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Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Oct. 12, 2018, 4:14pm

Endorsement: Daily Herald recommends Wilcox over Mahady in Illinois Senate District 32


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Oct. 9, 2018, 9:15am

Craig Wilcox, a District 32 candidate for the Illinois Senate, says a triple threat of high taxes, underemployment and bleak prospects are driving residents to leave the state.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Oct. 8, 2018, 11:37am

McHenry, Illinois – September 28, 2018 - Senator Pamela Althoff announced today that she endorsed Craig Wilcox to be appointed as her replacement as the State Senator representing the 32nd District and for his campaign for the seat in the November 6th election.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Oct. 4, 2018, 12:00am

Former Sen. Pamela Althoff recently endorsed Republican Senate candidate Craig Wilcox and said the retired Air Force colonel places “service to our community before himself."


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Sep. 28, 2018, 10:25am

Illinois Republican Senate candidate Craig Wilcox celebrated the Air Force’s 71st birthday with a social media post honoring that branch of the armed services.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Sep. 20, 2018, 9:55am

Craig Wilcox, the Republican candidate for the 32nd Senate District, believes a mileage tax would only harm the state and its residents.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Sep. 2, 2018, 1:50am

Joining 50 other legislators who have declined state-funded pensions, 32nd state Senate District candidate Craig Wilcox pledged last month to refuse a pension if elected in November.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Aug. 23, 2018, 12:00pm

Craig Wilcox fears the worse may be yet to come in regard to Illinois’ shrinking population. “The property taxes that Lake and McHenry County residents have to pay are outrageous."


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Aug. 22, 2018, 12:00pm

“How do we tell [future employees] that we expect them to enter into a pension system that has every likelihood of being insolvent by the time they choose to enter into retirement?"


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Aug. 8, 2018, 12:00pm

A 401(k)-style pension system for newly hired teachers is the remedy Col. Craig Wilcox, a Republican candidate for Illinois state Senate, recommends to combat the practice of pension spiking.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Aug. 3, 2018, 12:00pm

Craig Wilcox laments nothing has changed in the year since lawmakers in Springfield joined forces to override a veto by Gov. Bruce Rauner in order to enact a 32 percent state income tax hike,


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Jul. 27, 2018, 12:00pm

Republican state Senate candidate Craig Wilcox is calling for quick action by lawmakers to correct the state’s pension crisis.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Jul. 18, 2018, 11:18am

Republican Senate candidate Craig Wilcox is calling for the resignation of Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino as talk of his now-defunct campaign committee's violation of campaign finance rules continues to percolate.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Jul. 12, 2018, 10:20am

The state is no better off now, a year after the record-breaking income tax hike pushed through by the Democrat-controlled Illinois General Assembly and there appears to be no end in sight, a McHenry County board member running for state Senate said during a recent interview.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Jul. 5, 2018, 10:15am

Failure of a progressive-tax constitutional amendment is good news for Illinois taxpayers who must remain vigilant of any similar attempts by lawmakers in Springfield, a McHenry County board member running for state Senate said during a recent interview.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Jun. 27, 2018, 12:45pm

Craig Wilcox said the latest bad news about Illinois' property tax crisis is all on the state's current lawmakers in Springfield.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Jun. 27, 2018, 10:55am

Craig Wilcox has scheduled a campaign fundraiser for his “integrity, service, excellence”-themed run to replace retiring Sen. Pam Althoff (R-McHenry).


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | Jun. 21, 2018, 9:50am

Craig Wilcox made sure to take time out from his busy campaign in District 32 on Father’s Day to salute "the men who mold and develop sons and daughters of the future."


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | May 30, 2018, 11:55am

With recent census data showing Chicago's population shrank for the third year in a row, a McHenry County board member running for state Senate said the cause isn't difficult to find.


Elect Colonel Craig Wilcox | May 18, 2018, 11:38am

Craig Wilcox reasons the tenor of the people tells you everything you need to know about the condition of the troubled state of Illinois.