Press Release from the Rauner Campaign, July 8, 2014
Bruce Rauner today pledged to release his 2013 tax returns and called on Pat Quinn to directly answer critical questions about the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative:
“Seven months ago, I was happy to pro-actively release three years of tax returns, disclose every company that does business in the state and pledge to put all my assets in a blind trust when I am elected, and I look forward to releasing my 2013 returns when they are ready.
While I’ve gone above and beyond what is required, Pat Quinn is refusing to answer critical questions about his failed $55 million anti-violence program. Pat Quinn needs to release all documents and emails pertaining to the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.
Pat Quinn also needs to explain why he waited until the Fourth of July to disclose months-old federal grand jury subpoenas of his senior staff. He needs to come clean about why and how his senior staff approved a day care center to provide felon re-entry services. And he owes the taxpayers an explanation about why his administration paid $800,000 to the Woodlawn Organization, despite years of acknowledged financial irregularities. Taxpayers deserve to know how this all happened and the only way to find out is for Quinn to release all the documents in question.”