Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Republicans and Democrats vying for the a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives offered their thoughts on what government’s role could be in creating jobs – if any.
There is one economic area that politicians, pundits and citizens all seem to agree on: we need more jobs. The question then is what should government’s role be in creating them? Some cite the federal bailout as a major reason to stay out of the private sector, and yet others say deregulation and lack of oversight is what brought on the collapse of 2008 that we are still experiencing. READ: How the 1st Congressional District Candidates Would Reduce the Federal Deficit With that in mind, we asked candidates campaigning for the Democrat and Republican spots in the 1st Illinois Congressional District race in next week’s primary what should the government do to create more jobs? Answers are listed in the order we received them. Donald E. …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Hopefuls looking to unseat incumbent Bobby Rush – and Rush himself – share ideas such as reducing government size, reforming tax code and cracking down on fraud, among other plans.
Economic issues will likely be on the minds of each voter participating in the 2012 primary and general election. What government should cut will also likely be considered. We asked candidates campaigning for the Democrat and Republican spots in the 1st Illinois Congressional District race what steps they would take to reduce the federal deficit? If it includes tax increases, what taxes? And if it involves federal service cuts, which? Answers are listed in the order we received them. Donald E. Peloquin (R) The size of the government needs to be reduced and more of the federal dollars should be given to local town, cities and villages and used to help stimulate small businesses. Jordan Sims (D) Reforming the tax code and trimming redundant…
Monday, March 12, 2012
Find out more about the Republican candidates running for the Will County Board in District 2.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Learn about the races, issues and candidates on the March 20 ballot that affect Frankfort residents. Patch gives you what you need to make an informed decision at the polls.
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Art Jones, who hopes to challenge Democrat Dan Lipinski in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District, neither denies nor repudiates his past affiliation with the neo-Nazi Party.