Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms Running For Illinois State Senate

The following story is shared from WVIK News as part of’s partnership with WVIK. To see the full story click here. Republican Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms is running for the Illinois Senate. Thursday morning he began a several-stop announcing tour of the new 36th Senate district. If elected, he says his focus would be on the economy and jobs. “More jobs, more rooftops. More rooftops, more retail. More retail, more income. And that’s how we do it. We need to generate new income for the state of Illinois, not continue taxing the existing people that are here, more... Read More