Tag: voting record

Sandy Cole “Talks the Talk” But Does She …..

Round Lake Area News
"Walk the Walk" when it comes to eliminating the unfunded Legislative Scholarship Program? Back on January 23rd I reported about an online petition campaign initiated by Avon Township Supervisor Sam Yingling. The petition urged Cole to join the growing movement against the unfunded Legislative Scholarship Program as Senator Susan Garret, Representative Elaine Nekrtiz, and Representative Karen May had recently done. In response to that post being added to my Facebook page, I received a message from Cole as follows: Thank you for supporting my legislation (as chief co-sponsor) to eliminate the legislative tuition waivers. The Illinois Senate needs to act on the legislation that the House overwhelmingly supported --- I suggest a petition drive addressed to Democrat Senate President Jo

Rep. Walsh Receives Perfect Score from AFP

Round Lake Area News
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, January 10, 2012 WASHINGTON –Today, Representative Joe Walsh (IL-8) received a perfect score of 100 percent from Americans for Prosperity (AFP) on their annual congressional key vote scorecard, which reveals how Members of Congress voted on economic issues in the first session of the 112th Congress. Congressman Walsh was one of 39 Representatives and one of two Members from the entire Illinois delegation to receive an A+ rating. AFP is a free market grassroots organization dedicated to smaller government and free enterprise. “Americans for Prosperity is proud to count Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh among the Members of Congress who received a perfect 100% score in the first session of the 112th Congress. AFP especially appreciated his leadership on importan