SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
*** UPDATED x1 - Callis resigns to run for Congress *** Quinn makes Gill an assistant director

Friday, May 3, 2013

* From a Gov. Pat Quinn press release announcing various appointments…

Dr. David Gill, of Bloomington, received his bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Illinois and has served as a family practice doctor and emergency room physician for more than 20 years. Most recently an emergency room doctor at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Gill has been named Assistant Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Gill is just one of several failed Democratic candidates to land a gig in the Quinn administration. Two 10th Congressional District candidates - Dan Seals and Julie Hamos - got state jobs after their 2010 defeats. 2010 US Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias was appointed chairman of the Community College Board. And then there were all the legislators who got slots after voting “right” during the lame duck session.

But this appointment, as with Seals before him, may take the perennial candidate Gill out of the 2014 congressional race, which would be good news for Democrats. He’s just not a good candidate.

*** UPDATE *** This Gill job doesn’t appear to be a coincidence

David Hylla is the new chief judge for the Third Judicial Circuit. He replaces Ann Callis, who broke the news Friday morning at the Madison County Judiciary Committee.

Callis also announced at the meeting that she is stepping down to run for a seat in the new 13th Congressional District. She will make a formal announcement on Monday.

As we’ve already discussed, the DCCC has courted Callis to challenge Republican freshman Rodney Davis. Their work paid off, and Gov. Quinn looks to have gotten Gill out of the way.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


16 Comments
  1. - Judgment Day - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:31 pm:

    What terrible evils did IDPH do to deserve such a punishment?


  2. - Skeeter - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:33 pm:

    Anybody know how long the position has been vacant?

    Is the department operating that badly with the position vacant?


  3. - LINK - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:45 pm:

    Skeeter. Depends as there is one Assistant Director`s position vacant now which is over Community Public Health Outreach and Hearing Review.

    This makes the second position filled with a candidate or former legislator (Miller).


  4. - Small Town Liberal - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:45 pm:

    - What terrible evils did IDPH do to deserve such a punishment? -

    Gill as a candidate may be weak, but no one can deny his committment to public health and his successful career as a physician. This is a good pick.


  5. - Mr. Jim Lahey - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:49 pm:

    Interesting that this happens the same day Judge Ann Callis resigns her seat to run for Congress…collusion?


  6. - Anon - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:52 pm:

    Skeeter, if he is taking the position Teresa Garate had, she left in August 2012.


  7. - so... - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:54 pm:

    I’d ask if Pat Quinn has any shame left at this point, but I think I know the answer.


  8. - just sayin' - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:54 pm:

    Rodney Davis in deep do do.


  9. - WizzardOfOzzie - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 2:59 pm:

    http://www.judgeanncallis.com/area-leaders-support-judge-callis/

    Good website. You can bet that Shimkus quote will end up in a commercial.


  10. - Rich Miller - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 3:02 pm:

    ===Good website===

    Yeah. And before anybody else clicks your link, I am not related to and do not know Granite City Police Chief Rich Miller. lol


  11. - just sayin' - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 3:03 pm:

    Too funny. Google and you’ll quickly find Judge Callis’ last campaign site, has this:

    Congressman John Shimkus (R-Collinsville)

    “Chief Judge Ann Callis has earned my respect and the respect of Republicans and Democrats alike for the reforms she initiated to improve our local court system and for the innovative programs she has launched. I was so impressed by the establishment of the veterans court that helps troubled veterans get their lives back on track that I nominated the program for the national Paul H. Chapman Award from the Foundation for Improvement of Justice.”

    Should be entertaining when GOP tries to paint her as lackey for the trial bar.

    Also note on same page kind words from Rich Miller - Granite City Police Chief. Rich you really get around. lol


  12. - Oswego Willy - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 3:27 pm:

    Going to be a fun race to watch! Sounds like Dr. Gill found his “calling”.

    Callis will have her own baggage, with residency, decisions on the Bench, all that Metro East legal baggage will follow.

    Congressman Davis now knows the parameters of his race, his “opponent”, and has just as much time as she does to do the Oppo, which I think might be a “hurt” not a “help” in announcing so early (no guessing, she is going, she could have made Rodney sweat a bit, but I digress…) and will have the Majority Party’s help, at the same time it’s the opposite of the White House in midterms…

    YDD, double or nothing, Davis v. Callis, “Cannoil Part Deux”?

    This will be a great race, for sure.


  13. - Pazyryk - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 4:07 pm:

    Why was Dr. David Gill a bad candidate? His loss margin was the same as the Great and Good Obama in the 13th district, and Obama had the home-team advantage as well as incumbency in his favor.


  14. - Madison - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 4:15 pm:

    Poor timing for Anne. If she thought she could not beat a 29 year old with dads money in a more democratic district how on earth will she beat an incumbant in an off year election cycle?


  15. - Just Me - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 4:17 pm:

    You’ve got to be frickin’ kidding me. Real people with real experience can’t get jobs, but failed candidates can.


  16. - steve schnorf - Friday, May 3, 13 @ 6:00 pm:

    As many of us know, this is how the system is supposed to work. Maybe they are mastering it.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* More Illinois Democrats say they won't be attending Trump inauguration
* Question of the day
* What could possibly go wrong?
* *** UPDATED x1 *** The tide shifts a bit
* Vallas says CSU will not be absorbed
* We've come a long way, baby
* Rauner won't say where he stands on "repeal and replace"
* Zombies!!!
* Treating the symptoms
* Manar wants Rauner to "personally" negotiate AFSCME contract
* And Petrella makes 8
* Candidate preview at Rainbow PUSH
* On inauguration day, a study in contrasts
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Yesterday's blog posts

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............
<


Search This Blog...

Search the 98th General Assembly By Bill Number
(example: HB0001)

Search the 98th General Assembly By Keyword

  
* Stanford Announces New Program to Discover 'Innovative Uses' for Apple Watch in Healthcare
* Microsoft is testing Cortana for Android lock screens, coming soon in app update
* Even the age-old Sony Xperia Z3+ receives over-the-air Android 7.0 Nougat
* Possible Sony Xperia XA Ultra sequel benchmarked with 4GB RAM, Android 7.0
* Verizon to promo 5GB plan at $55 per month starting January 24
* Another one bites the dust: Moto 360 (2015) also exits Google Store
* Instead of calling it quits, Google could soon expand Android One initiative to the US

* Watch HOF announcement coverage live, 4 CT today
* Kopech hits 110 mph in offseason workout
* Hawk alarm clock headlines Sox '17 promotions
* Many forces at play in GM's Quintana plans
* Watch HOF announcement coverage live, 4 CT Wednesday
* White Sox trio among top RHP prospects
* Healthy Tilson should boost hometown White Sox

...............


Main Menu
Home
Illinois
YouTube
Pundit rankings
Obama
Subscriber Content
Durbin
Burris
Blagojevich Trial
Advertising
Updated Posts
Polls

Archives
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress

Loading


* University of Illinois trustee Estrada leaving .....
* Morning Spin: New city Clerk Valencia could hel.....
* Illinois Senate bill would add tax to sugary dr.....
* Governor Rauner Signs Lead Testing Bill - RealE.....
* Rauner taps Democrat Paul Vallas to turn around.....
* State lawmakers face competing minimum wage pro.....
* Illinois Senate passes criminal justice reform .....


* Police: Girl, 5, accidentally shoots self at Chicago home
* EXCHANGE: Christopher mechanic waits through the slow season
* Illinois judges to be trained for in-school programs
* Obama reduces sentence of Gangster Disciples 'governor'
* Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days
* Long-serving Chicago Fire Department chaplain to retire
* Wicked to return to Chicago next December
* Police: 3 dead, 1 hurt following crash on Chicago expressway
* School bus rolls over in single-vehicle crash
* Lin-Manuel Miranda to play 'Hamilton' for Oscar Lopez Rivera

* Completion of Illinois 29 widening project 'big team effort'
* Rauner recommends Vallas for Chicago State trustees chairman
* Schock trial set for mid-July in Springfield
* Manar: Rauner should personally negotiate with AFSCME
* Lead testing for schools, day cares signed into law
* Illinois governor signs school, daycare lead-testing law
* Illinois Senate vows swift action on ambitious budget plan
* Ex-Rep. Don Moffitt appointed to state Agriculture Department post

* McKesson to pay $150 million for failure to report suspicious opioid orders
* Growing list of Illinois lawmakers to skip Trump's inauguration
* Citibank makes play for customers wanting fee-free cash
* Rauner names advisory group for Chicago State
* Boeing chief exits Trump meeting with hints that jet deal is near


* Throwing away the key: Locking down the slide in the IDNR
* Obama guidance press schedule Jan. 18, 2017. Last news conference
* Police: Multiple parked vehicles stolen on South Side
* Man shot in South Shore
* Police: 2 dead, 11 wounded in Tuesday shootings across Chicago
* Firefighter injured while battling Austin blaze
* Police: Man shot to death in Austin
* IPRA releases video from fatal November police shooting
* Dear Abby: When my kids get loud, I lose it
* Georgia Nicols horoscopes for Jan. 18, 2017


* 'It's inspiring': Cubs' Contreras pays visit to Advocate Children's Hospital
* 3 strong quakes strike central Italy in an hour; Rome subway closed
* Eataly Chicago joins with Pizzeria Uno for odd-couple pizza event
* 5-year-old girl seriously wounded after accidentally shooting herself
* Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized for shortness of breath
* Morning Spin: New city Clerk Valencia could help Emanuel in '19
* Firefighter injured while battling West Side blaze
* Chicagoans can now take Uber carpools with pre-tax commuter benefits
* Former actress re-creates soap opera at wedding
* Oregon strength coach suspended after players hospitalized


The widget AQL4JYGHIY powered by Feed Informer does not exist.


* Completion of Illinois 29 widening project 'big team effort'
* Rauner recommends Vallas for Chicago State trustees chairman
* Our View: Have a plan in place before repealing the Affordable Care Act
* Schock trial set for mid-July in Springfield
* Michael Gerson: Attacking Lewis showed Trump’s disregard for the American story
* Bob Gray: Police, fire costs reach 'tipping point'
* E.J. Dionne: Obama, Trump and the power of ‘we’
* Catherine Rampell: Alarms over cutting back government data
* Manar: Rauner should personally negotiate with AFSCME
* Kathleen Parker: Hosea, can you see?


* Area Calendar 1/18/17
* Top of the Morning, Jan. 18, 2017
* High School Confidential: Week 16
* Area history, Jan. 18, 2017
* Rick's Six: Minor flooding, food and Q-C loses a hero
* State lawmakers face competing minimum wage proposals in Senate, House
* Illinois Senate bill would add tax to sugary drinks
* The doctor is in at Scovill Zoo
* John Ruhnke
* Gloria Stewart


* How Ray Kroc movie 'The Founder' replicated suburban sites in Georgia
* Crash closes Algonquin Road in Algonquin
* Dawn Patrol: Naperville's Main Street Promenade sold for $88 million
* Inaugural speech is Trump's time to rise to the moment
* More clemency coming after Obama shortens Manning's sentence

* House lawmakers overcome hurdle on key tra...
* Rodney Davis talks funding with Bloomingto...
* The agency that fought Illiana gets a new ...
* Rep. Dold takes educational cruise down Ch...
* Lawmakers decry high turnover rate of VA h...
* CBD Oil, and politics
* Simon considering state Senate bid
* Killer Congressman Tom MacArthur trying to...
* Shutdown? State may not notice
* Rep. Bob Dold

* Sen. Durbin on Rod Blagojevich being commu......

* Former San Bernardino County supervisor te......
* Former San Bernardino County supervisor te......

* Quincy teachers vote to strike.
* Betsy DeVos and the Prince of darkness.
* Keeping Retirement Weird. Senator Biss’ view on pension theft seems to have changed. Activism works.
* Ella’s Song. Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely. Women’s March on Washington version.
* Could Chicago baseball fans wind up rooting for pair of Expos to make Hall?
* GOP state lawmaker calls for Blagojevich's sentence to be shortened
* GOP state lawmaker calls for Obama to shorten Blagojevich's prison sentence
* Chicago Stars Ep. 3 - The World Columbian Exposition // MBMHMC tv
* Thorner & O'Neil: Returning nation to its roots supercedes all else
* Marches for Life in Chicago and Springfield


* Governor Rauner Signs Lead Testing Bill
* Governor Announces Appointments
* Illinois Targeted Violence Prevention Program Receives $187,000 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Grant - Funding will support community training and engagement programs
* Governor Rauner Announces #GovClassroomVisit
* IDoA tips for winter weather preparedness - Health hazards to be aware of during the winter months that could affect older adults




      Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller