Rauner

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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Government
11:27 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Rauner: don’t call me ‘His Excellency’

Republican Bruce Rauner spent his first full day as Illinois' governor at the Statehouse, where his agenda included leading a meeting with the General Assembly's four legislative leaders.

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Government
4:49 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

A look at Gov. Rauner’s executive order

State employees will have to be more forthcoming about their volunteer work, legal status and property holdings under an executive order Governor Bruce Rauner signed Tuesday afternoon. The new governor was unwilling to specify what more he'll disclose about his finances.

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Government
5:23 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Gov. Rauner plans executive order to limit spending

 

In one of his first acts as Illinois' new governor, Republican Bruce Rauner Monday has issued an executive order requiring all state agencies to stop spending money they don't have to. 

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State News
5:03 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

A deeper look at Gov. Rauner’s inaugural address

Illinois officially has a new governor. Republican Bruce Rauner took the oath of office in Springfield Monday while making a big show of it.  

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