Posted by CYR Editor on February 12, 2014 - 8:56 am
We’re three weeks away from the Illinois primary elections (March 18) where the Republican Party will nominate our candidates across the state for the general election in November. That means that the gubernatorial debates will be in full swing over the next three weeks and the CYRs will be watching front and center! Mark your calendars now as we’ll be hosting debate watching parties for the latter two dates (March 4 and March 13):
Thursday, February 27 at 7 pm on ABC7 digital channel 7.2 (will re-air on Friday, February 28 at 7 pmon ABC7 main channel)
Posted by CYR Editor on February 1, 2014 - 9:45 pm
Benedictine University will host the final debate prior to the 2014 primary featuring the Republican candidates running for governor from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6 in the Dan and Ada Rice Center on the University’s main campus in Lisle.
The debate is a ticket-required event. A limited number of free tickets are available and may be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or Priya Roberts at (630) 829-6460. Tickets must be acquired in advance and will not be issued at the door.
AM 560 “The Answer,” which is co-sponsoring the debate with Benedictine University, will air a live remote broadcast from 5:00-7:00 p.m. leading up to the debate featuring former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh. A one-hour post-debate show is scheduled from 9:00-10:00 p.m.
Posted by CYR Editor on December 29, 2013 - 8:14 pm
We start out 2014 with a panel of political experts. Our panel will discuss the upcoming GOP Primary and the 2014 General Election. If you have heard Paul Green speak, you know he is ALWAYS entertaining and enlightening. If you have not heard him, this is your chance! Tuesdays are $1 Burgers at Bar Louie so come hungry for knowledge and sustenance. All members and non-members are welcome! Bring your friends, siblings, spouses, co-workers, and anyone else who'd like to come! No cost to attend.
Dennis Cook - Pollster, Battleground Polling
Paul Green - Professor, Roosevelt University
Amy Jacobson - Radio Host, WIND 560 AM
Russ Stewart - Political Analyst, RussStewart.com
Tuesday, January 14 from 6:30 to 8 pm at Bar Louie River North (333-335 N. Dearborn St., Chicago).
Posted by CYR Editor on November 18, 2013 - 9:31 pm
April 30 to May 4, 2013
The Young Republican Leadership Conference is the signature biennial event of the Young Republican National Federation, Inc. Hundreds of young professionals from around the country come to Washington, D.C. to meet with their legislators, the Republican party leadership, and to educate themselves on many issues.
Posted by CYR Editor on October 16, 2013 - 9:17 pm
The Illinois Policy Institute is proud to host Larry Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), whose mission is to inspire, educate and connect future leaders with the economic, ethical, and legal principles of a free society. Mr. Reed, a widely recognized champion for liberty, will discuss his "Seven Principles of Sound Public Policy," which have been discussed worldwide.Mr. Reed was a co-founder of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, Mich., and served as Mackinac's president for 20 years. He also taught economics full time and chaired the Department of Economics at Northwood University in Michigan from 1977 to 1984. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Grove City College and a master's degree in history from Slippery Rock State University.