Demmer joins the race for state treasurer’s office

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, announced he will run for state treasurer on Tuesday. If he wins the Republican Party nomination, he likely would face two-term incumbent Mike Frerichs, who is seeking reelection. In Tuesday’s announcement, Demmer pledged to oppose tax increases and bring greater transparency to state spending. “Unfortunately, in Springfield right now, […]

News Around Illinois – Aug. 6, 2020

Treasurer Reports Record Return Of Unclaimed Property SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois treasurer’s office on Wednesday announced it has returned a billion dollars of unclaimed property to rightful owners or their survivors in the past five years. Treasurer Michael Frerichs on Wednesday said the amount set a record for any five-year period in the […]