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Money Machines: Billionaires Rain Cash — With Strings Attached?

Executive Director Mary Miro was mentioned in this article. Via – NPR Illinois “Last fall, JB Pritzker spoke to reporters after getting the nod from the Illinois Democratic County Chairs in Springfield. He told the crowd what his campaign was…

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Republican Hultgren’s War Chest Outpaces Underwood’s in 14th Congressional Race

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – Lake County Gazette “Though Democrat Lauren Underwood surged in fundraising in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District during the second quarter, Republican incumbent Randy Hultgren’s campaign war chest surpasses his opponent’s by more than…

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Republican Roskam’s War Chest Dwarfs Casten’s in 6th Congressional Race

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – DuPage Policy Journal “Though Democrat Sean Casten held his own in fundraising in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District during the second quarter, Republican incumbent Peter Roskam maintains a campaign war chest more than…

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JB Pritzker, Bruce Rauner Spending $300K a Day on Governor Race

Executive Director Mary Miro was quoted in this article. Via – ABC 7 Chicago “The two main candidates for Illinois governor, Bruce Rauner and JB Pritzker, are spending a combined $300,000 a day on their campaigns. According to a campaign…

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True or Not, Expect More Mudslinging in Race for Governor

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – Illinois News Network “While fact checkers dig through financial filings, voting records and the claims shot back and forth between candidates in political ads for statewide office, one thing is for sure,…

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Black Mayoral Candidates Start to Turn on One Another

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – The Chicago SunTimes “The knives are out. “WILSON BLASTS LIGHTFOOT OVER BOGUS POLL REPORT CALLS HER STORY TO THE PUBLIC, A FRAUD & SCAM,” the media advisory proclaimed. Chicago businessman and 2019 mayoral…

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Mega-Donors Still Winning Under Illinois’ Campaign Finance Restrictions

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – Chicago City Wire “A new report by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR) suggests that legislation put in place in the wake of the scandal that led to the imprisonment of…

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Reform Group Speaks on Harassment Backlash in Springfield

Politics & Government Reporter Eric Bradach was quoted in this article. Via – Alton Daily News “Amid repeated harassment allegations in Springfield, a transparency group says Illinois open records laws are what were lacking and were never addressed. Illinois lawmakers…

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Emanuel Campaign Fundraising Far Outpaces Competition

Executive Director Mary Miro was quoted in this article. Via – ABC 7 Chicago “As Chicago’s mayoral candidates stockpile their war chests, they’re all falling behind Mayor Rahm Emanuel in total funds raised. The power of incumbency not only helps…

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Legislators Submit Reports With Tens of Thousands in ‘Not Itemized’ Expenses

ICPR Board Chair Hon. Susan Garrett was quoted in this article. Via – NBC Chicago “State Representative Bob Rita has represented the 28th district, running from Chicago’s southwest side to Tinley Park, since 2002. He hasn’t had a Republican opponent…

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