Lasonde blames Democrat-controlled legislature for unfriendly business climate

Lasonde blames Democrat-controlled legislature for unfriendly business climate

Illinois legislators are earning too much at taxpayers’ expense and delivering too little, according to Joan McCarthy Lasonde, 9th District Republican candidate for the state Senate.

Lasonde told the North Cook News she had signed Wirepoints.com’s no-pension pledge, which has been gaining traction among GOP hopefuls, and challenged her rival, state Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview), to follow suit. Fine currently represents District 17 in the state House.  read more…