Illinois State Senator Speaks with Matt Rodewald

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 07/09 2014 10:19AM

Updated 07/09 2014 10:52AM

ROCKFORD - Tonight's Transform Rockford meeting will include a special guest.

He's served in the State Senate for more than a year, but he's no stranger to Illinois politics. Now on a quest to beat 3-term U.S. Senator Dick Durbin in the November election this fall. Illinois State Senator Jim Oberweis joined Eyewitness News to talk about Transform Rockford, his plans to combat high unemployment rates, high crimes and rising property taxes. He also answers the question why he's challenging U.S. Senator Durbin to 7 separate debates.

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