12th Congressional District http://wkms.org en Candidates in southern Ill. House race debate jobs http://wkms.org/post/candidates-southern-ill-house-race-debate-jobs <p>Voters in southern Illinois’ 12<sup>th</sup> Congressional District heard the three candidates for the U.S. House talk about their job-creation proposals at a debate yesterday.&nbsp; The event brought together Republican Jason Plummer, Democrat Bill Enyart and the Green Party's Paula Bradshaw at Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.&nbsp; Plummer called for tax reform while Enyart pushed a plan focused on small businesses. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:21:59 +0000 The Associated Press 20852 at http://wkms.org Candidates in southern Ill. House race debate jobs Plummer Confident GOP Can Win 12th District Race http://wkms.org/post/plummer-confident-gop-can-win-12th-district-race-0 <p>The Republican running to replace Southern Illinois&rsquo; U.S. Representative Jerry Costello says he&#39;s confident he can put the 12<sup>th</sup> District in the GOP column for the first time since World War II.&nbsp; Lumber company executive Jason Plummer recently told backers this is their year to get it done.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:07:38 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 20733 at http://wkms.org Plummer Confident GOP Can Win 12th District Race