I'm running for Illinois Treasurer

I want to restore trust, protect taxpayers and make a real, serious difference in the lives of our state’s citizens. We know that the road to reform in Illinois begins by honestly balancing the budget. As a former prosecutor, I know what it takes to right wrongs and we need to do a better job of protecting taxpayer dollars. I will be a vigilant fiscal watchdog—taxpayers deserve no less.

What's the matter with Illinois?

As many of us file our taxes this week, the Wall Street Journal has posed a question: "what's the matter with Illinois?" 

Tom Cross visits Dixon, talks about using Treasurer's position to address state's problems

Tom visited Dixon, Illinois and spoke with Sauk Valley Media about the condition of the state, and how he would address a number of Illinois' problems. 

Tom Cross: Illinois needs an aggressive treasurer

The Taylorville Daily News posted some clips of Tom speaking about his vision for the Treasurer's office. "If we were a state sitting around with $5 billion extra money, we might...

Cross Campaign Announces the First 100 "Women for Cross"

The Tom Cross campaign for Illinois Treasurer unveiled the coalition “Women for Cross” today. “Women for Cross” is a grassroots organization made up of Illinois women who want to see...

Tom Cross plans for "aggressive" treasurer's office

Tom Cross plans to use the office of State Treasurer in a more active role in Illinois politics than it has been in the past to take on the budget...

WJBC: Tom Cross starts petition to fight income tax increase

Check out this article the WJBC out of Bloomington, Illinois about our current petition to stop the income tax hike in Illinois:   

Tom Cross Launches Petition for Illinois Families to Oppose Quinn/Frerichs Tax Increase Extension

Three years after Governor Quinn and Senator Mike Frerichs supported Illinois’ record-setting 67 percent income tax increase, they now are seeking to extend its expiration date indefinitely.  Governor Quinn has...