Posted Online: Nov. 15, 2012, 1:04 pm

Republican Women of Rock Island County Dec. 6 meeting

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Press release submitted by Republican Women of Rock Island County



Republican Women of Rock Island County December 6, 2012 Guest Speaker and Meeting at Denny's Restaurant Banquet Room, 2601-52nd Ave., Moline, IL

Guest Speaker: Patrick Hughes, 42, finished second to Senator Mak Kirk in the 2010 Republican Primary for U.S. Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama when he became President. Prior to that, Mr. Hughes was the Chairman of Sensible Taxpayers Opposed to Increased Taxes (STOP-IT), an Illinois Political Action Committee credited by state Republican Party leaders with playing a significant role in defeating Governor Pat Quinn's then proposed 50% income tax increase on Illinois taxpayers. Mr. Hughes is an attorney, real estate developer and home builder with interestes in various development entities. Mr. Hughes lives in Hinsdale with his wife, Susan, and their three children - Anna (11), Katherine (9) and John (6)