Tio Hardiman for Illinois

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Tio Hardiman for Illinois Governor

Tio Hardiman, a native Chicagoian, has thrown his name in the mix in running for Illinois Governor. Hardiman mentioned in a conference that he plans to provide more resources to schools, bring an end to corruption, create stricter laws for illegal gun trafficking in the state and reduce employment. Tio said in a conference, “I just want to let everybody in Illinois know that I’m dead serious about running for governor.” Tio believes we need fresh leadership, a Governor with a fundamentally different vision, the unquestioned integrity to lead Illinois toward shared prosperity, and equal opportunities in all parts of the state (Tio Hardiman for Illinois, 2014).
Tio’s plans include the following:
* Make affordable housing truly affordable for all income levels
* Fund more programs for adult literacy and job readiness
* Reduce poverty by creating good jobs with a living wage and paid sick leave
* Help small businesses prosper
* Put the public voice back into the public education
* Improve government services like the DHS and DCFS
* Reduce gun violence
* Raise the minimum wage
* Reduce wasteful government spending

In an interview, Hardiman stated, “I didn’t make this decision overnight. There’s a lot of good work that I’ve done as a community activist” and that “I’m running for Governor because I’m tired of seeing people so tired. I’m a pure champion for the people. It’s time for the voices of the people to be heard”. Analysts believe that Hardiman has no chance in campaigning against Pat Quinn. Tio thinks otherwise. He has a campaign literature, a website outperforming everyone else’s, and a campaign office with a receptionist who answers the phone. Of course Rauner has poured more than $6 million into his campaign, which has propelled him to the front of the polls and Tio has loaned about $23,000 to his campaign.…...

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