Rauner

Education
6:05 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Rob Parks makes local school board choice

Rob Parks’s name was withdrawn as Governor Rauner’s appointment to serve on the State Board of Education. 

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Government
5:16 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Rauner: ‘I am not anti-union’

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he wants to clear up his stance about government unions. Rauner says he’s been portrayed unfairly in the news media.

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Government
6:31 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Gov. Rauner holds first cabinet meeting

Just over 50 top state officials came together Wednesday afternoon for their first cabinet meeting with Illinois' new governor, Bruce Rauner.  

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Government
6:17 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Peoria City, County weigh-in on Rauner’s proposed budget

Peoria City and County say Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget carries significant financial impacts. 

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Government
3:51 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Moody’s offers blunt take on Rauner budget

A major credit rating agency has come out with a blunt assessment of Governor Bruce Rauner's proposed budget for Illinois. 

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State News
5:16 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Rauner's plans for budget remains a mystery

Credit Peoria Public Radio

Just how Republican Governor Bruce Rauner plans to deal with Illinois' budget remains a mystery.  

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Government
3:17 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

IL education czar fields tough questions

Governor Bruce Rauner was scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a meeting of public school leaders Tuesday in Springfield. Instead, he sent his new education czar.

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Government
4:04 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Rauner: gov't unions should be banned from campaign contributions

Governor Bruce Rauner lit a fire under labor unions in Illinois earlier this week when he suggested local governments -- like counties or cities -- should be able to implement their own right-to-work laws. Rauner went one step further Thursday, saying government unions should be banned from contributing to political campaigns.

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Government
5:33 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Illinois lawmakers sworn-in

Democrats have had a monopoly on state government the past twelve years. But the election of Republican Governor Bruce Rauner will bring the GOP back to the table. As lawmakers were sworn in Wednesday, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin called on both parties to join together:

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Government
5:28 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Uncertainty following Rauner appointment changes

There’s some uncertainty about who will be leading several state groups under Governor Bruce Rauner. He’s undone the appointments of more than a hundred people from the previous governor. 

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