Sunday, May 16, 2010
Millennium Park, Nearthe Bean
Michigan and MadisonStreets
Chicago, IL 60601
WILLIAM DOCK Walls and edscanlan To announce their caMPAIGN for ILLINOIS governor and LIEUTENANT governor mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";text-transform:uppercase"">
Prior to the recent Democrat Primary Ed Scanlan and William Dock Walls each submitted petitions and nominationpapers to run for Governor of the State of Illinois. While sparring and debating theissues on the campaign trail, Dock and Ed realized they had a lot in common. Although Scanlan grew up on Chicago’sSouthwest side, graduated St. Ignatius, Notre Dame and DePaul Law School andWalls grew up on the Southeast side of town, graduated CVS, Tuskegee Universityand IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law, both are Fiscally Conservative andSocially Responsive. Neither Walls nor Scanlan are eager to raise taxes or growgovernment.
Although, neither remained on the Primary Ballot, both Walls and Scanlan remained committed to the implementationof policies sure to improve Illinois. Convinced that together they can make adifference and repair Illinois, Walls and Scanlan have joined forces asIndependent Candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor respectively. Theycombined Walls broad and expansive campaign organization with Scanlan’s vastfundraising potential. Scanlan indicated he will loan the campaign up to onemillion dollars.
Walls said “Ed and I are committed to the creation of hundreds of thousands of sustainable PrivateSector jobs. We have plans to increase the number of manufacturing firms, fullyfund education, properly restructure the Illinois Pension, and make our stateforever economically viable.
According to Scanlan, “When it comes to wages, operations and pensions, IllinoisState Government is way over-priced. We must adopt the best practices, provenin Private industry, and Normalize our overall costs.We must control state spending while maximizing services and providing the assistancepeople need most.”
“Ed and I know that none of the other candidates have the will desire or ability toeffectively lead Illinois. We mustalleviate the current economic crisis. We must create jobs and address theissues affecting safety in our communities.” Said Walls.
Walls and Scanlan have been warmly received and encouraged by voters throughout theentire state. They are confident people will contribute money to support thiscampaign. Their goal is to inspire disaffected voters to come out and vote inrecord numbers.