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  • Gov. Rauner says he's 'staying out' of Chicago mayor's race

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he's "staying out of" the Chicago mayor's race. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia are facing off April 7. Emanuel and Rauner are friends and worked together during Emanuel's time as an...
  • Rita sees new hope for casino expansion

    Most gamblers believe that no matter how bad their luck is running, everything can change with the next roll of the dice, turn of the wheel or flip of a card. State Rep. Robert Rita, D-Blue Island, who has been leading the battle to expand casino...
  • Ex-Gov. Quinn pushes consumer rights, blasts Rauner's budget

    Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn offered a preview Friday of his life after public office, delivering a speech on consumer rights to lawyers and students and also taking a shot at his successor. The Democratic governor, who lost to Republican Bruce...
  • Rauner, Democrats disagree on short-term budget fix

    Rauner, Democrats disagree on short-term budget fix
    More than a week after Gov. Bruce Rauner declared he was "literally days away" from a solution to the $1.6 billion shortfall in this year's budget, the governor insisted Friday that he and Democrats are "very close" to a deal. "We'll get it done,"...
  • Mayor touts Elgin's successes, warns of Rauner's proposed budget cuts

    Mayor touts Elgin's successes, warns of Rauner's proposed budget cuts
    While touting Elgin's successes during the annual state of the city speech, Mayor Dave Kaptain used the forum to reiterate his opposition to Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed cuts to the amount of money municipalities get from the state income tax. Kaptain...
  • Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board

     Rauner appoints West Side pastor to Chicago State board
    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday announced the appointment of a West Side pastor to the Chicago State University board of trustees. The Rev. Marshall Hatch has worked as a pastor, most recently at New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Rauner's office...
  • Rotering: Rauner budget would 'rescue state finances ... on our backs'

    Rotering: Rauner budget would 'rescue state finances ... on our backs'
    Highland Park officials are railing against one piece of Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget fix for the state's precarious finances: a 50 percent cut in the local government share of the state income tax revenues. Mayor Nancy Rotering decried the...
  • Reversing course in Illinois

    Reversing course in Illinois
    The most portentous election of 2014, which gave the worst-governed state its first Republican governor in 12 years, has initiated this century's most intriguing political experiment. Illinois has favored Democratic presidential candidates by an average...
  • Lurie Children's CEO calls on Rauner to keep coordinated care for kids

    Lurie Children's CEO calls on Rauner to keep coordinated care for kids
    As CEO of the state's largest children's hospital, Patrick Magoon said he will lead the effort to prevent any proposed cuts to specialized programs that help care for some of the country's sickest kids. Funding for coordinated care entities, as such...
  • Illinois House Speaker renews push for 'Millionaire's Tax'

    Illinois' longtime House speaker has renewed a push to tax the state's millionaires to boost funding for schools. Chicago Democrat Michael Madigan's proposal would amend the state constitution to add a 3 percent surcharge to incomes of more than $1...
  • GSU hopes Rauner will back off proposed cuts

    GSU hopes Rauner will back off proposed cuts
    Cuts in funding for higher education proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner would be detrimental to the state's future, Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon said Tuesday, and she has invited Rauner and his staff to tour the campus in University...