Rackateering Claims Dropped in Former Ill. Treasurer SuitA former employee of the state treasurer's office, whose sexual harassment lawsuit during the 2014 campaign for Illinois governor immolated Dan Rutherford's political aspirations, cannot prove a racketeering claim that the Republican ran his government office as a campaign operation,
Illinois State Treasurer Holds Unclaimed Property AuctionA diamond engagement and wedding ring set, gold charm necklaces, and a 1947 Mexican peso are just some of the items offered.
Illinois Candidates for Governor Face Off in DebateThe four Republicans running for governor of Illinois will debate tonight in Chicago.
Rutherford Denies 'Sexual Advances' AllegationsState Treasurer Dan Rutherford is denying all the allegations in a lawsuit filed against him by one of his former employees.
Rutherford Adds $393,000 to Campaign FundIllinois' Republican Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his gubernatorial campaign raked in nearly $393,000 during the final three months of 2013.
Illinois Republicans Agree: No Extension on Income Tax HikeThe hike is due to expire at the end of next year. Without it, the state will lose about $5 billion in revenue each year.
Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into LawThe overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.
Rutherford Warns of White, Christian Republican Party"I’ve also said clearly that I don’t think that the Republican Party should be to the point of defining a good Republican, a bad Republican because of abortion, gay rights or guns."
State Sen. Bill Brady Joins Race for Illinois GovernorState Sen. Bill Brady officially joined the race for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor.
Republican Race For Ill. Governor Heats UpCandidate Bruce Rauner was criticized by fellow candidate Dan Rutherford, the state treasurer, for not facing citizens and the press when he announced his candidacy.
Rutherford Running For Ill. Governor Republican from Pontiac is currently the state treasurer.
S&P Lowers Illinois' Credit Rating To Worst In The NationState treasurer Dan Rutherford says it only adds to the amount of interest the state will have to pay as it borrows more money.