Republican state treasurer candidate Tom Cross Thursday put on a show of support from central Illinois politicians in Springfield as he said his experience as a prosecutor and legislator would help him be a fiscal watchdog.
“Tom’s the right guy for the right time,” said state Rep. Raymond Poe, R-Springfield, who was one of five lawmakers at Cross’ news conference at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. “Tom can hit the ground running.”
Also on hand were GOP county chairman including Rosemarie Long of Sangamon County, who said she expects her organization to endorse Cross for the nomination. Among others there were Bruce Pillsbury of Macon County, Dave Bender of Logan County, Randy Pollard of Fayette County and Tim Sickmeyer of Mason County. ...More here