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John J Cullerton

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  • Madigan and Cullerton, in denial

    Madigan and Cullerton, in denial
    Oil and Gas Company Relocating Headquarters From Illinois to Indiana VINCENNES, Ind. (June 2, 2015) — Governor Mike Pence joined executives from Franklin Well Services Inc., a provider of oil well servicing, today to announce the company’s...
  • Rauner cost-cutting plan could include suburban youth prisons

     Rauner cost-cutting plan could include suburban youth prisons
    Three Chicago-area youth prisons are under review after Gov. Bruce Rauner announced plans Tuesday to shut two of the state's juvenile correctional facilities. The two major Chicagoland correctional centers, in Warrenville and St. Charles, in addition to...
  • Rauner is Illinois' only hope

    Rauner is Illinois' only hope
    What will we do if Gov. Bruce Rauner cannot turn the Illinois political ship floating on the archaic waters of “tax and spend” around? As a real estate broker practicing in Cook County for more than 40 years, I witness the daily disgust...
  • Back to the future on pensions

    Back to the future on pensions
    In 2010, the Democratic leaders of the Illinois legislature did a favor for Chicago's police and firefighter unions ... and planted a time bomb for Chicago taxpayers. They passed a law that would force the city to make a massive increase in 2015 in...
  • Illinois Senate to hold hearing on freezing property taxes

    The Illinois Senate will consider a proposed property tax freeze when the chamber reconvenes for the first time since the regular legislative session ended May 31. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton announced Friday the entire Senate will hear...
  • Stop the Cullerton/Madigan political football

    Stop the Cullerton/Madigan political football
    Will somebody please ask Michael Madigan and John Cullerton to make decisions and advance programs that help Illinois instead of hurt Illinois? I am just a downstate voter (defined as not in Cook County), but I am tired of watching thousands of people...
  • Rauner gains little from grounding state planes. Now what?

    Rauner gains little from grounding state planes. Now what?
    Good idea, grounding the state airplanes used primarily to shuttle elected officials and bureaucrats back and forth between Springfield and Chicago! The perk reportedly costs taxpayers about $3 million a year, and Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday he'...
  • Gov. Rauner needs more than ads to topple powerful Democrats

    Gov. Rauner needs more than ads to topple powerful Democrats
    Gov. Bruce Rauner is talking like he wants to go to war with the Democratic bosses. And by bosses he means those who've become wealthy in office while running Illinois into the ground: House Speaker Michael Madigan, the Democratic boss who has run...
  • Time for Rauner to get real in budget talks

    Time for Rauner to get real in budget talks
    Where's Gov. Bruce Rauner's real budget? Keep asking yourself that question as the General Assembly heads toward a summer overtime session that's shaping up as the most dramatic in state history. Never mind the side issues — the items in Rauner'...
  • Rauner prepares closures, spending cuts if no budget deal

    Gov. Bruce Rauner announced plans Tuesday to close state facilities and curtail spending on childcare and senior services if there's no agreement on a state budget by July 1. In a news release that read much like a legislative resolution, the...
  • Illinois governor's frontal assault makes Democrats seethe as budget stalls

    CHICAGO Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner took office five months ago, announcing that Illinois's deficits, unpaid bills, corruption and sagging credit its business as usual "stops now." The declaration didn't make it so, nor did a steady drumbeat of news...