune and ProPublica Illinois report exposing its problems.
The Illinois Republican Party is questioning whether Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker supports efforts of some of his supporters to see former Gov. Rod Blagojevich released from prison early, according to a recent release from the GOP.
The Illinois Republican Party recently slammed Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker for his failure release his tax returns, with a release stoking outrage in the wake of a property tax scandal and the recent implication of his sister in the Paradise Papers.
Earlier this year, the Illinois General Assembly approved an income tax hike of 32 percent, making it the largest permanent tax hike in the history of Illinois. Despite taxpayers feeling the burden, Democrat J.B. Pritzker, who is vying to become governor, seems to support not only the tax increase but also higher tax increases.
The Illinois Republican Party is "circulating" a parody petition for the top three Democratic candidates for governor, labeling them as part of “The Tax Hike Team" working under the tutelage of House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago).
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Tim Schneider (R-Bartlett) says that even though he joins many fellow Republicans in dismay over Gov. Bruce Rauner's signing of abortion coverage expansion, he won't allow Democrats to use the issue to divide his party.
To the chagrin of the Illinois Republican Party, Comptroller Susana Mendoza has thrown her support behind billionaire J.B. Pritzker in his bid to become the Democratic nominee for governor, making her the second state official to do so.
The Illinois Republican Party says Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker's recent advertisement has left out some important facts while touting his "progressive" record, according to a press release.
"That's the one I would want," J.B. Pritzker told then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich regarding the post of state treasurer, according to a conversation secretly taped by the FBI and transcribed in a Chicago Tribune article.
Billionaire and Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker donated more than $121,000 to Rod Blagojevich's political aspirations, making him the fifth-largest donor to the now-disgraced for governor, according to the Illinois Republican Party.
Three Chicago publications recently helped the Illinois Republican Party's ongoing efforts to show the connection between former Rod Blagojevich when he was governor and gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker.