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.

Listen to What WLS' Lauren Cohn and Pat Brady Have to Say About Mike Frerichs' Investment Strategy

Listen to 89 WLS radio's Lauren Cohn and Pat Brady (filling in for John Kass) slam Mike Frerichs' "insiders only" investment plan in the clip below: 

Tom Cross Issues Statement on Standard & Poor's Outlook Downgrade

Illinois State Representative and candidate for Illinois State Treasurer Tom Cross today released the following statement in response to Standard & Poor’s changing Illinois’ credit outlook to negative and calling...

IL Republican Party: Six Months into Mike Frerichs’ Campaign: A Trip Down Memory Lane

The following article was originally posted on the Illinois Republican Party's website. Six months ago, Democrat Sen. Mike Frerichs launched his campaign for Treasurer. Let’s take a moment to look at...

ICYMI: Tom Cross Calls Frerichs' "Insiders Only" Investment Strategy a Mistake

Frerichs Plan Has Potential To Reduce Returns, Lead To Greater Fraud Bonus: Frerichs Flip-Flops Again, This Time On International Investments

Educational Professionals, Students Express Concern Over Mike Frerichs' Plan to Tax Educational Services

Tutoring, Prep Classes Would Be Taxed Under Frerichs’ Plan Democratic state Senator and candidate for Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs continues to face strong opposition to his proposed service tax,...

Mike Frerichs Campaign Flatlines

Frerichs Donations Drop By 24 percent in 2nd Quarter Democrat State Senator and candidate for State Treasurer Mike Frerichs saw his campaign donations drop by 24 percent this quarter compared to...

IL Republican Party: Three Questions for Mike Frerichs

Frerichs hyping recent endorsement, but his record tells the real story on education. The following article was originally posted on the Illinois Republican Party's website. “Tax Hike Mike” Frerichs is...