workers' compensation Lawmakers Talk But Don't Vote on Worker's Comp. By Amanda Vinicky • Nov 28, 2016 Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner continues to demand legislators lower what businesses have to pay for injured workers. House Democrats scheduled a hearing on the subject today, and yet Rauner's fellow Republicans wanted nothing to do with it. Rauner promotes "Turnaround Agenda" By Amanda Vinicky • Apr 15, 2015 Governor Bruce Rauner has been traveling the state to promote his so-called "Turnaround Agenda." But don't expect the General Assembly to act on it right away. Local lawmakers react to State of the State By Denise Molina • Jan 30, 2014 State Senator Darin LaHood says the governor’s rhetoric does not match Illinois’ reality.