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Two Weeks After Election, State Treasurer's Race Could Be Decided By Fewer Than 400 Votes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)—The race for Illinois treasurer could be decided by fewer than 400 votes and lead to the first recount request in three decades. 120 more words


Why I support the Illinois Pay it Forward, Pay it Back proposal

Democratic State Senator Mike Frerichs, who happens to be my state senator and the Democratic nominee in this year’s race for Treasurer of Illinois, is strongly supporting a “Pay it Forward, Pay it Back” bill… 241 more words


Lawyers Hired to Defend Illinois Treasurer in Lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP) The state will pay three attorneys up to $200 per hour to represent Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford (ROOTH’-ur-furd) in a lawsuit filed by a former employee. 124 more words


If Mike Frerichs is elected state treasurer, I'd be open to accepting an appointment to his Illinois Senate seat

It looks like the 2014 race for Treasurer of Illinois is, more than likely, going to be a very competitive one between Democratic State Senator Mike Frerichs and Republican State Representative Tom Cross. 287 more words


Quinn: Security Concerns Prompted End To Media Tours Of Prisons

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. Pat Quinn says he didn’t end media tours of Illinois prisons in order to cover up anything.

As WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports, state Treasurer Dan Rutherford recently criticized the governor’s action, saying denying media access to the prisons removes a layer of transparency. 108 more words


Rutherford: Tough Road Ahead For Quinn's Pension Plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — Now that the governor has finally unveiled a plan to tackle the state’s pension crisis, one top Republican is predicting a tough road ahead. 463 more words