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State News
1:45 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

Efforts underway to raise $8.8M for governor's mansion

Efforts will start this week in Springfield to raise private money to pay for a needed $8.8 million in renovations and repairs to the 160-year-old Illinois Executive Mansion. 

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State News
5:41 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Rauner speaks at Lincoln Day Dinner in Springfield

Governor Bruce Rauner was the keynote speaker at the Sangamon County Republican Party's Lincoln Day Dinner Wednesday night in Springfield - the home of many state employees. 

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State News
6:41 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Rauner working on transition to the Governor's seat

From dealing with a rush of job-seekers to a leaky roof and hard feelings among opponents he now needs, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner has been busily preparing to take over Illinois. His plans include staging a "big party" to celebrate "our great state" at his inauguration, even as he struggles to get a handle on the state's "horrible" budget situation.

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6:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Roof being repaired on state governor’s mansion

It took the state seven months and two big storms, but the roof on the governor's mansion in Springfield is finally being repaired. Rainwater seeped into two bedrooms on the third floor of the historic home in late May.

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State News
6:26 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Lawmaker files resolution calling on governor to spend more time in Springfield

A central Illinois legislator has filed a resolution calling on the governor to spend more time in the capital city.  IPR'S Amanda Vinicky reports.

You never know what'll come up during a candidates' debate.  Back in 2010, it was Gov. Pat Quinn's underwear. As proof that he lives in Springfield, Quinn offered that he keeps his underwear at the governor's mansion.

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