SGLF Launches Six-Figure Issue Ad Campaign on Gov. Wolf’s Budget Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) launched a six-figure, multi-platform issue ad campaign in Pennsylvania during Governor Tom Wolf’s budget crisis informing residents of the threats presented to middle class families in his proposed budget. The ad campaign, which includes digital and mail, also informs citizens of the common-sense solutions offered in the Republicans’ budget.   “Governor …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy on Secretary of State Jon Husted’s Record in Ohio

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Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) launched a digital ad buy highlighting Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s unwavering support for small business and free enterprise. The five-figure ad buy will run for two weeks throughout the state, beginning this afternoon. “As secretary of state, Jon Husted has worked tirelessly to cut through the red tape and regulations that once …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy On Billy Nungesser’s Record of Public Service

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) launched a multi-platform ad buy highlighting Billy Nungesser’s outstanding record as a public servant in Louisiana. The radio and digital ads are set to run for the next six days in Louisiana and seek to remind citizens of Nungesser’s history as an unyielding advocate for Louisiana families. “Billy Nungesser had a …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy Highlighting Commissioner Jim Donelon’s Record for Louisiana

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Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) introduced a five-figure digital ad buy that highlights Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon’s history of fighting for Louisiana residents’ insurance needs. The digital ads will run for 10 days in the state and are designed to remind citizens of Donelan’s record of lowering insurance rates and increasing taxpayer protection in the years since …

SGLF Launches Ad Buy on Speaker Madigan’s Inexcusable Debt

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) launched a digital ad buy asking Illinoisans to stand up to Michael Madigan and the massive debt each citizen has incurred since he became Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives in 1983. Since then, Illinois’ total debt levels have risen to more than $321 billion, or $24,959 per person …

Tom Kacich: UI credit union not part of Frerichs program

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A press release last week about a partnership between state Treasurer Mike Frerichs and the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union was in error, said Greg Anderson of the Champaign-based credit union. It is not participating in an interest-free loan program for state workers — at least for now — although a release from the treasurer’s office left that impression. …

Politics as Usual: GOP group takes aim at Madigan

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The campaign style tactics surrounding the state’s budget continue as a Washington D.C.-based political group is taking aim at Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan on policies it says have put the state in debt since he became speaker in 1983. The State Government Leadership Foundation announced a digital advertisement purchase to run throughout the state for the rest of this …

Tax Foundation Ranks State Business Tax Climate

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Written by JACKSON BRAINERD for NCSL Wyoming and South Dakota topped the rankings for states’ business tax climate in the 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index released last week by the Tax Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. The Index compares state’ tax systems in terms of their friendliness to business and conduciveness to economic development. The 2015 Index is based …