New Campaign Finance Options Considered
(Springfield, IL) -- Should your money be used to fund political campaigns? That's the question that a task force has been commissioned to answer. Todd Maisch [[ Mysh ]], with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, says a public finance option my not sit well with voters. He says the new system will direct their money to one candidate or another. He says the government will have too much control over which political candidates get money to run. Maisch says that's a philosophical problem.
Lieutenant Governor Volunteers Time
(Chicago, IL) -- Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is rolling up her sleeves to help feed the needy. She's volunteering at the Greater Chicago Food Depository today. Simon says rising food costs are forcing more and more people to depend on food pantries for assistance this holiday season. In fact, the Greater Chicago