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  • 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...
  • Mayors: Closure of Illinois nuclear plants would hurt cities

    Mayors of six Illinois communities are warning of potential economic consequences if three nuclear power plants close in their areas. Exelon Corp. has said it might have to shutter at least three of its six nuclear plants in Illinois if they can't be...
  • Rauner: Not a 'happy feet' year for Illinois government

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has told state agency directors that he wants to take the blame for problems in Illinois government and let them take credit for good news. The Republican made opening remarks at a meeting of his cabinet Wednesday. A week ago the...
  • Rauner: 'Bad' lawmakers stand in the way of change

    Gov. Bruce Rauner is asking farmers to help him influence lawmakers and support those who back his agenda for "reshaping" Illinois. The Republican governor told attendees at an Illinois Farm Bureau conference Wednesday that lawmakers who oppose his...
  • Illinois has a bunch of whiners

    Bruce Rauner trims the budget and we hear nothing but people wailing. These people apparently would be just as happy if the whole state went broke. They need to consider that whatever they get does not come from the government; it comes from ordinary...
  • Who will share the sacrifice?

    I think the realistic citizens among us agree with newly minted Gov. Bruce Rauner that something must be done about our state’s pension funds. But I personally am waiting to see how far his reform extends. Will, for example, the porked-up pensions,...
  • Rauner's new head of Illinois Film Office looks to spur film and TV jobs

    Rauner's new head of Illinois Film Office looks to spur film and TV jobs
    The Illinois Film Office has a new director. Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed GOP political consultant Christine Dudley, who steps into a job that primarily focuses on luring TV and film projects to Illinois. Dudley takes over for Betsy Steinberg, who...
  • Fox Valley leaders blast Rauner plan for cuts to local government

    Fox Valley leaders blast Rauner plan for cuts to local government
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner recently said that like a family, everyone must come together to address the reality of the state's financial crisis. But the mayors and village presidents that represent some 750,000 residents in Kane, Kendall and DeKalb...
  • Fight at US Supreme Court over health law affects Illinois

    A case being heard at the U.S. Supreme Court next week challenges health insurance subsidies for more than 270,000 Illinois residents and many more people in states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges under President Barack Obama's health...
  • Fine, Gabel field budget, pension questions at town meeting

    Fine, Gabel field budget, pension questions at town meeting
    "We're living in very interesting times in Illinois government right now." With that Feb. 24 greeting, State Rep. Laura Fine, D-Glenview, launched into more than an hour of conversation about education legislation, pension burdens, union rights,...
  • Moody's: Rauner's budget 'hard to implement'

    A top credit rating agency has called GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's $32 billion budget proposal "hard to implement" because of likely Democratic opposition in the Illinois Legislature. Moody's Investors Service issued a statement Tuesday saying many of Rauner'...