Mike Frerichs

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Name: Mike Frerichs
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Quinn gets backing from both statewide teachers' unions

_ Gov. Pat Quinn today formally received the backing of the Illinois Federation of Teachers, which joined the Illinois Education Association in endorsing the Democratic governor over Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.The IFT’s endorsement was not a surprise, ... [Published Chicago Tribune - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Five big issues for voters

Election Day is less than 100 days away and although things are quiet now, the political season will begin to percolate around Labor Day. Here are five things to watch this election season in East Central Illinois, care of staff writer TOM KACICH:1. Rauner ... [Published News Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

State cannot afford more tax increases

When Mike Frerichs, the Democratic candidate for state treasurer, announced he was trying to raise taxes on services in Illinois, I thought at first he must be joking.Unfortunately, “Tax Hike” Mike Frerichs just can’t control himself when it comes to ... [Published Saukvalley.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bernard Schoenburg: Stocks-Smith considers another run for mayor

The second-place finisher for Springfield mayor in 2011 says she's looking at the possibility of giving it another try in 2015.“I want to see how things continue to unfold before I make my decision,” SHEILA STOCKS-SMITH said.She said Wednesday that she's ... [Published State Journal-Register - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate thinks office should be more proactive

STERLING – Tom Cross, the Republican candidate for state treasurer, said the office he’s seeking should be viewed as one that can help turn Illinois around.Cross, R-Oswego, was elected as a state representative in 1992 and House Republican leader in 2002. ... [Published Saukvalley.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Frerichs’ “Illinois-Only Investment” Quagmire

Frerichs campaign commits latest unforced error, backtracking on clear policy statement and struggling to answer follow-up questions. That puts Frerichs in a major tight spot of his own making. Now Frerichs is struggling to answer some simple questions, ... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Frerichs' money tops Cross' fund 2-to-1

SPRINGFIELD — Champaign Democrat Mike Frerichs holds a more than 2-to-1 fundraising lead over his opponent for state treasurer, although Republican Tom Cross outraised Frerichs in the recently completed quarter.Reports filed with the Illinois State Board ... [Published News Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

State treasurer candidate gets education union backing

CARTERVILLE -- State Sen. Mike Frerichs, D-Champaign, delivered news Tuesday concerning an Illinois Education Association endorsement he received this week in his run for state Treasurer."This was a big endorsement," Frerichs said during a news conference ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Mike Frerichs : what we need in a State Treasurer

IL state Sen. Mike Frerichs, Democratic nominee for state treasurer , joins Rick Pearson. They discuss Illinois’ financial mess, and he gives his ideas on solutions for some of our messiest problems.http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/rickpearson/07 ... [Published WGN Radio 720 - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Sunday Spin – Full Show (July 13)

This time on The Sunday Spin: Rick’s weekly recap of local and national politics, NBC 5′s Mary Ann Ahern, Professor David Merriman, and state Sen. Mike Frerichs.http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/rickpearson/07-13FullShow.mp3(Joel Wintermantle / for ... [Published WGN Radio 720 - Jul 13 2014]
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First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Daniel Biss and Mike Frerichs: Retirement savings should be possible for everyone

We need a retirement system that works for every resident of Illinois. Our state faces a looming crisis. More than 2.5 million people are working in Illinois today without access to a retirement savings plan at work. Research shows we are 15 times more ... [Published State Journal-Register - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Bernard Schoenburg: Callis criticizes Davis for hiring lobbyist as staff chief

Democratic U.S. House candidate ANN CALLIS is criticizing her Nov. 4 opponent, U.S. Rep. RODNEY DAVIS, R-Taylorville, because he hired a lobbyist to be his chief of staff in Washington. “As a tough judge and reformer, Ann Callis is pledging not to hire ... [Published State Journal-Register - Jul 03 2014]

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"public education is very important to me. education pushed me to pursue goals and it opened doors for me" Frerichs said
Added Frerichs, who grew up in Gifford, "those of us who grew up in small towns, we weren't that surprised to see neighbors come outout to help neighbors. i guess what surprised me most was the definition of neighbors in this state. there were people from gifford out helping and people from rantoul and danville, but there were also people who came from greater miles away."

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Quinn gets backing from both statewide teachers... [Published Chicago Tribune - 20 hours ago]
Five big issues for voters [Published News Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
State cannot afford more tax increases [Published Saukvalley.com - Jul 26 2014]
Bernard Schoenburg: Stocks-Smith considers anot... [Published State Journal-Register - Jul 24 2014]
Candidate thinks office should be more proactive [Published Saukvalley.com - Jul 23 2014]
Frerichs’ “Illinois-Only Investment” Quagmire [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Quinn moves to block PCB disposal [Published News Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
Tom Kacich: Meager amounts from local donors to... [Published News Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
Frerichs' money tops Cross' fund 2-to-1 [Published News Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
State treasurer candidate gets education union ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 16 2014]
Frerichs picks up Education Association endorse... [Published WSOY AM - Jul 16 2014]
The Sunday Spin – Full Show (July 13) [Published WGN Radio 720 - Jul 13 2014]
Sen. Mike Frerichs : what we need in a State Tr... [Published WGN Radio 720 - Jul 13 2014]
Gifford, township get state money Mon, 4:22pm [Published News Gazette - Jul 07 2014]
Daniel Biss and Mike Frerichs: Retirement savin... [Published State Journal-Register - Jul 03 2014]
Bernard Schoenburg: Callis criticizes Davis for... [Published State Journal-Register - Jul 03 2014]
Teachers union backing Quinn [Published QC Times - Jul 02 2014]
Tom Cross' Parents Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash [Published NBC Chicago - Jun 30 2014]
Hit-and-run driver strikes Tom Cross parents’ a... [Published The Beacon News - Jun 30 2014]
State Representative Tom Cross running for Illi... [Published Central illinois News Center - Jun 26 2014]
Bernard Schoenburg: House, Senate seem to handl... [Published State Journal-Register - Jun 26 2014]
Tom Kacich: Dems plan to boost turnout [Published News Gazette - Jun 25 2014]
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