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October 17, 2016

Thillens says he’s the kind of ‘reform-minded legislator’ the state needs

“Our pension debt keeps getting worse and worse,” Thillens told North Cook News. “We must reform our pension system as soon as possible. To show my commitment to pension reform, I will not contribute to Illinois’ pension obligations. I will decline a pension as a state senator.” Read full article here: http://northcooknews.com/stories/511017293-thillens-says-he-s-the-kind-of-reform-minded-legislator-the-state-needs  

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October 17, 2016

State Senate Candidate Launches ‘Women for Thillens’ Coalition

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Thillens announced his ‘Women for Thillens’ coalition at the event. Members of the ‘Women for Thillens’ coalition include Comptroller Leslie Munger, Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno, Michelle Barry, Carla Brookman, Mary Childers, Sue Clausen, Geli Corbett, Beth Dill, Diane Dunham, Char Foss-Eggemann, Michelle Gorman, Joan Hall, Harmony Harrington, Nancy Hoth, Char Kegarise, Andrea Koshaba, Susan Moylan Krey, Carol Langan, Hallie …

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October 7, 2016

Daily Herald Endorsement: Thillens for State Senate in District 28

October 5, 2016 By:  Daily Herald Editorial Board Republican businessman Mel Thillens, 45, by contrast, is a persuasive outsider, not afraid to criticize the governor, and appears more able to compromise in the interest of getting things done. Unlike Murphy, he favors term limits for legislators and personally promises not to serve more than 10 years. He says he won’t …

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