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October 1, 2016

Chicago Tribune Endorses Mel Thillens for State Senate

By: Editorial Board Chicago Tribune |  September 30, 2016 “But so far in Springfield, she has stuck to the Democratic playbook, including voting for piecemeal budget bills that expanded government programs but had no real funding attached to them. She also supported a bill at the behest of the state’s largest employee union that was anti-taxpayer. This is a race …

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September 30, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Vote to Challenge the Status Quo in Illinois Senate

By:  Jim O’Donnell – Daily Herald – September 27 For November’s election, the Democrats have put up Laura Murphy, whose best qualification for the job is her appointment to that seat. She espouses the typical sound-good but substance-free fluff about “fairness,” “middle class families” and “ending politics as usual in Springfield.” However, Murphy is the epitome of politics as usual …

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September 27, 2016

Illinois Chamber and NFIB Endorse Thillens

“As a small business owner and member of the NFIB, Mel Thillens will immediately go to work in Springfield to help employers reboot our state’s economy,” NFIB/Illinois State Director Kim Clarke Maisch said. “Mel knows all too well how difficult it is to run a business in Illinois and he will take that background and knowledge and help push through …

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Mel’s Campaign Events

  • 12
    October
  • Join Illinois State Senate Candidate Mel Thillens and Comptroller Leslie Munger for a Women’s Roundtable discussion on Wednesday, October 12th from 7-9 PM at Chef Vince’s Zeal in Schaumburg. Date:  Wednesday, October 12th Time: 7PM – 9PM Where:  Chef Vince’s Zeal, 680 Mall Drive, Schaumburg Cost:  Event is FREE and open to the public.  Appetizers and drinks will be served. …

    07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
    680 Mall Drive, Schaumburg
    07:00 PM
  • 18
    October
  • Join Mel at the Sean & Michelle Barry residence for a baseball themed party during Game 3 of the National League Championship Series!  The party will take place even if the Cubs don’t make it that far in the playoffs (but we’re confident they will).  If not, there is a Blackhawks game. The event will include hot dogs, nachos, Cracker …

    All Day Event
    626 South Home Avenue, Park Ridge, 60068
    All Day

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