Mickey Straub is accusing his opponent in the GOP primary, Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), who is also the House minority leader, of using his power as a lawmaker to put forth legislation that helps his law firm pad its bottom line.
Members of the Burr Ridge Village Board are rightly considering a lawsuit against GOP Leader Jim Durkin for slandering a town he was elected to represent. As Mayor of Burr Ridge, I’m appalled one of our elected officials would make false claims against our well-governed village. What won’t Durkin do to get elected?
Mickey Straub’s emotions run high upon hearing news that Illinois’ struggles in Springfield have caused the state’s national reputation to take yet another hit.
“Illinois families suffer when Jim Durkin and his staff act without transparency or integrity,” said conservative Republican candidate Mickey Straub. “This behavior is rampant in Springfield and is again on displayin Durkin’s office. News reports this week detail how Durkin staffer Michael Mahoney declined to disclose his friendship with a lobbyist representing a firmbidding for a ‘massive contract’ that Mahoney himself was partially responsible for vetting.
Mickey Straub feels a new IRS report detailing how more than 86,000 people left Illinois at a cost of nearly $5 billion in just a year’s time highlights the battle being waged for the soul of the state.
After 10 terms in office, Jim Durkin needs to learn his practice of serving his law firm and not Illinois has failed.
Mickey Straub thinks the state of Illinois is at a crossroads in the wake of a new IRS report that found more than 86,000 people left the state and nearly $5 billion in adjusted gross income was lost over a yearlong period.
Mickey Straub is accusing Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) of manufacturing news about him and using fake groups and robocalls to spread the untruths.
The numbers don’t lie. IRS data from 2015 shows record numbers of families moving out of Illinois, a trend that’s sure to continue after Jim Durkin's leadership team ensured the passage of the massive 32% income tax hike this summer.
In response to Jim Durkin’s lies, robocalls, and his fake groups trying to tie Mickey Straub to Democrat Speaker Mike Madigan, Mickey Straub released the following statement: "This is what desperate politicians do when they can no longer stand on their own record. I’ve never had a meeting with Madigan, not even a phone call; Durkin is just trying to distract voters from his own poor performance.
Mickey Straub is convinced local lawmakers should be following the letter of the law where the debate over the Trust Act and “sanctuary cities” is concerned
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After Republicans in the General Assembly partnered with Michael Madigan to pass a 32% income tax hike, Mickey Straub, a small business owner and Mayor, today announced his candidacy for State Representative in the 82nd district.