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.

Tom Cross Announces Illinois Military Family Scholarship Program

Illinois State Representative and Republican candidate for Illinois State Treasurer Tom Cross outlined plans today that would create a Military Family Scholarship Program for children and grandchildren of active duty...

Tom Cross announces plans for Illinois Report Card

Illinois State Representative and candidate for Illinois State Treasurer Tom Cross unveiled his plan to create an Illinois Financial Report Card today.  The report card will be released quarterly from...

IL Republican Party: Frerichs/Callis Deliver “Black Eye” To School Voter Registration

Frerichs’ Staff Accused of Bringing Partisan Politics Into Registering High School Students   This piece was posted on the Illinois Republican Party's website. From the Champaign News-Gazette Editorial – “Lesson...

Frerichs' Role As Champaign County Auditor: Bad Math Cost Champaign Taxpayers Over $3 Million

Frerichs’ Patronage Program Cost Taxpayers Over $100,000   Special Note:  Today marks the 2,415th day that Mike Frerichs is late in paying his property taxes.   DOWNLOADABLE GRAPHICS: PATRONAGE CHART AND...

IL Republican Party: Frerichs Defiant in Not Paying Taxes

This piece was originally published on the Illinois Republican Party's website. In case you missed it, multiple news outlets have reported in recent days on Mike Frerichs' ongoing refusal to pay over...

Tom Cross surges to 11 point lead in Treasurer's race

Frerichs Gaffes & Contradictions, Failure To Support Israel Investment, & Advocacy For Higher Taxes & Unbalanced Budget Dog Campaign  A Reboot Illinois/We Ask America poll on the Illinois Treasurer’s race...

IL Republican Party - Poll: Tom Cross up 11 in IL Treasurer Race

“Tax Hike Mike” hurt by multiple gaffes, flip-flops, failure to support Israel.  Poll: Cross up 2:1 among independents; leads +6 with women voters. This piece was originally posted on the...