Category Archives: Illinois Governor Race 2010

2009 Predictions

Here’s are some thoughts about what the new year may hold – some seem pretty obvious, others are educated guesswork – while many are positive, some are not. In Illinois: – Soon-to-be former Governor Rod Blagojevich will be impeached. – Soon-to-be Governor Pat Quinn will get ethics legislation through the General Assembly early that will […]

“I Think I’m A Great Governor”

Today in Denver Governor Rod Blagojevich recognized the problem. It’s a good first step. [I heard the quote first on NPR - but Margaret Lyons in the Chicagoist has her take on it too.]

Tom Cross Transportation Strategy – Looking At Governor’s Seat 2010?

Jake’s been writing a bit about the Illinois gubernatorial race in 2010. As a former Tom Cross staffer his words are worth looking at. Here’s Jake’s take on Cross regarding transportation funding. While I think it may underestimate the importance of mass transit to the collar counties (like DuPage) that Cross will need for any […]