Tag Archives: Governor Quinn

Illinois: Rich Whitney gives response to State of the State Address

from a campaign press release:

Whitney provides a Green Party response to State of the State Address

Carbondale, IL -Green Party candidate for Governor Rich Whitney issued the following statement today in response to Governor Quinn’s State of the State Address:

I must confess that I wrote most of this statement before listening to Governor Quinn’s State of the State address today.

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Chicago Tribune gives Green gubernatorial candidate equal voice

In two recent articles about Illinois gubernatorial candidates’ opinions on major issues, the Chicago Tribune gave Green Party candidate Rich Whitney an equal opportunity to voice his opinion as all of the major party candidates.  Rather than a single feature article or no mention at all, the Tribune has decided, in a praiseworthy and rare move, to cover Whitney as an equal in the race, as he is.… Read more ...

Green Party to laid off workers: “Consider Running for Office”

From an Illinois Green Party press release:

Saturday, September 5, 2009
Patrick Kelly, Media Coordinator, Illinois Green Party

Green Party to laid off workers: “Consider Running for Office”

In light of reports that AFSCME union workers’ jobs hang in the balance under Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to cut state spending, the Illinois Green Party offers this suggestion to those who do get laid off: If and when that pink slip comes, don’t despair — consider a run for public office.… Read more ...