Dan Rutherford http://northernpublicradio.org en Rutherford Fires Three Top Administrators http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rutherford-fires-three-top-administrators <p>Treasurer Dan Rutherford dismissed the&nbsp;officials after an investigation by the treasurer's inspector general. The Associated Press obtained letters from Rutherford's office indicating Patrick Carlson, George Daglas and Ashvin Lad were fired earlier this month. Each for allegedly violating timekeeping policies and falsifying records. &nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.suntimes.com/28534350-761/illinois-treasurer-dan-rutherford-fires-3-top-aides.html#.U7vPtfldWAY" target="_blank">Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford Fires 3 Top Aides</a></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:05:45 +0000 WNIJ 50273 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rutherford Fires Three Top Administrators GOP Candidates Pledge Party Unity In Gubernatorial Race http://northernpublicradio.org/post/gop-candidates-pledge-party-unity-gubernatorial-race <p>Treasurer Dan Rutherford appears willing to support his party no matter what. That's as he maintains another candidate for governor is trying to take him down.</p><p></p><p>During a debate in Chicago last month, Rutherford -- along with the other Republican candidates for governor in attendance -- made a pledge.</p><p>To support whomever ends up being the nominee.</p><p>Though venture capitalist Bruce Rauner wasn't there, his spokesman says he'll do the same.</p><p>But since that debate, the dynamic of the race has changed.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:50:05 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 43051 at http://northernpublicradio.org GOP Candidates Pledge Party Unity In Gubernatorial Race Rauner Gets Major Boost In Fundraising http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rauner-gets-major-boost-fundraising <p>Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner continues to rake in major contributions since he lifted Illinois' new campaign finance cap last week.&nbsp;&nbsp; While Rauner's opponents are freed from caps as well, he's the been the only one to get such major, and immediate, benefit.</p><p>State filings show Illinois' richest man, Ken Griffin, pitching in $250,000 to Rauner's campaign.</p><p>It's the second time this week Rauner received a donation worth a quarter of a million dollars.&nbsp;</p><p>Previously, those donors could have only give two-percent as much.</p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:20:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 39434 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rauner Gets Major Boost In Fundraising Illinois House GOP Leader Wants New Job http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-house-gop-leader-wants-new-job <div>Illinois House minority leader Tom Cross is telling his Republican colleagues today he plans to run for Illinois treasurer.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:37:38 +0000 Susan Stephens 34924 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois House GOP Leader Wants New Job