Bribery Scheme Implicating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Revives Term Limits TalkRep. Tim Butler, a Springfield Republican, has proposed a constitutional amendment, with some key Democratic backing, to limit legislative leaders to eight years in one leadership position and 12 in two.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn Files 86,000 Signatures Supporting Term Limits For MayorOrganizers of a petition drive to impose term limits for Chicago mayors say they have enough signatures to put the question before voters.
Rauner, Quinn Call Each Other "Phony" On Term LimitsGov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner accused each other of being dishonest on the issue of term limits, Rauner filed an emergency petition asking the Illinois Supreme Court to decide whether voters can weigh in on the question in November.
Judge Tosses Term Limits Measure, Rauner Plans AppealRepublican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said he plans to appeal a Cook County judge’s ruling that tosses out a ballot initiative seeking to impose term limits on state lawmakers.
Hearing Held On Lawsuit Aiming To Block Term Limits ProposalsCourt proceedings have begun in a lawsuit that aims to block proposals for term limits for the Illinois legislature from being placed on the November ballot, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Quinn Says Next Term Would Be His Last As Governor If Re-ElectedGovernor Pat Quinn says his next—and second term—would be his last if he’s re-elected, because he’s long believed in term limits for top officials.
Kirk Opposes Rauner Push For Term LimitsKirk said if people want to fire their elected officials, they can vote them out of office.
Mayor Emanuel Not A Fan Of Term Limits, An Issue In Gubernatorial RaceCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine got Rahm Emanuel to weigh in on the term-limit debate triggered by gubernatorial candidates this week.
Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For PresidentPresident Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.