Posts Tagged ‘ death penalty ’

Part 3: No Opposition

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October 19, 2012

There is no opposition to local Democrats. Who is responsible for this? Not Williams. The Democrats? Well we'll look a bit more into that in a moment. No, it is time to look across the aisle. The Republican party is responsible for finding candidates and in the case of this neighborhood they are falling flat...
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Cullerton on Fox Chicago Sunday today

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March 27, 2011

Illinois Sen. President John Cullerton will join Fox Chicago Sunday later this morning. Cullerton will address the state budget, redistricting, hand gun ownership and other issues. The station says Cullerton also will be addressing demands from the Chicago Cubs for state help. More information on Cullerton’s appearance on Fox Chicago Sunday. FOX Chicago Sunday:...
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Statehouse press corps objects to exclusive agreement with Trib

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March 17, 2011

The Capitol Fax Blog reports that Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn made an agreement with the Chicago Tribune granting it exclusive coverage of the historic signing of the Illinois Death Penalty Repeal. “This was a huge, momentous bill, perhaps the most important legislation that Gov. Pat Quinn will ever sign,” the site said in a...
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Steans: State death penalty was flawed

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March 14, 2011

Illinois State Sen. Heather Steans discusses two hot topics in an e-mail blast to¬†constituents¬†this week. First, she notes the signing by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn of the Death Penalty repeal. “I supported the repeal for two primary reasons,” she says. First, Illinois’ system has been flawed. 20 men have been exonerated from their convictions,...
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$6 billion woman; short term appointment deciding vote on taxes, death penalty

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January 18, 2011
$6 billion woman; short term appointment deciding vote on taxes, death penalty

Kathleen Moore, a temporary appointment, voted on more than 20 bills in 2 weeks including the deciding vote on a $6B increase in personal income taxes and a moratorium on the death penalty.
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