Illinois Treasurer


Two Weeks After Election, State Treasurer’s Race Could Be Decided By Fewer Than 400 Votes

The contest between Republican Tom Cross and Democrat Mike Frerichs has tightened as officials count mail-in and provisional ballots. Cross holds a slight edge.


Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn: Security Concerns Prompted End To Media Tours Of Prisons

Gov. Pat Quinn says he didn’t end media tours of Illinois prisons in order to cover up anything.

WBBM Newsradio–08/14/2012

Dan Rutherford

Rutherford: Tough Road Ahead For Quinn’s Pension Plan

Now that the governor has finally unveiled a plan to tackle the state’s pension crisis, one top Republican is predicting a tough road ahead.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Operation Reunite

Operation Reunite is Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s mission to return unclaimed medals to America’s heroes.


Dan Rutherford

Rutherford Hopes To Find Unclaimed Property Owners At State Fair

The Illinois state treasurer wants to get rid of $1.5 billion in assets, and he hopes using the State Fair will move things along.

WBBM Newsradio–08/08/2011

Dan Rutherford

Treasurer: State Making More Money Than Usual

The state is making more money than usual, though not enough to fill the budget gap.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Dan Rutherford

State Treasurer To Protect Illinois Investments In Case Of Default

State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has outlined his plan to protect Illinois investment dollars in case of a federal default.

WBBM Newsradio–07/29/2011

Dan Rutherford

Rutherford: Illinois Could Go Red For Romney In 2012

Illinois’ electoral votes haven’t gone to a Republican presidential candidate since 1988, but state Treasurer Dan Rutherford thinks 2012 could turn Illinois red once again.

WBBM Newsradio–07/11/2011

Alexi Giannoulias (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Giannoulias To Teach Class At Northwestern

Anyone wondering about the future of Alexi Giannoulias, after he lost his U.S. Senate race last year now has an answer.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Alexi Giannoulias (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Feds: Loans Took Down Giannoulias Family Bank

Federal investigators say the issuance of too many real estate loans was the cause of the demise of Broadway Bank.