PONTIAC - State Treasurer Dan Rutherford released his first campaign ad for TV Wednesday afternoon:
Rutherford has cash on hand of nearly $1.4 million. His first TV commercials of the campaign will begin airing during the Sochi Winter Olympics. The initial 30-second commercial spots are airing in the figure skating competition, which features Illinois-connected skaters during the first week of the Olympics. Rutherford has been airing downstate radio commercials.