Bill Fawell, the Republican candidate for the U.S. House seat in the 17th District, believes that the 1 percent tax hike proposed by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago is nothing short of insane.
Illinois' economy is in trouble, leading many business owners to wonder what the future holds if they stay in the state, and Bill Fawell, the Galena Republican running in the 17th Congressional District, believes that they are right to be worried.
The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce and the Rock Island County GOP recently hosted a Quad Cities Big Table Discussion, the first event of its kind in the Rock Island area, which featured local and state leaders as well as candidates discussing everything from religion to media and the economy.
In the midst of National Small Business Week, William Fawell, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress from Illinois District 17 believes Main Street America will continue to suffer without significant change in government.
Glen Evans, who is looking to unseat incumbent Rep. Michael Halpin (D-Rock Island) in 72nd District House race, knows the importance of having someone in Springfield who will fight for the people they are elected to serve.
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.
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.
As Bill Fawell, a Republican Senate candidate with an independent streak, prepares to take on Democrat Cheri Bustos in the 17th District this November, he has focused his campaign on issues that brand him as a government reformer.
Glen Evans recently took to social media to blast the proposed progressive-tax bill known as Fiscally Responsible Illinois Entering New Days and Leaving Yesterday as being anything but friendly to the bottom line of middle-class families across the state.
Although Jon Zahm ran unopposed in the Republican primary for Henry County recorder/clerk, he garnered more votes (3,420) than Democrat Barbara Link, who has held the post for 16 years and received only 2,443 votes in the Democratic primary.